| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:14 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:51 PM
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.,...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 3:36 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:42 AM
Walgreens announced Monday it will cut 252 jobs in Orlando, about one quarter of the current workforce at its pharmacy fulfillment center for Florida. The cuts come as several other pharmacy centers have added local jobs.
A spokesman for the company...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:59 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:29 AM
Walgreens, which not long ago seemed determined to open stores at every major intersection in America, is suddenly closing locations in the Southland.
In mid-January, Walgreens closed its store at 159th and Wood streets in Harvey, and this week the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Walgreens Boots Alliance unveiled a new logo Friday, a sphere meant to look like a globe that is a corporate departure from the red W that has been a fixture at its U.S. drugstores for years.
The logo for the Walgreens stores is not changing, the...