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Chiding CEOs, At Walgreens & Other Corporate Defectors

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

How does it feel to be the CEO of a "defector corporation"? Do such executives face the opprobrium of society as they continue to frequent fine dining establishments and enjoy the fruits of this land which has given them so much?

New Testing Shows Toxic Chemicals in Walgreens' Products, Customers Respond

Lindsay Dahl | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Lindsay Dahl

For many of us, our frustration around toxic chemicals is amplified when we go shopping. It's along those aisles that we turn over the products, in the slim chance that the labels will tell us something about the product's safety, only to be disappointed.

Cleanup on Aisle 4: Katherine Heigl and Duane Reade Capture PR Magic

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 07.13.2014 | Celebrity
Stacy Slotnick

The actress filed a $6 million lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against Duane Reade Inc. on April 9. The complaint alleges the company improperly used the star's name and likeness on Twitter and Facebook, without authorization, to promote their brand.

Walgreen Makes Big Obamacare Change

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business

(In the first paragraph, corrects the date of the announcement to Wednesday from Friday. In the 2nd paragraph, clarifies the payments made to employ...

John Celock

GOP Gov Pushes Employment Plan To Colleagues

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of South Dakota shared his personal experience growing up as the child of two deaf parents as part of the Nation...

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...

UPDATE: Urine Test On Aisle Five? Walmart Looks To Expand Medical Services

Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

Walmart shoppers may soon be able to get a physical or have an allergy test after picking up their groceries if the big-box retailer gets its way. ...

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...

Walgreens, Now With Booze

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Beer and wine at Walgreens? The Deerfield-based drug store chain is getting its shelves ready for alcohol....

Walgreens Offering Free Healthcare For Jobless, Uninsured

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Drugstore operator Walgreen will offer free clinic visits to the unemployed and uninsured for the rest of the year, providing tests a...

Corporate Policies Can Play Role In Pharmacy Errors

USA Today | Kevin McCoy, Erik Brady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Pharmacy chains say they've spent billions of dollars on safety technology and other improvements that have cut their prescription-error rates to a fr...