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8 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Corporate Inversion Tax Avoidance Hurts Small Businesses and Consumers

The Walgreen Company is as American as the proverbial apple pie. More than 100 years old, it operates more than 8,500 drug stores nationwide and employs nearly a quarter million people.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Retail, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Duly Noted: Hertz, Walgreens exploring car-rental partnership

AMC Networks is in talks to acquire almost 50 percent of BBC America, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Related Topix: Retail, AMC Entertainment, Chicago, IL

BioSpace

Walgreens Named Exclusive Specialty Pharmacy Provider For Sigma-Tau ...

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , and Walgreens today announced that, effective July 31, 2014, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy will now serve as the exclusive specialty pharmacy provider for select Sigma-Tau prescription drugs, AdagenA , CystaranA and MatulaneA .

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Related Topix: Retail, Medicine, Matulane, Procarbazine (generic), Washington DC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Star

Tips for perfectly pretty nails

Nails have become the ultimate form of self-expression in beauty. From classic French manicures and gel finishes to elaborate designs and bold neons, nails reflect your own unique style.

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Related Topix: Retail

Bellingham Herald

Governor candidates assess overseas tax breaks

Quinn, a Chicago Democrat, remains locked in one of the most competitive governors' races nationwide with a challenge from Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Retail

Examiner.com

Walgreens possible move overseas becomes a big issue in Illinois Governor's race

Walgreens shareholders want the U.S. pharmacy chain to consider relocating to Europe.

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Related Topix: Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

Crain's Chicago Busines

Swing by a Walgreen's for a rental car?

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is looking to partner with Walgreen Co. as it tries to expand its service away from airports and Hertz locations.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Hertz Global, Retail

Seeking Alpha

In Search Of Bad News

As many have said, it is a market of stocks, and not necessarily a stock market.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Target

Tue Jul 29, 2014

EurekAlert!

Caring for donors

UCSF first in the nation to join with Walgreens in blood pressure testing program for living kidney donors, potential donors While recipients of living donor kidney transplants receive steady follow-up care, the living donors themselves also need to be monitored.

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Related Topix: Retail, Kidney Cancer, Health, UC San Francisco

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

How Obama Could End Walgreen's Tax-Inversion Hopes

In an article published Monday in "Tax Notes," a journal for accountants and tax lawyers, Stephen Shay, a former Treasury official under the Reagan and Obama administrations and currently a Harvard Law School professor, wrote that President Obama may invoke a 1969 tax law to accomplish this aim.

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Related Topix: Healthcare, Retail, North Chicago, IL, Dixon, IL

GuruFocus.com

Is Walgreen Set For A Better 2014?

No matter how bad the economic conditions are, there will always be some industries which are capable of doing well.

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Related Topix: Retail, Express Scripts, CVS, Rite Aid

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Digital Coupon Campaign: Getting To Know Coupons.com Via Walgreens, Mir Aamir

Walgreens tries Coupons.com/Retailer iQ for digital coupons, rather than start from scratch.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Safeway, Grocery, Canada Safeway

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily World

Walgreens eyes loophole end run around taxes

But many here in this small river town where the founder of the company got his start complain that the drugstore chain is on the precipice of turning its back on the USA.

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Related Topix: Retail

USA Today

Walgreens eyes loophole end run around taxes

DIXON, Ill.-While the Walgreens drug store chain has proudly touted itself as "the pharmacy America trusts," many here in this small river town where the founder of the company got his start complain that Walgreens eyes loophole end run around taxes DIXON, Ill.-While the Walgreens drug store chain has proudly touted itself as "the pharmacy America ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Dixon, IL, Healthcare

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

RadioShack stock faces possible delisting from the NYSE

The delisting process begins when the company's average closing price falls below .

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Related Topix: RadioShack, Retail

SchaeffersResearch.com

Why This Trader May Be Selling Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Calls

Rite Aid Corporation is sinking this afternoon, off 3.6% at $7.12. Elsewhere, options volume has picked up slightly, with calls holding a decisive advantage over puts, and the stock's 30-day at-the-money implied volatility has popped 3.3% to 36.4%, indicating elevated demand for short-term options.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Day Trading

Seeking Alpha

Outerwall Is Too Cheap, Could Go Up 48%

The stock is quite cheap, with a P/E ratio of 8.6 and free cash flow yield over 9%.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

Forbes.com

A Note To Congresswoman Schakowsky, A Walgreens Tax Inversion Would...

Congresswoman Schakowsky, of the 9 th district of Illinois, has written to Walgreens CEO Gregory Wasson urging him not to complete the possible tax inversion through a merger with Boots Alliance.

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Related Topix: Retail, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Janice Schakowsky, Medicare, Medicaid, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Walgreen Company (WAG) Bull Predicts New Highs Ahead

In afternoon trading, a bullish speculator bought to open a block of 27,241 August 80 calls for the ask price of $0.60 each, while simultaneously selling to open an equivalent number of August 85 calls for $0.15 each .

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Related Topix: Retail, Healthcare, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Day Trading

Investor's Business Daily

AmerisourceBergen Hits High As Walgreen Pact Lifts Q3

Earnings for AmerisourceBergen, the world's largest drug distributor, climbed 38% to $1.01 per share in its fiscal third quarter as revenue jumped 39% to $30.35 billion.

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Related Topix: Retail, Biotech, AmerisourceBergen

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