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Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 4:28 PM
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By Inc. Well Staff

Group Urges Walgreens to Leave Illinois for Europe

Group Urges Walgreens to Leave Illinois for Europe

Walgreens is under pressure to move its Illinois-based headquarters out of the country. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:46 AM
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By Associated Press

Walgreen Co. to Close 76 Stores

Walgreen Co. to Close 76 Stores

Amid declining fiscal second quarter earnings, as a slowdown in generic drug introductions and bad weather contributed to a performance that missed Wall Street's profit expectations, Walgreen's announced... Read »

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 10:20 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Why Walgreen's is Entering the Loyalty-Card Game

Why Walgreen's is Entering the Loyalty-Card Game

It seems like everyone and their kid's mother has a loyalty card. I feel like every time I go to a store I haven't been at in a long, long while, they try to entice me to join their rewards program. So, if... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Walgreens' Q1 2012 Earnings Down 4 Percent

Walgreens' Q1 2012 Earnings Down 4 Percent

So it seems no one is immune to the economy's harsh effects. The latest victim to incur its wrath is the Deerfield-based Walgreens, with the drugstore-operating titan reporting that its 1Q earnings fell more... Read »

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