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  • Walgreen sales climb 8.9% in June

    Walgreen sales climb 8.9% in June
    Walgreen Co. sales rose 8.9 percent last month, driven by prescriptions. The Deerfield-based company, the nation’s largest drug store chain, reported sales of $6.28 billion in June compared to $5.77 billion last year.  Sales in stores open at least...
  • Walgreen CEO aware of his 'fiduciary responsibility'

    Walgreen CEO aware of his 'fiduciary responsibility'
    Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive. When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
  • Companies will keep leaving until Washington reforms the U.S. tax code

    Companies will keep leaving until Washington reforms the U.S. tax code
    Walgreen Co. Chief Executive Greg Wasson has confirmed that his company might move its headquarters outside the U.S. from its current location in north suburban Deerfield. He's one of many American corporate leaders under pressure to cut their companies'...
  • Downers Grove Walgreens seeks 24-hour drive-through window

     Downers Grove Walgreens seeks 24-hour drive-through window
    Owners of a Downers Grove Walgreens received preliminary approval to keep its drive-through pharmacy window open for 24 hours. Members of the village plan commission unanimously approved the application for the store at 1000 Ogden Avenue Monday. The...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early

    CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early
    HARTFORD — CVS stores nationwide stopped selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products Wednesday, and that's just fine with Lindsay and David O'Connor. They stopped by the Main Street CVS to pick up a few items, but as non-smokers the ban...