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  • CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early

    CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early
    HARTFORD — CVS stores nationwide stopped selling cigarettes and all other tobacco products Wednesday, and that's just fine with Lindsay and David O'Connor. They stopped by the Main Street CVS to pick up a few items, but as non-smokers the ban...
  • 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...
  • Activists applaud Walgreen decision

    Activists applaud Walgreen decision
    If reports are true that Walgreens will retain its U.S. corporate citizenship, William McNary will keep shopping at outposts of the Deerfield, Ill.-based drugstore giant. “I will definitely be continuing to use my rewards card, and I will continue...
  • Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals

    Ritz, Oreo maker Mondelez sees sales growing slower than rivals
    Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...