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  • Walgreens spins infusion business into separate company

     Walgreens spins infusion business into separate company
    Walgreens Boots Alliance's home-infusion division has been relaunched as an independent company called Option Care, after the drugstore chain sold a majority stake in the business to a Chicago private equity firm. Walgreens unloaded the business soon...
  • Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?

     Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?
    Walgreens, one of the oldest and most famous names in Chicago business, is undergoing a European makeover. Some would call it a takeover. Scotland native Alex Gourlay, 55, is in charge of the drugstore chain's nearly 8,300 stores across the country....
  • Walgreens Boots urged to open board nominations to shareholders

    A representative of union pension funds is again pushing Walgreens Boots Alliance to open its board nominations to shareholders. CtW Investment Group, an arm of labor federation Change to Win, wants shareholders of the biggest U.S. pharmacy chain to...
  • Walgreens gets OK on new flag poles, signage for HQ

    Walgreens gets OK on new flag poles, signage for HQ
    Walgreens representatives had a plan for new flag poles and signage unanimously recommended at an April 23 meeting of Deerfield's Plan Commission. Walgreens is asking to modify its planned unit development agreement with the village to allow two...
  • Peppo's closes Tinley Park location

    Peppo's Great Sub Sandwiches last month closed the Tinley Park location it opened in October 2012 at 6905 W. 159th St. A message taped to the doors and also posted on its Facebook page said: "To all of our great customers: "Although we had a good...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance international HQ will be in Deerfield

    Walgreens Boots Alliance international HQ will be in Deerfield
    Local officials and residents were thrilled when they learned Walgreens Boots Alliance, the parent company of Deerfield-based Walgreens, will locate the global headquarters of the newly merged company in the village. When the American and European...
  • Walgreen's former CEO got 23 percent hike in compensation in final year

     Walgreen's former CEO got 23 percent hike in compensation in final year
    In his final year as CEO of Walgreen, Greg Wasson reaped total compensation of $16.73 million, $3.08 million more than in 2013. Most of the 23 percent increase came in the form of stock and options awards, according to a filing with the Securities and...
  • Down-to-earth apps for health, fitness, beauty

    Down-to-earth apps for health, fitness, beauty
    Tribune Newspapers It's down-to-earth day, with go-to apps for finding the best deals on prescription generics, researching specific medications and conditions, limiting the amount of toxins in personal-care products, and a quickie workout with a big...
  • Walgreens wants to be seen as global company, CEO says

    Walgreens wants to be seen as global company, CEO says
    Analysts and investors should no longer think of Walgreens as only a U.S. company, acting CEO Stefano Pessina told analysts Thursday. "I understand that it is very tempting to still view us a U.S. business," Pessina told analysts gathered in New York...
  • Walgreens to close 200 stores nationwide

    Walgreens to close 200 stores nationwide
    Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, said Thursday it will close about 200 stores nationwide as part of a cost-cutting plan announced in August. The Deerfield, Ill.-based company said it also plans a corporate reorganization and streamlining...
  • Walgreens To Close 200 U.S. Stores; Locations Not Yet Announced

    Walgreens To Close 200 U.S. Stores; Locations Not Yet Announced
    The owner of Walgreens stores said Thursday it will close about 200 less-profitable U.S. stores. A spokesman said the stores will close during the next three years, with the last closing no later than the end of 2017. The list of stores slated to close...