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

1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Retail

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

Chicago Tribune

Sen. Durbin derides Walgreen tax plan

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin on Tuesday urged Walgreen Co. to reconsider a possible move of its headquarters to Switzerland to lower its U.S. tax bill.

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Related Topix: Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Business News

Forbes.com

No Need To Envy Tax-Inversion Takeovers: Better Tax Deal Awaits

Watching big pharmaceutical companies and other major U.S. corporations line up to make foreign acquisitions that will bring them a low-tax haven as headquarters, a middle market CEO/owner/entrepreneur could easily become jealous.

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Related Topix: Retail, Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Biotech

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The dividend is payable Septemb... )--The Board of Directors of Baxter International Inc. today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per Baxter common share.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola Enterprises, Medicine, Baxter International, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Retail

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Walgreens to close Flagstaff distribution center

Walgreens to close Flagstaff distribution center 345 people are wondering what they're going to do as the company slowly lays them all off by April of next year.

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Related Topix: Retail, Flagstaff, AZ

GuruFocus.com

Looking beyond Walgreen's Quarter

Drugstores are expected to witness good days at any point of time because medicines have become a crucial part of our life.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid

Forbes.com

Swiss Walgreens? $4 Billion Tax Cut At Corner Of Happy, Healthy & Tax-Free

Walgreens is the U.S.'s largest pharmacy retailer with 8,200 stores across 50 states.

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Related Topix: Retail, Tax, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Walgreen writes its own sick prescription

How would you react if one of your neighbors announced that while he obviously benefits from having clean water, highways, Medicare, police protection, parks, schools, and other public services, he was no longer going to pay his share of the taxes that make them available? And what if this neighbor also said he was renouncing his U.S. citizenship ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Long Grove, IL, Opinion

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