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  • TheraPearl acquired by Ohio firm

    TheraPearl acquired by Ohio firm
    TheraPearl, a rapidly growing Columbia-based manufacturer of therapeutic hot and cold packs, has been acquired by Performance Health Inc., an Akron, Ohio-based manufacturer and marketer of wellness and rehabilitation products. Terms of the deal were...
  • Walgreen expands health care focus in Arizona

    Walgreen expands health care focus in Arizona
    Walgreen Co. on Wednesday took another step on its path from retail pharmacy to health care company with a new pact to provide expanded services to patients in Arizona. The Deerfield-based pharmacy chain’s pharmacists and nurse practitioners will...
  • Walgreen's shares hit new high as sales rise in May

    Walgreen's shares hit new high as sales rise in May
    Shares of Walgreen Co. hit a 52-week high in intraday trading Wednesday after the company reported same store sales that beat Wall Street’s expectations for the fourth month in a row.  The Deerfield-based company said sales in stores open at least...
  • Walgreens pharmacy database crashes temporarily, blocking prescriptions

    Walgreens pharmacy database crashes temporarily, blocking prescriptions
    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...
  • Back-to-school shopping: Best deals for week of Aug. 24-30

    Back-to-school shopping: Best deals for week of Aug. 24-30
    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...
  • Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions

    Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions
    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...
  • Walgreen executives' departures follow $1 billion forecasting error

    Walgreen executives' departures follow $1 billion forecasting error
    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....
  • Corporations Only Doing What's Best For Them

    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...
  • Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions

    Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions
    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....
  • 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...