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17 min ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago |

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 .


Related Topix: Retail

5 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Retail, Healthcare

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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.


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.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Walgreen Company's Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc.

's stock had its "overweight" rating restated by Citigroup Inc. in a research note issued on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings reports.


Related Topix: Retail, Healthcare, Financial Services, Citigroup, Banking

Fox News

Corporate Cash Kings Escape U.S. Taxes

Walgreen isn't the only company under pressure, including by shareholders such as Goldman Sachs , to move its headquarters overseas due to high U.S. taxation.


Related Topix: Retail, Cohen Group, Consulting, Energy, Oil & Gas, Weatherford International, Business News

Lincoln Daily News

Walgreen under shareholder pressure to relocate to Europe: FT

U .S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co is under pressure from a group of shareholders to consider relocating to Europe to gain tax benefits, the Financial Times reported.


Related Topix: Retail

Facebook Rumored to be Preparing a Mobile Payment Service; Walgreen...

Shares of NQ Mobile closed down nearly 13% on Monday with about 14 million shares traded.


Related Topix: Social Software, Square, Retail, Financial Markets

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Walgreens pressured to move to Europe

In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world.


Related Topix: Retail, Insurance, AON, Women's Health, Business News

Shareholders Try to Lure Walgreens to Move HQ Out of Deerfield

Shareholders are pressuring Deerfield-based Walgreens - the nation's largest drugstore chain - to move its corporate headquarters to Europe, the Financial Times reports .


Related Topix: Retail, Deerfield, IL

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Walgreen under intensifying pressure to leave Illinois for tax advantage in Europe: FT

Walgreen, headquartered in the Chicago suburb Deerfield, acquired 45% of Alliance Boots in 2012 and holds an option to purchase the remainder of the company.


Related Topix: Retail, Illinois

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Acquisitions, Recognitions, New Stores, and Positive Sales Results -...

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Walgreen Company , Best Buy Co., Inc. , McKesson Corporation , Target Corporation , and Rite Aid Corporation .


Related Topix: Best Buy, Retail, Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, McKesson, Household Products, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare, Symphony Technology Group, Startups

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Walgreens management to meet with BB&T

Rite Aid hits 52-week high after results, sales view top estimates Shares of retail drugstore Rite Aid are rallying after the company's fourth quarter results and fiscal 2015 revenue outlook topped analysts' consensus estimates.


Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Walgreens (WAG) Declares 31.5c Quarterly Dividend

The dividend is in line with the retailer's previous. The quarterly dividend is payable on June 12 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 21. The ex-dividend date is set for May 16. TheStreet Ratings team rates WALGREEN CO as a Buy with a ratings score of A. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their ... (more)


Related Topix: Retail, TheStreet, Financial Markets

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Altria Group: An Attractive Investment

A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general are putting efforts into admonishing big U.S. retail stores and attempting to get them to discontinue selling tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tobacco, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Kroger, Safeway, Grocery, Rite Aid

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Walgreen a Healthy Stock for Your Portfolio?

The company provides its customers with access to consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services in communities across the U.S. Walgreen sells prescription and non-prescription drugs, as well as general merchandise that includes household items, convenience and fresh foods, photo finishing, and candy.

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Related Topix: Retail

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Walgreens Pharmacists Instrumental in Helping Reduce Hospital...

Hospital patients who participated in Walgreens WellTransitions program were 46 percent less likely to experience an unplanned hospital readmission within 30 days of discharge1, according to new company research.


Related Topix: Retail, Medicare

The Motley Fool

Walgreen Company March Results Outpace Rite Aid Corporation's

Walgreen announced that its comparable sales -- a metric measuring sales at stores that have been open for more than a year -- rose by 3.5%, and Rite Aid noted its same-store sales increased by less than one quarter of that amount at just 0.7%.


Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid, World News, Vietnam,

Walgreen Company (WAG) - Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes

Walgreen Company was downgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.


Related Topix: Retail, Healthcare


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