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

6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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

Newsalert

Socialist Jan Schakowsky Warns Walgreens About Corporate Move: '...

Crain's Chicago Business reports on noted socialist Jan Schakowsky warning Walgreens: The flap over big companies moving their headquarters abroad to avoid U.S. taxes continues to build, with a protest in Chicago, a letter from a Chicago-area congressman aimed at Walgreen Co.

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Related Topix: Retail, US Senate, US Politics, Barack Obama, Democrat, US News

Sys-Con Media

Walgreens 'Way to Well' Health Tour Reaches Millionth Community Member With Free Health Tests

On the opening day of the National Urban League Annual Conference, Marc Morial, National Urban League president and CEO, and John Gremer, Walgreens director of community affairs, announced with AARP, more than one million people nationwide received free health tests and education through the Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour .

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Related Topix: Retail, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Health, AARP

The Las Vegas Sun

Obama calls for 'economic patriotism' from companies dodging taxes

Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Retail, Senator Dick Durbin

Switched

Chiding CEOs, At Walgreens & Other Corporate Defectors

Walgreens is the pharmacy that, at least according to its website, can be found "at the corner of Happy & Healthy."

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Related Topix: Retail, Switzerland, World News, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, Deerfield, IL, Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Obama administration putting heft behind tax inversion legislation...

Mark Mazur, assistant U.S. treasury secretary for tax policy, wrote a blog post defending the proposition that rules discouraging tax inversions ought to be applied retroactively.

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Related Topix: US News, Retail

Business Wire

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Walgreens President of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness Kermit Crawford Announces Retirement from Company after 31 Years; Will Continue to Serve as Senior Counselor to Walgreens President and CEO Crawford to move forward to pursue new roles following 31 years with Walgreens, while continuing service to company as senior counselor to President and CEO ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, University of Southern California, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TwinCities

Target to open small-format store in St. Paul's Highland Park

Minnesota's first TargetExpress was set to open Wednesday, July 23, 2014, near the University of Minnesota campus.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, St. Paul, MN

CSP

Walgreens Expanding Makeover

The Walgreen Co. is about to get a new look as the drugstore chain expands a test to make its stores more open, more colorful and easier to shop, according to The Chicago Tribune .

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Bloomberg

Walgreen Chided For Tax-'Dodge' Prescription: Harry Reid

Balloons in the "Health Corner" conference room, used to host customer programs with local doctors and heathcare experts, at a Walgreen Co.

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Related Topix: Retail, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Business Journal

Houston ATM company expands with $160M acquisition

Houston-based Cardtronics Inc. will acquire one of its major U.S. competitors for $160 million in an all-cash deal, the company said in a press release.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

Frerichs has new idea

But - without prompting - he then went on to say that the state should divest itself of any pension investments in companies "that move jobs overseas out of Illinois."

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Retail

Lake Forester

Dold, Schneider call for government action on corporate inversions

With some of the area's largest corporations considering taking their headquarters to foreign soil, both Rep. Brad Schneider and his challenger, former Rep. Robert Dold , want to see government action.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Robert Dold, Republican, Abbott Laboratories, Retail, Barack Obama, US Senate

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