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  • Ten store brands of baby wipes recalled for possible bacteria

     Ten store brands of baby wipes recalled for possible bacteria
    A Pennsylvania company is recalling all 10 brands of baby wipes it makes, including those made for Walgreens and Diapers.com, as some packs may contain a bacteria known to pose a risk to people with certain health problems. Nutek Disposables is...
  • Caremark planning bigger copay at drugstores that sell cigarettes

     Caremark planning bigger copay at drugstores that sell cigarettes
    CVS, which recently pulled tobacco products from its 7,700 pharmacies nationwide, may soon make it more expensive to fill prescriptions at pharmacies that haven't done likewise. Beginning next year, Caremark, the pharmacy benefits management division of...
  • Former Walgreen CFO sues company for defamation over forecast error

    Former Walgreen CFO sues company for defamation over forecast error
    Walgreen Co.'s former Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon sued the drugstore operator Thursday, alleging he was defamed in news reports that suggested he was “personally responsible” for errors in the company's earnings forecast. Former...
  • Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem

    Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem
    Walmart will double its distribution center space in Bethlehem. State officials announced Wednesday that Majestic Realty Co. will build the Arkansas-based global retailer a 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 300 workers to...
  • Naperville mulls limits on Walgreens liquor sales

     Naperville mulls limits on Walgreens liquor sales
    If Naperville allows Walgreens to sell liquor, the downtown store may not be included due to ongoing trouble with alcohol-fueled incidents in that area. The restriction was one of a dozen recommended by a city advisory group that has been studying the...
  • Walgreens' designs prove an upgrade for shoppers

    Walgreens' designs prove an upgrade for shoppers
    Not long ago, you always knew where to find a Walgreens — at the corner of happy and homely. Walgreens' banal, cookie-cutter buildings made one part of America indistinguishable from another. Inside were narrow, harshly-lit aisles piled high...
  • App integration seen as key to online business strategy

    If you have the Walgreen app, you can fill prescriptions or print photos with a tap on your smartphone. Tim McCauley, senior director of mobile commerce for the Deerfield-based company, says that's good — but it isn't enough. He'd like to find...
  • Consumer Reports: Eight surprising new drugstore perks

    Tampons, Tic Tacs, Tylenol and maybe a prescription or two if you have time to wait in line. If that's your typical drugstore visit, how about a skin cancer and cholesterol screening? Or help quitting smoking? Pharmacies are rolling out all kinds of...
  • Walgreen Co. sales jump 9.4 percent in September

    Walgreen Co. sales jump 9.4 percent in September
    Walgreen Co. reported a September sales increase of 9.4 percent to $6.48 billion compared with the same month last year, boosted largely by an increase in its pharmacy sales and prescriptions filled.   Shares of Walgreen, the largest U.S. drugstore...
  • Walgreen, WebMD partnership awards discounts for exercise

    Walgreen, WebMD partnership awards discounts for exercise
    Taking more steps or running that extra mile could also cut your costs at Walgreens. Deerfield-based Walgreen Co. said Thursday that it is partnering with health information website WebMD to encourage customers to make healthier choices. Starting early...
  • Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge

    Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge
    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for its fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drugstore operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...