Some of Walgreens strengths include its long history, experience, and use of technology. Walgreens was founded back in 1901 that gives Walgreens over 100 years! of experience and knowledge in retail pharmacy. One might say they practically started retail pharmacy and made it what it is today. With history comes experience, experience in how to manage, and adjust to changes within the industry. Walgreens is practically the most experienced retail pharmacy establishment in America. Another strength is Walgreens' use of technology. As a pioneer in technological innovation in retail pharmacy, Walgreens has lead the way in integrating new technology into the delivery of pharmaceutical services to the public.