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  • Evergreen Park buys former Walgreens site

    Evergreen Park buys former Walgreens site
    With no specific plans for the site, but with a price apparently too good to pass up, the Evergreen Park Village Board on Monday voted to buy the former Walgreens property at 3541 W. 95th St. The $1.65 million acquisition is being funded through revenue...
  • US stocks open slightly higher as earnings reports roll in

    U.S. stocks are edging higher in early trading as companies start reporting earnings. Energy stocks rose as the price of oil moved higher. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 58 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,960 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Thursday....
  • Walgreens to pay quarterly dividend

    Walgreens to pay quarterly dividend
    Walgreens Boots Alliance said Wednesday it will pay a quarterly dividend June 12 to shareholders of record as of May 21. The dividend, 33.75 cents per share, will be a 7.1 percent increase over the dividend issued a year ago. Including Walgreen Co.,...
  • Walgreens beats 2Q profit forecasts

    Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $2.04 billion. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company said it had net income of $1.93 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.18 per...
  • Energetic entrepreneur: 'My goal isn't to be ordinary'

    PHILADELPHIA There are multitaskers, and then there's Mayank Amin: pharmacist, entertainer, Hollywood body double, youth advocate and owner of an event-planning firm whose clients include the Philadelphia Phillies. Amin launched Platinum Dream Events LLC...
  • Walgreens would 'be well' to not call customers by name

    Walgreens would 'be well' to not call customers by name
    Open letter to my neighborhood Walgreens: The day that one of your clerks, cashiers or pharmacists hails me by name and inquires about my shopping needs is the day I become a customer of CVS. It's not that I'm particularly furtive or easily...
  • Coming telemedicine boom to drive job opportunities in Florida

    Coming telemedicine boom to drive job opportunities in Florida
    A telemedicine boom is coming in Florida, and David Marsidi is getting his young company, Ezdoctor.com, in position. After opening in 2013 as an online service for patients to find physicians and schedule appointments, the Fort Lauderdale company, now...
  • More health clinics opening at drug stores

    More health clinics opening at drug stores
    Tucked in the back corner of the Rite Aid drugstore on York Road in North Baltimore sits a small medical office with two exam rooms equipped with freezers of vaccines, blood pressure monitors and the many other tools needed to diagnose and treat common...
  • How To Get Generic Prescription Drugs For (Much) Less Than Your Co-Pay

    How To Get Generic Prescription Drugs For (Much) Less Than Your Co-Pay
    Eighty percent of all prescriptions are now filled with generic drugs, says the Food and Drug Administration, that cost up to 85 percent less than their brand-name equivalent. But getting the best price on generics isn't as easy as ordering them at...
  • Hopes of a RadioShack revival fade as NYSE seeks to delist stock

    Hopes of a RadioShack revival fade as NYSE seeks to delist stock
    The signal from RadioShack Corp., the company that introduced the first mass-market personal computer, is fading after years of heavy losses and the suspension of trading in its shares. The beleaguered retailer, which thrived through decades of...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance names Marco Pagni to head legal affairs

    Walgreens Boots Alliance names Marco Pagni to head legal affairs
    Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed Marco Pagni, a former top executive at Alliance Boots, as its new global chief legal and administrative officer. Pagni, who served as group legal counsel and chief administrative officer of Alliance Boots, is the...