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March 25, 2014

Walgreens reported a profit of $754 million for the second quarter, down from $756 million in the year-ago period, amid lower sales of generic drugs.

Deerfield, Ill. -- Walgreens on Tuesday reported a profit of $754 million for the second quarter, down from $756 million in the year-ago period, amid lower sales of generic drugs. The retailer also said it will close 76 locations in the second half, although it plans to increase its total store count by 55 to 75 by the end of the year.

Sales for the quarter ended Feb. 28 rose 5.1% to $19.6 billion, beating expectations. Prescription sales, which accounted for 62.2% of sales in the quarter, increased 7.0%.

December 10, 2013

CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health have entered into an agreement to form the largest generic sourcing entity in the United States.

Woonsocket, R.I. -- CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health have entered into an agreement to form the largest generic sourcing entity in the United States.

Both companies are contributing their sourcing and supply chain expertise to this 50/50 joint venture and are committing to source generic drugs through it. The companies separately announced a three-year extension through June 2019 of Cardinal Health's existing pharmaceutical distribution agreements with CVS Caremark.

November 12, 2008

Rite Aid expanded the list of generic medications available through its free Rx Savings Card...

July 6, 2008

Dierbergs Markets plans to roll out new pricing on Tuesday for more than 350 generic...

June 3, 2008

Walgreens said it has resolved federal and state investigations related to disputes over Medicaid reimbursements...

May 22, 2008

Giant Eagle Inc. said Thursday that, effective immediately, it will begin offering a 90-day supply...

May 14, 2008

Food 4 Less and Ralphs in-store pharmacies are expanding its generic-drug program by offering 90-day...

April 2, 2008

Kroger has expanded its $4 prescription program to its stores in Virginia, West Virginia, North...

October 24, 2006

Rochester, N.Y., Wegmans...