| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:08 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:04 PM
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,"...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:59 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:46 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:07 PM
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....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Walgreen is aiming to put a stopper in further disclosures of what it deems confidential information by asking the court to redact parts of a defamation suit brought by its former chief financial officer.
"Make no mistake: This lawsuit is brought by a...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:57 AM
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....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:27 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...