| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:28 PM
Walgreens Boots Alliance has a new chief financial officer.
George Fairweather, formerly the group finance director at Alliance Boots, has been appointed global chief financial officer effective Feb. 20, replacing Tim McLevish. The company was formed...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Chicago private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners will acquire a majority stake in Walgreen's infusion services business, Walgreen Co. said in a release Tuesday.
When the deal closes, Deerfield-based Walgreen's infusion services business will...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:35 AM
NEW YORK So how did the previously obscure term tax inversions become part of Washington parlance, fodder for the next presidential campaign and the issue that helped derail a U.S. Treasury nominee?
Thank, or blame, depending on your perspective,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Walgreens Boots Alliance top attorney Thomas Sabatino is the latest executive to leave the company.
Sabatino will join Hertz Global Holdings as senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel starting Feb. 9. Sabatino...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:41 PM
Walgreens Boots Alliance said on Thursday that it declared a quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, up 7.1 percent over a year ago.
The dividend will be payable on March 12 to people who are shareholders by Feb. 18.
Walgreen Co. is a...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Walgreens Boots Alliance unveiled a new logo Friday, a sphere meant to look like a globe that is a corporate departure from the red W that has been a fixture at its U.S. drugstores for years.
The logo for the Walgreens stores is not changing, the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Walgreens was fined a heftier-than-usual $1,000 for a liquor license violation in Arlington Heights that happened just months after the drugstore giant lobbied for a local law change so that its stores could sell alcohol.
Mayor Thomas Hayes, serving...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Walgreens will be able to sell alcohol in nine Naperville stores, but not downtown.
Councilmen on Tuesday approved a new type of liquor license for pharmacies, but decided not allow any business to start selling packaged liquor in the downtown due to...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:03 PM
When Walgreen combines with European-based Alliance Boots, it intends to drop its "WAG" ticker symbol for the ticker symbol "WBA."
Walgreen said Friday it informed the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Stock Exchange that it will voluntarily...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Strong pharmacy sales helped boost Walgreen earnings in its fiscal first quarter, just as it is poised to complete its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots.
Walgreen reported net income of $809 million, or 85 cents per share, compared with...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:52 AM
About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York.
Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...