| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jana Partners LLC, the $11 billion hedge fund run by Barry Rosenstein, took a new stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and vastly increased its holdings of online auction site eBay Inc in the third quarter, according...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Pharmacies in Naperville have moved a step closer to being able to sell alcohol.
The city's Liquor Commission gave its support Thursday for the creation of a new license for pharmacies with the exception of those downtown.
A subcommittee studying...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:25 AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Broadening its criticism of Walgreen Co, labor pension adviser CtW Investment Group said it has asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to probe whether legal claims made by a former company executive show violations of...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Walgreen Co. said Wednesday that sales at stores open at least a year rose 5.6 percent in October, as customers came in for flu shots.
The figure was just slightly under analysts' expectations of a 5.7 percent increase, according to RetailMetrics....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A group of Walgreen Co. investors filed a complaint Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking it to investigate potential violations of disclosure rules.
The CtW Investment Group based much of its complaint on a defamation lawsuit...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Walgreen is aiming to put a stopper in further disclosures of what it deems confidential information by asking the court to redact parts of a defamation suit brought by its former chief financial officer.
"Make no mistake: This lawsuit is brought by a...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:13 PM
A Pennsylvania company is recalling all 10 brands of baby wipes it makes, including those made for Walgreens and Diapers.com, as some packs may contain a bacteria known to pose a risk to people with certain health problems.
Nutek Disposables is...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:37 PM
CVS, which recently pulled tobacco products from its 7,700 pharmacies nationwide, may soon make it more expensive to fill prescriptions at pharmacies that haven't done likewise.
Beginning next year, Caremark, the pharmacy benefits management division of...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Walgreen Co.'s former Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon sued the drugstore operator Thursday, alleging he was defamed in news reports that suggested he was “personally responsible” for errors in the company's earnings forecast. Former...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Walmart will double its distribution center space in Bethlehem.
State officials announced Wednesday that Majestic Realty Co. will build the Arkansas-based global retailer a 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 300 workers to...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:59 AM
If Naperville allows Walgreens to sell liquor, the downtown store may not be included due to ongoing trouble with alcohol-fueled incidents in that area.
The restriction was one of a dozen recommended by a city advisory group that has been studying the...