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  • New Walgreen holding company to be incorporated in Delaware

    New Walgreen holding company to be incorporated in Delaware
    Walgreens is not headed to Europe. But it is going to Delaware. The nation’s largest drugstore chain, following in the footsteps of more than half of the nation’s publicly traded companies, plans to incorporate in The First State following...
  • Durbin has cushy lead over Oberweis, poll finds

    Durbin has cushy lead over Oberweis, poll finds
    While Democrats are at risk of losing control of the U.S. Senate this year, Illinois' Sen. Dick Durbin holds a comfortable lead over Republican rival Jim Oberweis, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll. The survey of registered voters found that 55...
  • Labor pension adviser CtW seeks details from Walgreen

    BOSTON (Reuters) - CtW Investment Group, an adviser to union pension funds, called on Walgreen Co to provide more details about a change in projected earnings and questioned the U.S. drugstore chain operator's appointment of an activist investor to its...
  • Wyden reaches out to Republicans on inversions measure

    WASHINGTON The head of the Senate's tax-writing panel issued a statement Tuesday offering Republicans a carrot to join Democrats in blocking the ability of some U.S. corporations to shift headquarters overseas to enjoy huge tax breaks called inversions....
  • Walgreens' move to downtown Batavia will need more time

    Walgreens' move to downtown Batavia will need more time
    The Walgreens project in downtown Batavia has been delayed — again. It's been five years since Batavia Enterprises asked Walgreens to review a plan to build a new store with a drive-through at a new downtown location, the developers said. After...
  • Senators urge Burger King not to move to lower-tax Canada

    Five senators on Thursday urged Burger King Worldwide Inc. not to move to lower-tax Canada, accusing the company of trying to avoid paying its fair share for roads and other public services it receives in the United States. The letter, organized by Sen....
  • Walgreen board seats go to Jana Partners

    Walgreen board seats go to Jana Partners
    Walgreen Co said it had appointed Barry Rosenstein of hedge fund Jana Partners to its board as the company moves to complete its takeover of drugstore chain Alliance Boots. Rosenstein, Jana's founder and managing partner, will join Walgreen's board...
  • Hooray For Tobacco-Free CVS

    Hooray For Tobacco-Free CVS
    This week, all CVS pharmacies stopped selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. It was a brave, moral decision that may cost the company financially — but may gain it a lot of customer trust. Other drugstore chains ought to follow suit and make...
  • CVS deserves praise snuffing out tobacco sales: Their Take

    Smoke out at CVS This week, all CVS pharmacies stopped selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. It was a brave, moral decision that may cost the company financially — but may gain it a lot of customer trust. Other drugstore chains ought to...
  • Walgreens sales rise 6.2% in fourth quarter

    Walgreens sales rise 6.2% in fourth quarter
    Walgreens said Thursday that its sales rose 6.2 percent in the fourth quarter,┬ádriven largely by pharmacy sales. Sales reached $19.06 billion, in line with Wall Street’s estimates. Sales in stores open at least a year -- a key gauge of retailer...
  • Big pharmacies knock on door of oil-rich North Dakota

    BISMARCK N.D. (Reuters) - North Dakota's oil boom has fueled a construction bonanza for new supermarkets, restaurants and clothing stores. But try finding a Rite Aid, Walgreens or other national pharmacy chain in the state, the fastest-growing economy...