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(RTT News)   Having bought 45% in 2012, Walgreens steps up to buy up the remaining Alliance Boots, says they're a great fit   (rttnews.com ) divider line
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2014-08-06 02:54:46 PM  
mustangdaily.net
 
2014-08-06 11:18:49 PM  
And they did so without moving their incorporation to Germany! "Walgreens GmbH" just sounds weird.
 
2014-08-07 07:08:02 AM  
But how does this affect the average consumer?
 
2014-08-07 08:20:36 AM  

strangeluck: But how does this affect the average consumer?


We speculate that the plan is to have clinics in the back of Walgreens with a more complete service (they already will give flu shots and other basics).  Combine this with the fact that many believe we're on the verge of the biomedical revolution, where health services suddenly become cheap and ubiquitous, and you may hear the phrase "I'm sick, I think I'll go down to Walgreen's to get checked out" in 10 years.
 
2014-08-07 08:55:50 AM  
As a WAG employee, I don't give a shiat. Our corporate masters are screwing everyone from DM on down to do this, just to make some shareholders happy.

Oh wait, the stock is down how much since announcing we won't move our corporate HQ overseas?
 
2014-08-07 08:56:31 AM  
I almost forgot. Be well.
 
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