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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
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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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
Biz bits

...released Tuesday that showed home prices rose for the third month in a row in July. In other news Drugstore operator Walgreen Co. said prescription drug sales rose in the fiscal fourth quarter, pushing results past Wall Street expectations and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/30/bus_550004.shtml
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Competitors try for Caremark

...its stock for each share of Caremark stock. CVS Corp., the nation's largest operator of drugstores and second to Walgreen Co. in sales, said Nov. 1 that it planned to acquire Caremark Rx Inc. for about $21.2 billion in stock. It said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/19/bus_109075.shtml
Business
Morning-after pill widely available at drugstores

...perceived lack of demand, the pill is widely available. Major pharmacy chains such as CVS Corp., Rite-Aid Corp. and Walgreen Co. not only offer the pill throughout their networks, but also pledge to ensure that customers can buy Plan B onsite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/07/bus_107379.shtml
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Biz briefs

...Rubber Co., which are scheduled to report earnings.Walgreen buys leader in biggest U.S. marketNEW YORK --- Walgreen Co. is looking to make itself an instant success in New York City -- where the nation's largest drug store chain has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-17/biz-briefs-0
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Even Wal-Mart critics say company handled Katrina disaster well

...better than any private or public institution," he said. Flickinger praised Home Depot Inc., Lowe's Cos. and Walgreen Co., but said Wal-Mart's quick aid reflects the nature of the company. Kurt Barnard, president of Barnard's Retail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/hur_1125.shtml
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Restrictions on cold drugs recommended

...out-of-control rages. Last week Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Kmart Holding Corp., CVS Corp., Rite Aid Corp. and Walgreen Co. announced they will move medications with pseudoephedrine behind pharmacy counters. Target Corp. and Albertson's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/02/bus_451907.shtml
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