April 15 The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield. If Walgreen changes its legal domicile to Switzerland, where it recently acquired a stake in European drugstore chain Alliance Boots, the company cou
Walgreen Co., the nation's largest drugstore chain, is under pressure from some shareholders to move its headquarters to Europe, where it owns nearly half of Swiss-based pharmacy giant Alliance Boots. Deerfield- based Walgreen has called Illinois home for all its 113 years. Though a move would make financial sense for Walgreen and its investors, it
MyMedicalRecords, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MMRGlobal, Inc., collectively, today announced the launch of its MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record Kit going on sale in Drug Chains, Etailers and Retailers nationwide. These SKUs were designed exclusively for sale on Ecommerce sites and retail shelves with a six month starter kit priced at
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pharma Business Week Legislation that passed out of the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government would create new powers for independent drugstores to charge employers, seniors and unions higher prices for generic drugs, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association said.
April 13 TUPELO A customer looking to fill a prescription doesn't have to look hard these days. The nation's largest pharmacies, Walgreens and CVS, battle for prime locations; big-box retailers like Walmart and Fred's have pharmacies inside their stores; and grocery shoppers at large chains like Kroger also can get the medications they need.
Rite Aid has left the recovery ward and appears ready to break into a sprint after booking its sixth straight quarterly profit and making a deal to strengthen the drugstore chain's foothold in the burgeoning health clinic market. Rite Aid said that it acquired RediClinic, which runs 30 retail health clinics in or next to grocery stores in Texas, an
April 10 Drug stores like CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens aren't just for prescriptions or health and beauty items. Recently, CVS had this special: Buy one Purex laundry detergent at $6.49 and get two more of the same size free. I combined that deal with a $1.50 coupon and a $3- off store reward I earned.
Katherine Heigl has filed a lawsuit against drug store chain Duane Reade Inc., alleging that the Walgreen Co. subsidiary used her name and picture in promotional material without her consent. The post includes a paparazzi photograph of the Knocked Up star toting two Duane Reade shopping bags and a link to a Just Jared item that notes the actress pa
April 09 RAMSEUR The Kerr Drug store at 6525 Jordan Road in Ramseur is preparing for a change in ownership. On May 27, the store will officially open under Walgreen's operating systems. She said Walgreen's has offered all Kerr prescription drug card holders who have had prescription activity in the past 12 months a free, one-year, individual Wa