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  • Walgreens sales rise in November despite new generics

    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...
  • Santa letter scam brings a new Christmas con

    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....
  • Walgreens app makes virtual doctor visits a reality

    Walgreens app makes virtual doctor visits a reality
    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...
  • Naperville mulls limits on Walgreens liquor sales

     Naperville mulls limits on Walgreens liquor sales
    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...
  • If Walgreens relocates headquarters, what does it mean for Deerfield?

    With Walgreen Co. rumored to be relocating its corporate headquarters to Europe, the possible impacts for its current home base in Deerfield remain unclear. What it may not mean is that the drugstore giant will move the 4,200 jobs at its corporate campus...
  • 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...
  • Ten store brands of baby wipes recalled for possible bacteria

     Ten store brands of baby wipes recalled for possible bacteria
    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...
  • Walgreen aims to stop disclosures in lawsuit

    Walgreen aims to stop disclosures in lawsuit
    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...
  • 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...
  • Caremark planning bigger copay at drugstores that sell cigarettes

     Caremark planning bigger copay at drugstores that sell cigarettes
    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...
  • Former Walgreen CFO sues company for defamation over forecast error

    Former Walgreen CFO sues company for defamation over forecast error
    Walgreen Co.'s former Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon sued the drugstore operator Thursday, alleging he was defamed in news reports that suggested he was “personally responsible” for errors in the company's earnings forecast. Former...