Content about Colin Watts

January 3, 2012

While the need for weight loss is year-round in a country where 1-out-of-every-3 adults is considered obese, the business of weight loss still is seasonal. The first few weeks of January see a spike from the guilt-laden who had over-indulged during much of the holidays.

While the need for weight loss is year-round in a country where 1-out-of-every-3 adults is considered obese, the business of weight loss still is seasonal. The first few weeks of January see a spike from the guilt-laden who had over-indulged during much of the holidays. That demand peters off slightly until just before bikini season in the spring. 


December 12, 2011

Ken Finnegan, Walgreens divisional VP healthcare new business development, will assume leadership of the corporate innovation team, Drug Store News has learned.

NEW YORK — Ken Finnegan, Walgreens divisional VP healthcare new business development, will assume leadership of the corporate innovation team, Drug Store News has learned.

Finnegan succeeds Colin Watts, corporate VP and chief innovation officer, who is departing Walgreens for Weight Watchers in January. In that capacity, Finnegan will pick up on Watts' efforts to transform the retail pharmacy retail format into more of a destination center for all issues regarding health and wellness.

October 10, 2010

The Walgreens hedgehog is officially retired. Its fate was sealed by a successful fourth quarter...

January 14, 2010

Walgreens Friday announced the promotion of three key executives in pharmacy, corporate innovation and legal...

October 28, 2009

Drug Store News EXCLUSIVE: Senior editor Antoinette Alexander talks to Walgreens chief innovation officer Colin Watts about innovation, how to measure it and what Walgreens defines as true innovation.

Drug Store News EXCLUSIVE: Senior editor Antoinette Alexander talks to Walgreens chief innovation officer Colin Watts about innovation, how to measure it and what Walgreens defines as true innovation.