Walgreens and Redbox to Give Away 2 Million Redbox Movie Nights on Thanksgiving Day, Doubling Last Year's Thanksgiving Promotion
The First 250 Paying Customers at Each Walgreens Nationwide Will Get a Promo Code for a Free One-Night Redbox DVD Rental
DEERFIELD, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) and Redbox are offering 2 million reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving. The first 250 customers to make a purchase at each of the more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide on Thanksgiving Day will get a free one-night Redbox DVD rental*. The rental will be valid from Thanksgiving Day through Nov. 29, 2012, at any Walgreens offering Redbox rentals.
"Building on the success of last year's Thanksgiving Day promotion with Redbox, we are offering this reward to our early bird shoppers once again this Thanksgiving," said Bob Cinq-Mars, Walgreens divisional merchandise manager for front-end services. "The holidays are a great time to gather the family for a movie, and this promotion offers a chance for some to try out the service for the first time or a nice bonus for many others who have long enjoyed the convenience and value of Redbox rentals at their neighborhood Walgreens."
Make family time this Thanksgiving even more special with a movie that everyone can enjoy. Visit a Redbox® kiosk at a participating Walgreens to find the top new releases, including The Amazing Spider-Man, The Expendables 2 and The Campaign.
It's easy to find the nearest Redbox location on redbox.com, via the Redbox iPhone® and Android apps and by texting FIND to 727272.**
*This excludes prescription purchases. 1 promo code per transaction. Code is good only at Walgreens Redbox locations for a 1-night standard DVD rental or a discount worth the value of the standard DVD daily rental rate off the first night's daily rental fee for a Blu-ray Disc or video game. Payment card required. Charges apply for additional days. Can't be combined with other offers. Not redeemable for cash. Subject to additional terms at www.redbox.com/rentalterms. Void where prohibited.
** WHEN YOU TEXT FIND TO 727272, YOU'LL GET 2 MESSAGES. Up to 2 messages a week. Message & data rates may apply. Text STOP to quit, HELP for help.
As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2012 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) vision is to become America's first choice for health and daily living. Each day, Walgreens provides more than 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. The company operates 8,030 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.
Redbox Automated Retail, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR), offers new-release DVD, Blu-ray Disc and video-game rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Redbox has rented more than 2 billion discs and is available at approximately 42,400 kiosks across 34,600 locations nationwide, including select Walgreens, Walmart and McDonald's locations, and leading grocery, drug and convenience stores. For more information, visit www.redbox.com.
Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2160257