| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:41 PM
Walgreens Boots Alliance said on Thursday that it declared a quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, up 7.1 percent over a year ago.
The dividend will be payable on March 12 to people who are shareholders by Feb. 18.
Walgreen Co. is a...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Walgreens will be able to sell alcohol in nine Naperville stores, but not downtown.
Councilmen on Tuesday approved a new type of liquor license for pharmacies, but decided not allow any business to start selling packaged liquor in the downtown due to...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Walgreen Co. said Wednesday that sales at stores open at least a year rose by 4.5 percent in November, but they would have increased even more if not for a number of generic drug introductions over the past year.
The sales figure was a bit higher than...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:07 PM
I'm sad to report that even Santa Claus isn't immune to being exploited by grinches looking to steal at Christmas.
There are scams seeking to cash in on your desire to make your child's Christmas special with a handwritten letter from jolly old St....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:08 AM
You might not have to leave your cubicle at work or your couch at home to get that sore throat or nasty cough checked out.
Walgreens is launching a virtual doctor visit feature on its mobile app, the company announced Monday. The nation's largest...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Walgreens missed a liquor license violation hearing in Arlington Heights, months after the drugstore giant talked officials into changing local laws so that its stores could sell alcohol.
"I can only assume that they made a mistake in their scheduling,"...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson will step down after the company completes its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Wednesday, a decision that didn't surprise company observers and investors.
Chairman James Skinner will become...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Walgreens was fined a heftier-than-usual $1,000 for a liquor license violation in Arlington Heights that happened just months after the drugstore giant lobbied for a local law change so that its stores could sell alcohol.
Mayor Thomas Hayes, serving...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:03 PM
When Walgreen combines with European-based Alliance Boots, it intends to drop its "WAG" ticker symbol for the ticker symbol "WBA."
Walgreen said Friday it informed the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Stock Exchange that it will voluntarily...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Strong pharmacy sales helped boost Walgreen earnings in its fiscal first quarter, just as it is poised to complete its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots.
Walgreen reported net income of $809 million, or 85 cents per share, compared with...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:52 AM
About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York.
Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...