Walgreen backs off on hours

Baeb, Eddie
May 2001
Crain's Chicago Business;05/14/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p4
Reports withdrawal of Walgreen Co. from plans for the reduction of pharmacy hours in Chicago, Illinois stores. Search for alternative cost reduction measures; Original plans of Walgreen to close drug counter during evenings and Sundays; Problems on budget; Proposal of Senator Frank Watson on the Medicaid program.


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