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Walgreens is following on the heels of Duane Reade's swanky beauty department, Look Boutique. Well, technically, Walgreens owns Duane Reade, so they're actually hoping to borrow a few beauty tips to outdo their current competitor, CVS. The brand's plans to roll out a more refined beauty and skincare department include "zeroing in on premium-priced skin care, which dovetails nicely with the role of its 6,000 beauty advisers." Hey, it's no Royal Wedding, but we're still excited about it, anyway. [WWD, subscription req'd]