Walgreens brings more fresh food to San Francisco at Powell and O’Farrell streets in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood. This new store features an extensive collection of innovative offerings and services unexpected from today’s drugstores but not the legacy of Walgreens. This remodeled expanded store is tailored to reflect the uniqueness of San Francisco, at a location where Walgreens has been present since 1946.
“This is our first flagship location in Northern California, and we look forward to helping the residents and visitors of the Union Square neighborhood get, stay and live well,” said Mark Wagner, Walgreens president of operations and community management. “Our flagship stores are unlike any traditional drugstore and reflect our transformation into a retail health and daily living destination.”
The store’s expanded fresh food features include:
Hundreds of fresh food items including produce and high-quality, on-the-go meal options such as wraps, sandwiches and salads made fresh daily. A Coca-Cola Freestyle machine dispensing 130 varieties of Coca Cola fountain drinks.
Several flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt accompanied by an enticing toppings bar can be found in the store. An Upmarket Café offering a barista preparing fresh brewed premium coffee and espressos. Local, freshly baked goods also are available in the store and at the espresso bar.
A juice and smoothie bar featuring fresh fruits and vegetables included in distinct recipes.
A fun replica display of Ghirardelli Square that pays homage to Ghirardelli’s local history offers one of the largest selections of Ghirardelli premium chocolates and gift selections in the San Francisco Bay Area. One thing is clear Walgreens is focused on quality fresh food prepared daily and is becoming a retail fresh food leader in the United States.
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