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  • Alliance Boots buys South American drug store chain

    Alliance Boots buys South American drug store chain
    Alliance Boots GmbH, the European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler owned in part by Walgreen Co., said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire some 1,400 drugstores in Mexico and Chile, marking its first major move into Latin America. Alliance said it hopes to...
  • TheraPearl to sell products at Target

    TheraPearl to sell products at Target
    If your back aches or your ankle swells, managers of a Columbia-based company want you to forgo the ice pack and grab a TheraPearl instead. The maker of therapeutic pearl-filled packs that can be chilled in the freezer or heated in the microwave want...
  • Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe

    Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe
    In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world. Aon...
  • Chan Lowe: CVS to stop selling cigarettes

    Chan Lowe: CVS to stop selling cigarettes
    It’s only fair to commence this screed with a disclosure of personal bias: I’m not thrilled with my local neighborhood CVS store. I wasn’t a fan back when it was an Eckerd Pharmacy, either. Regardless of who owns the place, the waiting...
  • Save with retail coupons for Veterans Day sales

    Save with retail coupons for Veterans Day sales
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at Veterans Day sales at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's and JC Penney and get in free at national and state parks Saturday...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save $10 at Macy's, JC Penney and Bealls

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save $10 at Macy's, JC Penney and Bealls
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores.   Day Light Saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, so you'll have an extra hour to shop or play this weekend! Save $10...
  • Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies

    Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies
    On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their sacrifice and service to keep America strong and free. South Florida retailers and restaurants salute our military heroes, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....
  • CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales

    WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national...
  • CVS cigarette move urges action by Walgreens, rivals

    CVS cigarette move urges action by Walgreens, rivals
    The landmark decision by CVS Caremark on Wednesday to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600 U.S. drugstores by Oct. 1 ratchets up pressure on its larger rival, Deerfield-based Walgreen Co., to follow suit. CVS, the nation’s No. 2 drugstore chain, said...
  • Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales

    Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales
    Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.  CVS Caremark...
  • Walgreens to close 76 unprofitable stores, 14 in the West

    Walgreens to close 76 unprofitable stores, 14 in the West
    Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year. The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...