| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Walgreen Co.’s pharmacy database crashed and remained down for several hours on Friday morning, blocking customers from filling prescriptions.
The Deerfield-based drugstore chain said the systems were restored at all of Walgreen’s 8,200...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:06 PM
With the first day of school just a week away, many of us will be hitting the stores this week to finish up those school supply lists.
Here is a round-up of some of the best deals available this week. (If you come across additional bargains, be sure...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:45 AM
The Wall Street Journal is reporting: The departure of Walgreen Co. CFO Wade Miquelon and the announced retirement of pharmacy chief Kermit Crawford followed a $1.1 billion forecasting error in Medicare-related pharmacy sales.
Get the full story at wsj....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called "inversion," more about which anon. So, consider his credentials as an...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:23 AM
A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks.
Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....
| Aug 7, 2014
Walgreen's plans to retain its corporate headquarters in the United States will burnish Chicago's reputation as an international business city.
Not only will the drugstore chain not abandon its hometown, Walgreen said the Chicago area will be the home...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Now that U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, has browbeaten Walgreen Co. into passing up a corporate tax inversion, do you think he will do on his personal income tax return what he wants Walgreen to do? Will he forgo lawful exemptions, deductions and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's both endearing and infuriating to watch American corporate executives wring their hands about how the injustices of the U.S. tax code are forcing them — forcing them! — to reincorporate overseas through the procedure known as inversion....
| Aug 5, 2014
Walgreen Co. on Monday replaced longtime chief financial officer Wade Miquelon with Timothy McLevish, who held the same position at Kraft Foods Group Inc.
The move, effective immediately, comes days before the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain prepares to...