Walgreens same-store sales rose 7.6% in April

|About: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)|By:, SA News Editor

Walgreens (WAG) says same-store sales rose 7.6% Y/Y in April, benefiting from a later Easter, which fell on April 20 this year.

In the front end, same-store sales rose 8.2%; customer traffic on a same-store basis improved 2.6% and basket size rose 5.6%.

Pharmacy segment same-store sales rose 7.3%, and same-store pharmacy prescriptions filled rose 3.5%; pharmacy sales accounted for 65% of WAG's total sales in April.