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Jeffrey Young

Why Is CVS Walking Away From $2 BILLION A Year?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business

The company formerly known as CVS Caremark made a big splash Wednesday by yanking whatever tobacco products it had left on the shelves a month earlier...

CVS Changes Name And Stops Selling Tobacco Products

AP | Tom Murphy | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco n...

Kim Bhasin

You May Be Paying Way Too Much At Walgreens

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.06.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Consumers in Manhattan shelled out $15.99 for Claritin at a Walgreens on 5th Ave., paying $4.50 more than those who bought the allergy med...

Jeffrey Young

Drugstores Struggle To Fill Prescriptions In Areas Hard-Hit By Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

Hundreds of drugstores across New York and New Jersey remain closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as pharmacists, corporate chains, independent ...

Major U.S. Chain Makes Big Europe Buy

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

Walgreen Co. will pay $6.7 billion in cash and stock to buy a stake in European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots, a deal that would give glob...

The Great Comic Book Crash Of 1993

The Weekly Standard | JONATHAN V. LAST | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

Once upon a time comic books were ubiquitous and worthless. Sold in drugstores for a dime during the 1930s and ’40s, they were fun, pulpy reading fo...

Walgreens To Buy Duane Reade

AP | MARLEY SEAMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Walgreen Co. is looking to make itself an instant success in New York City – where the nation's largest drug store chain has un...