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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...
  • Executive pay is an insult to working families

    Executive pay is an insult to working families
    Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember: American chief executives make too darn much money. I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
  • Walgreen partnership boosts Alliance Boots results

    Walgreen partnership boosts Alliance Boots results
    Alliance Boots said it had seen more benefits than expected so far from its partnership with Deerfield-based drugstore giant Walgreen Co., and reported an 18.5 percent rise in underlying attributable profit. Walgreen bought a 45 percent stake in...
  • 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...
  • Local Voices West: May 1 edition

    Local Voices West: May 1 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville, Westchester, Wheaton and Lombard. Racism in the U.S. The definition of "racism" refers to actions or beliefs that consider certain races to be inherently superior or inferior to each other. Some arguments against...
  • Shopping Saturday retail coupon roundup

    Shopping Saturday retail coupon roundup
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, we have free stuff, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving on the last weekend of summer...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save with coupons at Macy's, Kohl's and more

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save with coupons at Macy's, Kohl's and more
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores for back-to-school shopping. Plus, we have freebies, dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving all...