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Introducing Dscvry: A New QuickPrints Integration

Sun, 06/30/2013 - 22:37 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens API team would like to welcome Dscvry for iPhone to our developer program family.

Dscvry is an Instagram API client for the iPhone that presents a beautiful way to browse [Instagram] content. Dscvry minimizes UI elements not only spatially speaking, but visually as well, in order to maximize content visibility and accessibility. 

According to Dscvry Founder Nicholas Eby, "One of the game changing features in Dscvry is the seamless integration of the Walgreens QuickPrints API, which allows users to print their individual photos or a collage to their local Walgreens in about an hour. So when enjoying your photos in Dscvry, simply tap the checkbox and your photo will be safely stored and will be ready to print."

Download Dscvry for iPhone from the Apple App Store today.


Walgreens Developer Program Announces App Contest

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 15:45 - Drew Schweinfurth


Walgreens Developer Program Announces Contest to Help Drive Integration of New Photo Book, Wall Calendar & Folded Card Prints

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 20, 2013 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced that its QuickPrints API now gives participants the ability to tap into functionality enabling app users to produce and send photo books, wall calendars and folded cards for same day printing at Walgreens.  Through the company’s Developer Program, third-party app developers can easily integrate the API and its new functionality. 

“We’re thrilled to provide app developers with the technology that allows their users to be more creative with their pictures by allowing them to create fun photo products such as photo books and folded cards,” said Jasbir Patel, senior director and general merchandise manager for photo and e-commerce. “We’re transforming the art of scrapbooking and the personalization of cards by encouraging mobile users to preserve their memories in a more convenient way.”

To celebrate the latest enhancements, Walgreens has launched a contest designed to encourage app developers to incorporate the photo book, wall calendars and folded cards functionality into an app.  Participants can enter today through September 30.  Walgreens will award the contest winners cash prizes of $2,000 for the best photo book integration, $2,000 for the best folded cards integration, and $2,000 for the best wall calendar integration.  To learn more about the contest, click here for details. 

In addition to the added functionality, the QuickPrints API allows for standard, square, canvas and poster prints, as well as flat photo card printing.  The developer products are eligible for a 15 percent revenue share commission earned when the photo order is purchased from a local Walgreens.

To learn more about the QuickPrints API click here or view the video at

About Walgreens

As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2012 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens ( 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 help 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 8,096 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.

Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (06/06/13)

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 22:37 - Drew Schweinfurth

Presentation by Jasbir Patel (Sr. Director of Walgreens Photo) and Joe Rago (Sr. Product Manager) at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition event at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL on Thursday June 6, 2013.

Apigee API Summit Chicago (05/23/13)

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 13:19 - Drew Schweinfurth

Presentation at the Apigee API Summit in Chicago, IL on May 23, 2013 by Sr. Product Manager Joe Rago regarding the Walgreens Prescription API.

AppNation NYC (05.22.13)

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 18:32 - Drew Schweinfurth

Presentation at AppNation Conference in New York City on May 22, 2013 by Sr. Product Manager Joe Rago regarding the Walgreens API Program.

Introducing JustFamily: A New QuickPrints Integration

Sat, 05/18/2013 - 22:27 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens API team would like to welcome JustFamily for iPhone to our developer program family.

JustFamily is a shared photo library and memory journal for your family which makes it easy to collect, safeguard, organize, and share your photos and memories together as a family. Enjoy your photos on the web and on your iPhone, or easily print them at your local Walgreens with just a few taps.

According to Nate Quigley, Co-Founder of JustFamily, "From the outset our users have asked us for printing options. We integrated Walgreens QuickPrints because the user experience is really incredible. With just a couple of taps our users can send photo sets and enlargements for same-day pickup at their local Walgreens. It's funny, but it almost feels like magic. Walgreens is bringing back the fun and excitement of picking up photo prints."

Download JustFamily for iPhone from the Apple App Store today.


Everpix integrates QuickPrints for the Web

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 23:52 - Drew Schweinfurth

Walgreens is proud to announce that our exising QuickPrints partner Everpix has integrated QuickPrints within its web application in addition to its iOS apps.  Everpix ( is a photo platform that lets you snap all the photos you want and spend more time enjoying them. Discover what you have and share what you love.

"Everpix mobile printing on iPads and iPhones through Walgreens has been very well-received since launching in February,” said Everpix CEO Pierre-Olivier Latour. “Now Everpix users can experience that same turn-key and ultra-quick photo printing solution on the web, allowing them to print large batches of photos, and pick them up at their neighborhood Walgreens, all within about an hour.”

To utilize this new functionality, visit the Everpix website at


Health:Refactored (05/13/13)

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 23:08 - Drew Schweinfurth

Presentation at Health:Refactored in Mountain View, CA on May 13, 2013 by Sr. Product Manager Joe Rago regarding the Walgreens Prescription API.

Introducing Kicksend for Windows 8 PC & Tablet

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 21:01 - Drew Schweinfurth

We're excited to let you all know that our existing partner Kicksend has expanded their QuickPrints integration into their brand new app for Windows 8 PC's and tablets!  This new app joins Kicksend's existing iPhone and Android application in our growing QuickPrints family.

Kicksend ( lets everyday people share and print big batches of photos with people they love. Kicksend's apps on iPhone, Android, desktop and web empower people to stay in touch with the people they care about through unique user experiences. Learn more at .

According to Pradeep Elankumaran, Kicksend Co-Founder & CEO, "We are thrilled to bring Kicksend to the millions of Windows 8 devices worldwide, and to tablets for the first time. In extending our app to this new ecosystem, we took great measures to optimize Kicksend for tablets and desktops, and we know that people will love using this beautifully-designed app to stay in touch with loved ones through digital and physical photos"

Download the free Kicksend Windows 8 app today via the Windows Store.


Introducing FratSnapz: A New QuickPrints Partner

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 21:46 - Drew Schweinfurth

The Walgreens API team would like to welcome FratSnapz for iPhone to our developer program family.  FratSnapz allows you to utilize any photo on your iPhone (or take a new photo) and create a customized frame that can include your organization's logo(s) and three lines of text. Instantly create a photo without having to wait for proofs or contact sheets.  Turn on the greek keyboard, and customize for your fraternity or sorority.  Share your photo via social media, text or email, as well as print to Walgreens right from within the app.

According to Wes Gaylard from the FratSnapz team, "QuickPrints was a natural extention of the FratSnapz app for iPhone.  Our customers can use Walgreens QuickPrints that's integrated into the app and print the same type photos they typically have to wait weeks to receive.  With QuickPrints they can pick up their photos almost immediately."

Download FratSnapz from the Apple App Store today.