Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) said Thursday customers who use Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) Apple Card with Apple Pay on eligible purchases will receive 3% cash back, starting Sept. 13. Apple's stock rose 0.6% in premarket trading and Walgreens shares were still inactive. The eligible purchases will include prescription bought in Walgreens and Duane Reade stores and those made on the Walgreens app and its website. Walgreens said it will also expand the number of stores carrying Apple accessories, such as lightning cables, EarPods and iPhone cases to 2,600 stores nationwide. "We know our customers love Apple Pay and they're looking for convenient ways to shop and pay for their purchases at Walgreens," said Walgreens' Chief Merchandising Officer Joe Hartsig. Year to date, Walgreens's stock has lost 15.0% and Apple shares have run up 41.8%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 16.3%.
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