Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, is expanding into treatment of diabetes, asthma and other chronic illnesses to lure new customers including millions gaining insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Partnerships for Renewables, backed with 100 million pounds ($155 million) of Canadian pension and infrastructure-fund money, will build as much as 500 megawatts of wind power at land owned by U.K. prisons and other bodies.
CVS Caremark Corp. and Rite Aid Corp., two of the largest U.S. drugstore chains, said they are running short of influenza vaccines as an earlier and more severe flu season drives up demand from Michigan to New Jersey.
Jerry Sandusky, the ex-Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach convicted of sexually abusing children, was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison, concluding a prosecution that tarnished the school’s image and led to the firing of head coach Joe Paterno.
Kathleen Kane, a Democrat running for Pennsylvania attorney general, is tapping into public anger over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case, telling a group of voters in Philadelphia that she was “outraged” by it.
Rite Aid Corp.’s failure to keep items such as Maxwell House coffee and Charmin toilet paper on its drugstores’ shelves is hurting a shopper loyalty program intended to boost sales, according to a labor federation representing a quarter of the retailer’s workers.