| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:13 AM
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....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Walgreens said Thursday that its sales rose 6.2 percent in the fourth quarter, driven 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:23 AM
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...