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  • Jana Partners in third quarter took new Valeant stake, upped eBay stake

    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...
  • Naperville may allow pharmacies to sell alcohol

    Naperville may allow pharmacies to sell alcohol
    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...
  • Labor pension adviser wants broader SEC probe of Walgreen

    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...
  • Walgreens sales rise in October

    Walgreens sales rise in October
    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....
  • Investor group asks regulators to probe Walgreen disclosures

    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...
  • Walgreen aims to stop disclosures in lawsuit

    Walgreen aims to stop disclosures in lawsuit
    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...
  • Ten store brands of baby wipes recalled for possible bacteria

     Ten store brands of baby wipes recalled for possible bacteria
    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...
  • Caremark planning bigger copay at drugstores that sell cigarettes

     Caremark planning bigger copay at drugstores that sell cigarettes
    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...
  • Former Walgreen CFO sues company for defamation over forecast error

    Former Walgreen CFO sues company for defamation over forecast error
    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...
  • Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem

    Walmart hiring 300 for second distribution center in Bethlehem
    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...
  • Naperville mulls limits on Walgreens liquor sales

     Naperville mulls limits on Walgreens liquor sales
    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...