The pilot will run over the next several months and will collect feedback from customers.
Walgreen s Boots Alliance executive vice chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina said: “This innovative new concept is an opportunity to test and learn, as we determine how we can best work together to further elevate our customer offering.
“We continue to evolve our offerings to meet the changing needs of our customers and provide a more differentiated shopping experience. We’ve been implementing new approaches to promotions, product selection and other areas to deliver greater value in our stores.”
Walgreen s will also feature Simple Truth and Our Brands grocery item brands at its participating locations.
“This concept brings together the best of two great brands to rethink convenience and redefine the way America shops for food.”
Kroger currently operates 2,800 retail food stores under a range of brands across the US whereas Walgreen s operates approximately 9,800 drugstores in 50 states of the US, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.