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  • CVS Health tops Street forecasts, as 1Q earnings climb 8 pct

    Pricey specialty drugs are helping CVS Health thrive after kicking tobacco sales, with revenue from the treatments pushing first-quarter earnings well above Wall Street expectations for the drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager. The Woonsocket,...
  • Walgreens gets OK on new flag poles, signage for HQ

    Walgreens gets OK on new flag poles, signage for HQ
    Walgreens representatives had a plan for new flag poles and signage unanimously recommended at an April 23 meeting of Deerfield's Plan Commission. Walgreens is asking to modify its planned unit development agreement with the village to allow two...
  • Peppo's closes Tinley Park location

    Peppo's Great Sub Sandwiches last month closed the Tinley Park location it opened in October 2012 at 6905 W. 159th St. A message taped to the doors and also posted on its Facebook page said: "To all of our great customers: "Although we had a good...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance international HQ will be in Deerfield

    Walgreens Boots Alliance international HQ will be in Deerfield
    Local officials and residents were thrilled when they learned Walgreens Boots Alliance, the parent company of Deerfield-based Walgreens, will locate the global headquarters of the newly merged company in the village. When the American and European...
  • Walgreen's former CEO got 23 percent hike in compensation in final year

     Walgreen's former CEO got 23 percent hike in compensation in final year
    In his final year as CEO of Walgreen, Greg Wasson reaped total compensation of $16.73 million, $3.08 million more than in 2013. Most of the 23 percent increase came in the form of stock and options awards, according to a filing with the Securities and...
  • Down-to-earth apps for health, fitness, beauty

    Down-to-earth apps for health, fitness, beauty
    Tribune Newspapers It's down-to-earth day, with go-to apps for finding the best deals on prescription generics, researching specific medications and conditions, limiting the amount of toxins in personal-care products, and a quickie workout with a big...
  • Walgreens wants to be seen as global company, CEO says

    Walgreens wants to be seen as global company, CEO says
    Analysts and investors should no longer think of Walgreens as only a U.S. company, acting CEO Stefano Pessina told analysts Thursday. "I understand that it is very tempting to still view us a U.S. business," Pessina told analysts gathered in New York...
  • Walgreens says it froze pay for senior executives in 2014

    Drugstore chain Walgreens froze pay late last year for a few hundred senior executives as part of a cost-cutting plan. Since August Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has announced plans to eliminate $1.5 billion in annual spending, and the company said...
  • David Nicklaus: If Walgreens comes calling, Express Scripts should be in strong position

    Three years ago, Express Scripts and Walgreens were at each other's throats during a bitter contract dispute. By most accounts, Express Scripts had the upper hand in the negotiations that ended the spat. Now, if you believe the rumor mill, Walgreens is...
  • Walgreens to close 200 stores nationwide

    Walgreens to close 200 stores nationwide
    Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, said Thursday it will close about 200 stores nationwide as part of a cost-cutting plan announced in August. The Deerfield, Ill.-based company said it also plans a corporate reorganization and streamlining...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Your guide to trying on, ordering Apple Watch Buying an Apple Watch won't be as simple as walking into an Apple store and handing over your credit card. The smartwatch is Apple's first new product category in five years and comes in 54...