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News on Walgreens (Ticker: WAG) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Employee Terminated for Stealing Caused by Disability Entitled to Discrimination Trial

Is an employer allowed to enforce a uniformly-applied workplace conduct policy against an employee whose misconduct was caused by her disability? A federal district court in California said "maybe, maybe not," and determined that the matter should be resolved by a jury.

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Related Topix: Retail, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Walgreen: Stock Ready To Reward Investors

Walgreen Co. is one of three major retail drug store chains in the U.S. The company has been successfully fighting competition from key players in the drug store industry.

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Related Topix: Retail

7 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

Walgreens teams with Coupons.com on Retailer iQ rollout

Coupons.com Inc. announced that Walgreens has rolled out its Retailer iQ targeting and analytics platform in all 8,000 stores, designed to make the promotions and checkout experience digital, mobile and personalized.

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Related Topix: Retail, Startups, Coupons

9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

AmerisourceBergen Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Results

On the basis of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles , diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were for the March quarter of fiscal 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, AmerisourceBergen, Retail

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Business Journal

Exclusive: I-Drive Walgreens set to become parking garage

Plans are in the works for a new public parking garage to replace the Walgreens at the corner of International Drive and Sand Lake Road as part of the new $30 million Mango's Tropical Cafe restaurant and nightclub now under construction.

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Related Topix: Retail, Deerfield, IL

Business Journal

Exclusive: I-Drive Walgreens set to become parking garage

The developer of Mango's Tropical Cafe is proposing to redevelop an existing Walgreens on I-Drive into a public parking structure.

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Related Topix: Retail, Deerfield, IL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Motley Fool

Walgreen Company: Should Investors Love This Dividend Aristocrat?

We might not have a royal family in the US, but steady income seeking investors are well acquainted with dividend aristocrats like Walgreen .

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Highlights for the year inclu... )--AK Finance Alliance is partnering with organizations to prepare for FINANCIAL FITNESS FAIR AND BBB SECURE YOUR ID/SHRED DAY on April 26 at 10AM.

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Related Topix: Retail, Computer Programs and Systems, Software, Office Equipment, Ennis Business Forms

Business Wire

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Specially-trained pharmacists help prepare international travelers headed to India, China, Brazil, Aruba and Saudi Arabia as well as other global destinations )--Further expanding the scope of convenient, preventive health care services provided by its community pharmacists, Walgreens is now offering expanded travel health services, including ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cato Institute

Walgreen Could Benefit from Moving to Europe

Some shareholders at Walgreen Co., based in Deerfield, are pressing the company to move its headquarters to Europe, where it owns nearly half of Swiss pharmacy giant Alliance Boots.

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Related Topix: Retail, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: ATHN, GILD, JPM, WAG

According to GuruFocus Insider Data , the largest insider sells during the past week were: AthenaHealth Inc, Gilead Sciences Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co, and Walgreen Company.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, athenahealth, Application Service Providers, Software, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Retail, Financial Markets

Fri Apr 18, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Walgreen Company SVP Robert G. Zimmerman Sells 26,201 Shares

Walgreen Company SVP Robert G. Zimmerman unloaded 26,201 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 16th.

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Related Topix: Retail

The Charlotte Observer

Walgreens’ checkout?

The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Retail, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Dixon, IL, Deerfield, IL, Switzerland, World News

Business Wire

Walgreens Ranked 60th on 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100 List

Walgreens received the recognition for the development and launch of its BalanceA Rewards loyalty program, which has grown to nearly 80 million active members.

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Related Topix: Retail

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Insurance

EEOC lawsuit on behalf of diabetic Walgreen employer can proceed: Judge

A disability discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an 18-year Walgreen Co. worker with diabetes who was terminated after she allegedly ate a bag of chips without paying for it to stave off a low-blood sugar attack, can proceed, says a federal court.

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Related Topix: Retail, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, South San Francisco, CA

Investopedia

Drugstore Wars: Walgreen Vs. CVS

I hope I'm not dating myself too much, but I remember when the neighborhood chain drugstore was almost a one-stop shop for human needs.

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Social Solutions, Express Scripts

Retailwire.com

Should Walgreens move its HQ to Europe?

A group of shareholders who own close to five percent of Walgreens' stock want the company to use its takeover of Alliance Boots, headquartered in Switzerland, as the rationale to move its headquarters from the U.S. to Europe, reports the Financial Times .

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Walgreen Company Price Target Raised to $78.00 at Mizuho

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Mizuho's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 17.90% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Retail, Healthcare

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Cosi HQ Leaving Deerfield

Cosi Inc. is moving its headquarters from Deerfield to Boston , it's CEO announced on Wednesday, according to Crain's Chicago Business.

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Related Topix: Deerfield, IL, Retail

Merced Sun-Star

If Walgreen Co. moves its HQ to Europe, blame Washington's tax failure

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, Ill.

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Related Topix: Retail, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Deerfield, IL, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Insurance, AON

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