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  • Kadner: Southland Walgreens closings reflect health costs

    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...
  • Walgreens names new CFO

     Walgreens names new CFO
    Walgreens Boots Alliance has a new chief financial officer. George Fairweather, formerly the group finance director at Alliance Boots, has been appointed global chief financial officer effective Feb. 20, replacing Tim McLevish. The company was formed...
  • Walgreen sells majority stake in infusion business

    Walgreen sells majority stake in infusion business
    Chicago private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners will acquire a majority stake in Walgreen's infusion services business, Walgreen Co. said in a release Tuesday. When the deal closes, Deerfield-based Walgreen's infusion services business will...
  • Naperville may allow pharmacies to sell alcohol

    Naperville may allow pharmacies to sell alcohol
    Pharmacies in Naperville have moved a step closer to being able to sell alcohol. The city's Liquor Commission gave its support Thursday for the creation of a new license for pharmacies with the exception of those downtown. A subcommittee studying...
  • 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 Boots legal chief to step down

    Walgreens Boots legal chief to step down
    Walgreens Boots Alliance top attorney Thomas Sabatino is the latest executive to leave the company. Sabatino will join Hertz Global Holdings as senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel starting Feb. 9. Sabatino...
  • 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...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance unveils new logo

    Walgreens Boots Alliance unveils new logo
    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...
  • Walgreens sales rise in October

    Walgreens sales rise in October
    Walgreen Co. said Wednesday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 5.6 percent in October, as customers came in for flu shots. The figure was just slightly under analysts' expectations of a 5.7 percent increase, according to RetailMetrics....
  • Walgreen's sales rise 9.2 percent in December

    Walgreen's sales rise 9.2 percent in December
    Walgreen said Tuesday that sales improved in December as customers continue to fill more prescriptions at the company's drugstores. The company reported that at stores open at least a year sales grew by 9.2 percent for the month. Pharmacy revenue at...
  • Investor group asks regulators to probe Walgreen disclosures

    A group of Walgreen Co. investors filed a complaint Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking it to investigate potential violations of disclosure rules. The CtW Investment Group based much of its complaint on a defamation lawsuit...