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  • Walgreens Boots to trade under WBA symbol

    When Walgreen combines with European-based Alliance Boots, it intends to drop its "WAG" ticker symbol for the ticker symbol "WBA." Walgreen said Friday it informed the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Stock Exchange that it will voluntarily...
  • Pharmacy sales boost Walgreen earnings; CEO says goodbye

    Pharmacy sales boost Walgreen earnings; CEO says goodbye
    Strong pharmacy sales helped boost Walgreen earnings in its fiscal first quarter, just as it is poised to complete its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots. Walgreen reported net income of $809 million, or 85 cents per share, compared with...
  • Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition

    Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition
    About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York. Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...
  • Walgreen-Alliance Boots deal is complete

    Walgreen-Alliance Boots deal is complete
    Walgreen and Alliance Boots wasted no time tying the knot after shareholders Monday blessed Walgreen's acquisition, announcing the completion of the deal Wednesday morning. The deal combines the nation's largest drugstore chain with Europe's largest...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oberweis accuses Durbin of 'bullying' Walgreen

    Oberweis accuses Durbin of 'bullying' Walgreen
    WASHINGTON — Republican Jim Oberweis, who is campaigning to oust Sen. Dick Durbin, today accused him of  “bullying” Walgreen Co. as a “political stunt.” Oberweis, a state senator from west suburban Sugar Grove, slammed...
  • Durbin has cushy lead over Oberweis, poll finds

    Durbin has cushy lead over Oberweis, poll finds
    While Democrats are at risk of losing control of the U.S. Senate this year, Illinois' Sen. Dick Durbin holds a comfortable lead over Republican rival Jim Oberweis, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll. The survey of registered voters found that 55...
  • 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...