01/31/2017 - 11:05am

The FTC may now require that more than 1,000 stores be sold to clear the path for the Walgreens-Rite Aid merger.

01/30/2017 - 10:04am

Under the terms of the amendment, Walgreens Boots Alliance will pay a maximum of $7 per share, down from $9 per share, and the end date is extended from Jan. 27 to July 31.

01/27/2017 - 4:39pm

Citing sources close to the negotiations, The New York Post on Friday reported that private-equity giant Cerberus Capital may emerge as a possible white knight for Walgreens and Rite Aid by acquiring the 865 stores being divested. "Cerberus had participated in Walgreen’s December auction of the stores in question, losing to a winning bid of $950 million from regional drug chain Fred’s, according to two sources close to the situation," The Post reported. "Walgreens had rejected Cerberus’ bid partly because it was concerned the Federal Trade Commission would not approve a private-equity buyer, according to the sources." Either way, the deal is "not in danger of collapsing" even though the deal technically expires Friday, The Post added. (The New York Post)

01/27/2017 - 3:58pm

The new Walgreens specialty pharmacies are part of more than 250 Walgreens community and health system pharmacies that focus on community-based, patient-centered care.

01/27/2017 - 9:45am

According to the Texas Influenza Surveillance Report, for the week ending Jan. 14, the percentage of doctor and hospital visits for influenza-like illnesses appoached 6%.

01/27/2017 - 9:00am

The dividend is payable March 10, 2017 to stockholders of record as of Feb. 15, 2017.

01/26/2017 - 5:19pm

If the Walgreens-Rite Aid deal is not extended, Walgreens may need to forfeit a $325 million termination fee, analysts noted.

01/26/2017 - 11:03am

"At this time, we are actively engaged in discussion with Rite Aid regarding how to proceed," Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina told shareholders. "These discussions include taking into account anything that is required to gain approval."

01/25/2017 - 12:00pm

The TD Bank-branded in-store ATM installation follows the company's expansion last summer in Boston-area Walgreens locations.