Walgreens opened its 10th flagship store in the world and first in Northern California this week right in the heart of Union Square on Powell St. Why get excited about a Walgreens? Besides the fact that it’s 18,000 square feet of beauty, bath, home, health and other products and open from 7:00 am to midnight every day, we’ve assembled our top 10 reasons to check it out:
A Killer Bath & Beauty Selection – Walgreens has partnered with leading UK brand Boots to provide an absolutely stellar collection of skincare and beauty brands. The best part? All of their beauty advisors know every brand in and out, so they can help you find the perfect fit for your preferences, skin type and budget!
Two Words: Frozen Yogurt – The flagship store offers a full selection of delicious, creamy low-fat and non-fat frozen yogurt plus fun toppings.
Delish Café Madeleine Baked Goods – Walgreens will offer fresh pastries, including croissants, cookies and other confections from one of our favorite local bakeries – Madeleine.
Fresh Fruit Smoothies & Juice – They’ll offer made-to-order, healthful and yummy smoothies and juice filled with fresh fruit and veggies.
An Excellent Wine & Spirits Selection – With many top local wine regions represented as well as NorCal breweries, you’ll want to stop here before you host your next happy hour!
Friendly, Personable Pharmacy Services – Walgreens has committed to providing top notch pharmacy services with more preventative care options and face time with your pharmacist.
Believe it, there’s a Brow Bar – You can get your brows expertly tweezed, shaped and ready for a night on the town right in the cosmetics department. Ramy Eyebrow is a celeb tested method of tweezing (no waxing or threading for him) developed by Ramy for the perfect brows.
Tons and tons of Ghirardelli Chocolate – A wide selection of the hometown favorite will be available at the shop in a number of packages – great for a gift or just a little treat for yourself.
Lots of Fun Details like a Freestyle Soda Machine – What is that you say? It has over 130 varieties of Coca Cola sodas that you can mix and match – you know, if you’re into that kind of thing.
Tech Corner – The store will offer a large variety of electronic accessories from phone chargers to SD cards to headphones to cover your electronic needs.
We’re very pleased to welcome this vibrant and exciting offering to Union Square. With top notch bath and beauty products, excellent pharmacy services, fresh food and drinks featuring many local products, it’s sure to be a great asset to the neighborhood.