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A fixed point disappears at Walgreens

After 43 years with Walgreen Co. — he began working for the Deerfield, Ill.-based, 8,100-store drug chain in 1970, when Walgreens, then located on Peterson Avenue in northern Chicago, operated some 550 drug stores — Steve Lubin has accepted a retirement package, leaving the company he has been so large a part of for so long.

New coalition keeps focus on health care costs

Much has been written in this space about the lift the Affordable Care Act will provide for the retail pharmacy business.

Retailers, suppliers will benefit by giving data its due

Should companies consider data an asset? Recognizing the value of translating big data into something meaningful that informs product, marketing, customer service, distribution, sales, and operations decisions has been a hot topic this year.