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  • Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?

    Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?
    Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests. The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wall Street is struggling to end two-day slide

    Stocks were mixed Tuesday morning despite a better-than-expected consumer confidence report and some positive earnings news. At 9:35 a.m. PDT, the broad S&P 500 index was ahead 0.1%, the Dow was up 0.3% and the Nasdaq was down 0.2%. The early...
  • 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 open in Wrigley building on Wednesday

    Walgreens to open in Wrigley building on Wednesday
    Just a hop and a skip from what will soon be known as the “old Walgreens” on North Michigan Avenue, a flagship store for the nation's largest drugstore chain opens Wednesday in the Wrigley Building, complete with sushi, frozen yogurt and a...
  • Walgreen withdraws earnings goals

    Walgreen withdraws earnings goals
    Walgreen Co. on Tuesday withdrew its profit goals for its 2016 fiscal year, citing unforeseen pressure in its pharmacy operations and a lack of clarity on the final structure it will take following its expected purchase of European drug giant Alliance...
  • If Walgreens moves its HQ, take your business elsewhere too

    I am disgusted to read that the leaders of Walgreen Co. are considering moving the company’s headquarters out of the U.S. just to trim its tax bill (Business, June 25). I'm sure they will continue enjoying the full benefits of living and working...
  • 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...