| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Shares of Walgreen Co. hit a 52-week high in intraday trading Wednesday after the company reported same store sales that beat Wall Street’s expectations for the fourth month in a row.
The Deerfield-based company said sales in stores open at least...
| Jul 5, 2014
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'...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:51 PM
TheraPearl, a rapidly growing Columbia-based manufacturer of therapeutic hot and cold packs, has been acquired by Performance Health Inc., an Akron, Ohio-based manufacturer and marketer of wellness and rehabilitation products.
Terms of the deal were...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Walgreen Co. on Wednesday took another step on its path from retail pharmacy to health care company with a new pact to provide expanded services to patients in Arizona.
The Deerfield-based pharmacy chain’s pharmacists and nurse practitioners will...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Walgreen Co. on Tuesday withdrew its profit goals for its 2016 fiscal year, citing unforeseen pressure in its pharmacy operations and a lack of clarity on the final structure it will take following its expected purchase of European drug giant Alliance...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Just a hop and a skip from what will soon be known as the “old Walgreens” on North Michigan Avenue, a flagship store for the nation's largest drugstore chain opens Wednesday in the Wrigley Building, complete with sushi, frozen yogurt and a...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:32 AM
I am disgusted to read that the leaders of Walgreen Co. are considering moving the company’s headquarters out of the U.S. just to trim its tax bill (Business, June 25).
I'm sure they will continue enjoying the full benefits of living and working...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:10 AM
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...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember:
American chief executives make too darn much money.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:21 AM
Alliance Boots said it had seen more benefits than expected so far from its partnership with Deerfield-based drugstore giant Walgreen Co., and reported an 18.5 percent rise in underlying attributable profit.
Walgreen bought a 45 percent stake in...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Alliance Boots GmbH, the European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler owned in part by Walgreen Co., said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire some 1,400 drugstores in Mexico and Chile, marking its first major move into Latin America.
Alliance said it hopes to...