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  • Walgreen CEO Wasson to step down

    Walgreen CEO Wasson to step down
    Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson will step down after the company completes its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Wednesday, a decision that didn't surprise company observers and investors. Chairman James Skinner will become...
  • Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge

    Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge
    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for its fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drugstore operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...
  • 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...
  • Walgreen merger yields net loss for 4Q

    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for the fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquistion of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drug store operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...
  • Walgreen, WebMD partnership awards discounts for exercise

    Walgreen, WebMD partnership awards discounts for exercise
    Taking more steps or running that extra mile could also cut your costs at Walgreens. Deerfield-based Walgreen Co. said Thursday that it is partnering with health information website WebMD to encourage customers to make healthier choices. Starting early...
  • Walgreen Co. sales jump 9.4 percent in September

    Walgreen Co. sales jump 9.4 percent in September
    Walgreen Co. reported a September sales increase of 9.4 percent to $6.48 billion compared with the same month last year, boosted largely by an increase in its pharmacy sales and prescriptions filled.   Shares of Walgreen, the largest U.S. drugstore...
  • Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem

    Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem
    Walmart will double its distribution center space in Bethlehem. State officials announced Wednesday that Majestic Realty Co. will build the Arkansas-based global retailer a 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 300 workers to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Consumer Reports: Eight surprising new drugstore perks

    Tampons, Tic Tacs, Tylenol and maybe a prescription or two if you have time to wait in line. If that's your typical drugstore visit, how about a skin cancer and cholesterol screening? Or help quitting smoking? Pharmacies are rolling out all kinds of...