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Industry mourns passing of Charles ‘Cork’ Walgreen

Industry mourns passing of Charles ‘Cork’ Walgreen

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Charles R. (Cork) Walgreen III, former chairman, president and CEO of Walgreen Co., died today at his home in Lake Forest, Ill. He was 80. Walgreen was the grandson of company founder Charles R. Walgreen Sr. Born in Chicago on Nov. 11, 1935, to Mary Ann Leslie and Charles R. Walgreen Jr.,

Walgreens Boots Alliance makes formal debut

Walgreens Boots Alliance makes formal debut

NEW YORK — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s (WBA’s) top executives marked the close of a busy first week as a new company by ringing the opening bell January 9 at the Nasdaq Stock Market, where the company now trades under the “WBA” ticker symbol. Moments later, in an interview with financial network CNBC, executive vice chairman