Walgreen ready to split with Express Scripts

NEW YORK --- Walgreen Co. said that it is willing to walk...drugstore chain in the U.S., and Walgreen would give up about 7 percent of its...Express Scripts overshadowed news that Walgreen's net income climbed 30 percent in...

Walgreen declines to pursue overseas tax relief, but motivation remains for other companies

...possible customer backlash helped dissuade Walgreen from trying to trim its tax bill by reorganizing...companies considering the move to follow Walgreen's lead and stay rooted in the United States.Walgreen, the nation's biggest drugstore chain...

Walgreen profits rise 16 percent

CHICAGO -- Walgreen Co. reported a 16 percent profit gain...Chicago-based William Blair and Co. called it Walgreen's best quarter in the past 18 months...rose 16 percent to $28.1 billion. Walgreen operated 4,414 drugstores in 44 states...

Walgreen's Rx in drugstore war: Capture 12,000 corners

...a travel agency - there was a time Walgreen Co. had so many businesses that prescription...scarcely dented analysts' assessment that Walgreen is winning the drugstore war. Still...route to a loftier target of 12,000. "Walgreen is beating the pants off its drugstore...

CVS, Walgreen mend ties with prescription deal

...NEW YORK --- CVS Caremark Corp. and Walgreen Co. have settled a dispute that threatened...battling over the amounts Caremark reimburses Walgreen for filling prescriptions for Caremark patients.Walgreen and CVS do billions of dollars in business...

Walgreen kicks off work on Furys Ferry pharmacy

Drugstore giant Walgreen Co. is building its fourth Augusta...Augusta-based general contractor. Walgreen spokeswoman Carol Hively said the store...have opened during the past two years. Walgreen typically employs 25 people per store...

RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

...might not be able to find a long-term plan to stay in business.RadioShack worked hard on its turnaround efforts, hiring Walgreen Co. executive Joe Magnacca as its CEO and former Treasury Department adviser Harry J. Wilson as chief revitalization officer...

Martinez cigarette thief sought

Columbia County authorities are looking for a man who stole cigarettes from a Martinez Walgreen store March 5.The manager of the 3900 Washington Road store told deputies that about 2 a.m., a man tried to buy a carton...

Herbal supplement industry questions DNA tests after New York halts some sales

...strict approval process for prescription drugs.Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ordered Wal-Mart, Walgreen's, Target and GNC to stop selling store-brand herbal supplements that DNA tests found questionable.Schneiderman's...

Pocket change

EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT: WALGREEN CO. HEADQUARTERS: Deerfield, Ill...Founded in 1901 in Chicago by Charles R. Walgreen, who paid $6,000 to buy the South...locations in the metro area in 2000. Walgreen adds a new Walgreens store on average...