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  • Walgreens sales rise in July despite fewer visitors

    Walgreens sales rise in July despite fewer visitors
    Walgreens said Tuesday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 5.2 percent in July, as strong pharmacy sales more than made up for a drop in customer traffic. The figure was just slightly under what analysts were expecting, according to...
  • Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders

    Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders
    Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States. The company that will emerge...
  • Activists applaud Walgreen decision

    Activists applaud Walgreen decision
    If reports are true that Walgreens will retain its U.S. corporate citizenship, William McNary will keep shopping at outposts of the Deerfield, Ill.-based drugstore giant. “I will definitely be continuing to use my rewards card, and I will continue...
  • Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals

    Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals
    Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...
  • Walgreens: The exception that proves the rule [Editorial]

    Walgreens: The exception that proves the rule  [Editorial]
    Today's announcement by Walgreens that it would not seek to move its corporate headquarters (for tax purposes, anyway) out of the United States may well be the exception that proves the rule of an inexorable trend toward so-called "corporate inversion."...
  • Milk Dud: Oberweis picks the wrong fight with Durbin

    Milk Dud: Oberweis picks the wrong fight with Durbin
    Big swing and a miss by GOP U.S. Senate nominee Jim Oberweis, reacting to news that Walgreen Co. is not going to move its  headquarters overseas for tax purposes: “The Walgreen's saga symbolizes Dick Durbin's 32-year career in Washington. His...
  • Boost the economy. Create jobs. Fix the tax code.

    Boost the economy. Create jobs. Fix the tax code.
    In coming weeks, Walgreen Co. is expected to decide whether it will proceed with the purchase of a big European drugstore chain. That deal would enable Walgreen to relocate from north suburban Deerfield to Europe, where it would pay a lower tax rate....
  • Sen. Dick Durbin decries corporate tax inversions

    Sen. Dick Durbin decried U.S. firms that renounce their corporate citizenship to avoid taxes, saying Tuesday that he would introduce a measure to put them at a disadvantage for federal contracts. "When it comes to a competition between companies, if we...
  • New Walgreen holding company to be incorporated in Delaware

    New Walgreen holding company to be incorporated in Delaware
    Walgreens is not headed to Europe. But it is going to Delaware. The nation’s largest drugstore chain, following in the footsteps of more than half of the nation’s publicly traded companies, plans to incorporate in The First State following...
  • Senators urge Burger King not to move to lower-tax Canada

    Five senators on Thursday urged Burger King Worldwide Inc. not to move to lower-tax Canada, accusing the company of trying to avoid paying its fair share for roads and other public services it receives in the United States. The letter, organized by Sen....
  • Walgreens' move to downtown Batavia will need more time

    Walgreens' move to downtown Batavia will need more time
    The Walgreens project in downtown Batavia has been delayed — again. It's been five years since Batavia Enterprises asked Walgreens to review a plan to build a new store with a drive-through at a new downtown location, the developers said. After...