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  • Labor pension adviser CtW seeks details from Walgreen

    BOSTON (Reuters) - CtW Investment Group, an adviser to union pension funds, called on Walgreen Co to provide more details about a change in projected earnings and questioned the U.S. drugstore chain operator's appointment of an activist investor to its...
  • Walgreen board seats go to Jana Partners

    Walgreen board seats go to Jana Partners
    Walgreen Co said it had appointed Barry Rosenstein of hedge fund Jana Partners to its board as the company moves to complete its takeover of drugstore chain Alliance Boots. Rosenstein, Jana's founder and managing partner, will join Walgreen's board...
  • Walgreen CFO's departure due to $1 billion forecasting error : WSJ

    Walgreen CFO's departure due to $1 billion forecasting error : WSJ
    (Reuters) - Drugstore retailer Walgreen Co's Chief Financial Officer, Wade Miquelon, and another top executive lost their jobs after a $1 billion forecasting error in the company's Medicare-related business, the Wall Street Journal reported. Walgreen...
  • Oberweis accuses Durbin of 'bullying' Walgreen

    Oberweis accuses Durbin of 'bullying' Walgreen
    WASHINGTON — Republican Jim Oberweis, who is campaigning to oust Sen. Dick Durbin, today accused him of  “bullying” Walgreen Co. as a “political stunt.” Oberweis, a state senator from west suburban Sugar Grove, slammed...
  • CVS deserves praise snuffing out tobacco sales: Their Take

    Smoke out at CVS This week, all CVS pharmacies stopped selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. It was a brave, moral decision that may cost the company financially — but may gain it a lot of customer trust. Other drugstore chains ought to...
  • Hooray For Tobacco-Free CVS

    Hooray For Tobacco-Free CVS
    This week, all CVS pharmacies stopped selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. It was a brave, moral decision that may cost the company financially — but may gain it a lot of customer trust. Other drugstore chains ought to follow suit and make...
  • Big pharmacies knock on door of oil-rich North Dakota

    BISMARCK N.D. (Reuters) - North Dakota's oil boom has fueled a construction bonanza for new supermarkets, restaurants and clothing stores. But try finding a Rite Aid, Walgreens or other national pharmacy chain in the state, the fastest-growing economy...
  • Walgreens sales rise 6.2% in fourth quarter

    Walgreens sales rise 6.2% in fourth quarter
    Walgreens said Thursday that its sales rose 6.2 percent in the fourth quarter, driven largely by pharmacy sales. Sales reached $19.06 billion, in line with Wall Street’s estimates. Sales in stores open at least a year -- a key gauge of retailer...
  • Report released on killing of Windermere officer

    Report released on killing of Windermere officer
    A nearby drugstore's surveillance cameras were recording when Windermere police Officer Robert German was gunned down during an encounter with two teenage runaways, according to newly released documents. However, despite the video, it remains unclear...
  • CVS pulls last of tobacco items a month early, plans name change

    CVS pulls last of tobacco items a month early, plans name change
    The nation's No. 2 drugstore operator has finally kicked the habit. CVS plans to announce Wednesday that it has pulled all remaining cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products from each of its 7,700 pharmacies nationwide. In...
  • CVS kicks the tobacco habit

    The nation's No. 2 drugstore operator finally kicked the habit. CVS plans to announce Wednesday that it has pulled all remaining cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products from each of its 7,700 pharmacies nationwide. The...