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  • Walgreens Boots Alliance declares higher quarterly dividend

    Walgreens Boots Alliance declares higher quarterly dividend
    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...
  • Naperville OKs liquor sales for Walgreens outside downtown

    Naperville OKs liquor sales for Walgreens outside downtown
    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...
  • Walgreens sales rise in November despite new generics

    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...
  • Santa letter scam brings a new Christmas con

    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....
  • Walgreens app makes virtual doctor visits a reality

    Walgreens app makes virtual doctor visits a reality
    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...
  • Walgreens misses liquor license violation hearing in Arlington Heights

    Walgreens misses liquor license violation hearing in Arlington Heights
    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,"...
  • Walgreen CEO to retire

    Walgreen CEO to retire
    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...
  • Walgreens fined for liquor license violation in Arlington Heights

    Walgreens fined for liquor license violation in Arlington Heights
    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...
  • Walgreens Boots to trade under WBA symbol

    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...
  • Pharmacy sales boost Walgreen earnings; CEO says goodbye

    Pharmacy sales boost Walgreen earnings; CEO says goodbye
    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...
  • Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition

    Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition
    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...