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 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 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'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...

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...

Six companies agree to list shares on both Nasdaq, NYSE

...Hewlett-Packard Co., Charles Schwab Corp., Walgreen Co. and three other companies whose...a highly transparent environment." Walgreen chairman Dave Bernauer said the drugstore...institutional shareholders," he said. Walgreen, based in Deerfield, Ill., said it...

Biz bits

...housing 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 lifting...

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...