Eckerd to lay off 1,400 Florida headquarters workers

LARGO, Fla. -- Eckerd Corp. plans to lay off about 1,400...how many will be transferred to one of Eckerd's new owners, according to the notice...agreed in April to sell Florida-based Eckerd's more than 2,800 stores to rivals...

J.C. Penney selling Eckerd drugstore chain

...C. Penney is selling its struggling Eckerd drugstore chain for more than $4.5...United States, will split the 2,800 Eckerd's stores in 23 states. "This sale...Woonsocket, R.I., will get about 1,260 Eckerd stores and support facilities in Texas...

Penney profits fall amid talks of Eckerd sale

...it is negotiating to sell its troubled Eckerd drugstore chain, and the impending sale...percent. "We have concluded that a sale of Eckerd, at an appropriate price, is in the...against earnings of $450 million to reflect Eckerd's reduced value and an $875 million...

Eckerd's coming

...Small Construction Co. work on curbs and gutters at the new Eckerd drug store under construction at Bobby Jones Expressway and Washington Road in Martinez. The West Town Market Square Eckerd is expected to move to the freestanding store Jan. 13...

Rite Aid gets approval to buy Eckerd stores

...billion to buy more than 1,800 Brooks and Eckerd stores and become the largest drugstore...million shares against acquiring the U.S. Eckerd and Brooks operations of Canada's Jean...drugstores in June. IN AUGUSTA The 11 Eckerd stores operating in a 50-mile radius...

Eckerd will close local store

Eckerd will close its Walton Way Extension drugstore in late April as part of a cost-cutting...nationwide. Penney's locations targeted for closure have not been released. Eckerd closings were mostly limited to older, "in-line" stores at strip malls...

Once-ailing Rite Aid buys Eckerd chain

...Thursday it will purchase the U.S. Eckerd and Brooks operations of Canada's Jean...IMPACT Rite Aid's acquisition of the Eckerd chain will make it the largest drugstore...Jean Coutu Group Inc. operates eight Eckerd locations.

Drug store project worries residents

SAVANNAH -- When Eckerd Corp. wanted to build one of the company's...a choice location. Under a deal with Eckerd, the owner of Victory Drive Shopping...of the shopping center to make way for Eckerd, then moved a Captain D's seafood...

You Remembered: Brooks Keel

...back in the 1970s!He had a part-time job as a pharmacy technician, usually in the late afternoon and evening hours, at Eckerd's Drug Store on Walton Way at Druid Park Avenue.Brooks, along with three to four other techs who worked the daytime shifts...

Across the Southeast

State says Eckerd withheld error data DURHAM, N.C. -Eckerd Corp. has refused to share follow-up records for more...where disciplinary actions are pending. An official for Eckerd said the chain is complying with the rules and is in talks...