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Beacons pop up in stores ahead of holidays

...all services. The pop-up likely resulted from the phone's location setting for nearby store notifications, said Walgreen Co. spokesman Phil Caruso in an email. He said customers can turn off notifications if they prefer not to receive them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/beacons-pop-stores-ahead-h
Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

...financial industry and retailers toward more secure standards.Obama noted that Home Depot Inc., Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plan to install payment terminals in their stores equipped to handle cards with digital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/obama-announces-plan-tight
CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

...generation and the millions of uninsured people expected to gain coverage under the health care overhaul. While competitors Walgreen Co. and Rite Aid Corp. still sell tobacco, they've all started offering more health care products and added walk-in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-03/cvs-changes-name-stops-tob
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...allowed to continue, will cost the U.S. Treasury $17 billion in lost revenue over the next decade. Most recently, Walgreen Co., the drug store chain that promotes itself as "America's premier pharmacy," is considering a similar move with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

...percent corporate income tax rate. And drugstore chain Walgreen Co. also is considering a similar move with Swiss health...say companies will continue to consider inversions.Walgreen Co. is among those considering it now. The drugstore chain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-14/us-companies-look-more-ove
Walgreen declines to pursue overseas tax relief, but motivation remains for other companies

...combine with the Swiss health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots to form a holding company that's based in the U.S.Walgreen Co. said in a statement that it was "mindful of the ongoing public reaction to a potential inversion" and its "unique...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/walgreen-declines-pursue-o
CVS dropping tobacco products

...untold numbers of families from pain and heartbreak for years to come," the president said.CVS Caremark competitor Walgreen Co., the nation's largest drugstore chain, sells tobacco, as does the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/cvs-dropping-tobacco-product
Walgreen ready to split with Express Scripts

NEW YORK --- Walgreen Co. said that it is willing to walk away from more than $5 billion in annual revenue because pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-21/walgreen-co-says-it-will-s
Plan ahead

...off its high of April 26, and investors are jittery.Among companies announcing earnings this week: drugstore chain Walgreen Co., software maker Adobe Systems Inc., Nike Inc., homebuilder Lennar Corp. and ConAgra Foods Inc.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2010-06-20/plan-ahead
Business news

...which sells CVS Complete Care Anticavity Mouthwash, and Walgreen Co., which sells Walgreen Mouth Rinse Full Action.Hewlett-Packard...Walgreen reports rise in sales, profitsNEW YORK --- Walgreen Co., the largest drugstore chain in the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-09-28/business-news
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