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  1. Why Walgreens Boots Alliance Should Buy Rite AidRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    According to the rumor-mill, it seems as though an acquisition of Rite Aid by Walgreens Boots Alliance could be in the making. While the deal may have some investors scratching their heads, it actually makes a lot of sense for Walgreens to consider a purchase.

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  2. Report: Walgreens employees to stop saying 'Be well'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Deerfield-based Walgreen is no longer asking its employees to say "Be well" to customers at checkout, according to a report from the Chicago Tribune. Deerfield-based Walgreen is no longer asking its employees to say "Be well" to customers at checkout, according to a Chicago Tribune report.

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  3. Walgreen nixes 'Be well' at checkout lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Red Eye Chicago

    Walgreens has officially ended its policy of having employees offer shoppers a friendly "Be well" as they complete a purchase. Walgreens has officially ended its policy of having employees offer shoppers a friendly "Be well" as they complete a purchase.

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  4. Will Walgreens acquire Rite Aid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Retailwire.com

    Walgreens, once known for growing the organic way, may be looking to add stores in the U.S. through acquisition, this based on a statement made to Reuters a couple of weeks back by Stefano Pessina, acting CEO of Walgreens Boots. The speculation is that Rite Aid, the third largest drugstore chain in the U.S., may be the top target.

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  5. Taking cigarettes off the shelf won't stop smokers, says retired Walgreen CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Business Journal

    Newly retired Walgreen Co. CEO Greg Wasson said refusing to sell cigarettes won't stop Americans from smoking - instead, pharmacists need to help customers quit.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KXVO

    ... pressreleases@worldnow.com . Gamifies more than 100 Exercises and Motivates Players to Unlock Atari Games, Earn Walgreens BalanceA Rewards Points, and Integrates with other Fitness Apps like FitBit and RunKeeper /PRNewswire/ -- Atari A , one of the ...

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  7. ORLY Launches Frozen-Inspired Nail PolishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | InStyle

    ... hybrid, is a pretty close match to Elsa's iconic gown. The ORLY Color Blast Frozen collection is available at Walgreens stores right now for $7 per bottle, or $11 for a duo set, so pick up a bottle while you still can - the range is likely to sell ...

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  8. Issue 02-02-2015Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Chain Drug Review

    ... Dearborn Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. One of the nation's largest providers of home and alternate treatment site infusion services, Walgreens ...

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  9. Issue 01-19-2015Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Chain Drug Review

    Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.'s top executives marked the close of a busy first week as a new company by ringing the opening bell January 9 at the Nasdaq Stock Market, where the company now trades under the "WBA" ticker symbol. Moments later, in an interview with financial network CNBC, executive vice chairman SEATTLE - Brian Unmacht has been named president of Bartell Drugs, becoming the first person outside the Bartell family to hold the title at the 125-year-old chain.

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  10. Issue 01-05-2015Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Chain Drug Review

    ... who retired as Walgreen Co.'s president of pharmacy, health and wellness on December 31, ended his career at Walgreens the same way he began it 31 years ago - providing the best in patient care. Building on the ethos instilled in him by his mother, ...

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  11. Issue 12-08-2014Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... recently at Cosmetic Executive Women Newsmaker Forum. Ulta chief executive officer Mary Dillon joined Sona Chawla, Walgreens' president of digital and chief marketing officer, for a discussion moderated DUBLIN, Ohio - Cardinal Health Inc. has ...

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  12. Issue 11-10-2014Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... company says. Spina, corporate vice president of expense optimization, had the longer tenure of the two. He joined Walgreens in 1979 as ARLINGTON, Va. - Renowned news correspondent, television host and producer Barbara Walters will serve as the ...

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  13. Issue 10-27-2014Read the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... assumes the role of chief legal and administrative officer and will continue to serve as corporate secretary for Walgreens. Reed, whose promotion is effective immediately, will BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Faced with a tough sales environment and changes in ...

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  14. Issue 09-08-2014Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... food as sushi and salads. Six Toronto NEW YORK - Walgreen Co. has begun co-branding Duane Reade stores with the Walgreens name. Going forward, Duane Reade units will be bannered "Duane Reade by Walgreens." Cobranding at the outlets, which Walgreens ...

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  15. Issue 08-25-2014Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... shares of the global pharmaceutical wholesaler and retailer. Although the form of the merger disappointed many Walgreens investors - mainly with the company's decision not NEW YORK - Initial investor reaction to the specifics of the merger between ...

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  16. Issue 08-11-2014Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... and chief executive officer Greg Wasson. "Words cannot capture the magnitude of Kermit Crawford's impact on Walgreens and our people, on BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Walmart has promoted Greg Foran to the position of president and chief executive officer of ...

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  17. Issue 05-19-2014Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... bills to any of the drug chain's 7,600 stores to pay their premiums at no additional cost. DEERFIELD, Ill. - Walgreens has begun offering expanded travel health services, including immunizations and consultations, to support nearly 60 million annual ...

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  18. Issue 04-07-2014Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... to boost earnings before interest and taxes by $40 million to $50 million a year beginning in fiscal 2015, Walgreens chief executive officer Greg Wasson TORONTO - Loblaw Cos. has closed its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, finalizing the deal a ...

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  19. Issue 01-20-2014Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... at the company's annual shareholders meeting. Addressing nearly 2,000 shareholders at Navy Pier, Wasson discussed Walgreens' gains since announcing its "plan to win" in 2009. The plan was "a SAN FRANCISCO - McKesson Corp. said it has failed in its ...

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  20. Issue 01-06-2014Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | Chain Drug Review

    ... that defined and characterized Walgreen Co. in 2013 was a stunning if less obvious set of initiatives that put Walgreens on the cutting edge of innovative retailing concepts and initiatives. Mark Wagner The continued openings of the retailer's ...

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