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Toggle Summary Walgreens Shareholders Approve All Proposals Related to Transaction with Alliance Boots and Holding Company Reorganization

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DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 29, 2014 - At a special meeting of shareholders held today, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company's acquisition of the remaining 55 percent of Alliance Boots GmbH that it does not currently own and the
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Toggle Summary Walgreen Co. Reports Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results

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<p> <ul> <li><i>Adjusted first quarter earnings per diluted share increase 12.5 percent to 81 cents; GAAP earnings per diluted share increase 18.1 percent to 85 cents</li></i> <li><i>Adjusted first quarter earnings increase 12.4 percent to $773 million; GAAP earnings increase 16.4 percent to $809 million</li></i> <li><i>First-quarter sales increase 6.7 percent to a record $19.6 billion as total sales in comparable stores increase 5.7 percent; retail prescription market share reaches 19.0 percent as gains continue</li></i> <li><i>Cost control limits adjusted selling, general and administrative expense dollar increase to 1.7 percent; GAAP SG&A dollar growth increases 1.8 percent </li></i> <li><i>Company generates free cash flow of $696 million in the quarter</li></i> <li><i>Step 2 of strategic transaction with Alliance Boots anticipated to close Dec. 31, subject to shareholder approval</li></i> </ul></p>
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Toggle Summary Walgreens Announces Intention to List Walgreens Boots Alliance Shares on Nasdaq Following Completion of Holding Company Reorganization

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Company intends to delist and deregister common stock from NYSE and CHX   Deerfield, Ill., Dec. 19, 2014 – Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) announced today that it intends to apply to list the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC under the
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Toggle Summary Walgreens November Sales Increase 4.9 Percent

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Walgreens November Sales Increase 4.9 Percent DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 3, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) had November sales of $6.36 billion, an increase of 4.9 percent from $6.06 billion for the same month in fiscal 2014. Total front-end sales increased 1.3 percent compared with the same
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Toggle Summary Walgreens October Sales Increase 6.9 Percent

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Walgreens October Sales Increase 6.9 Percent DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 5, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) had October sales of $6.80 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent from $6.36 billion for the same month in fiscal 2014. Total front-end sales increased 2.7 percent in October compared with
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Toggle Summary Walgreens Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

Dividend

Walgreens Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 8, 2014 - The board of directors of Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1 percent increase over the year ago dividend. The dividend is payable Dec.
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Toggle Summary Walgreens September Sales Increase 9.4 Percent

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Walgreens September Sales Increase 9.4 Percent DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 3, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) had September sales of $6.48 billion, an increase of 9.4 percent from $5.92 billion for the same month in fiscal 2014. Total front-end sales increased 2.2 percent in September compared
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Toggle Summary Walgreen Co. Reports Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results

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Walgreen Co. Reports Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results Adjusted fourth quarter earnings per diluted share increase 1.4 percent to 74 cents Company reports GAAP fourth-quarter loss of 25 cents per share compared with earnings of 69 cents in last year's fourth quarter; this year's
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Toggle Summary Walgreens August Sales Increase 3.6 Percent

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Walgreens August Sales Increase 3.6 Percent DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 4, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) had August sales of $6.39 billion, an increase of 3.6 percent from $6.16 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013. Total front-end sales increased 2.1 percent in August compared with
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Toggle Summary Walgreens Board of Directors Exercises Option to Complete Second Step of Strategic Partnership with Alliance Boots and Fully Combine Both Companies, Creating First Global Pharmacy-Led, Health and Wellbeing Enterprise

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<ul> <li> <em>Walgreens to seek shareholder approval in connection with acquisition of remaining 55 percent of Alliance Boots after initial 45 percent investment completed in 2012</em></li> <li> <em>Option exercise accelerated ahead of original option period</em></li> <li> <em>Fully combined company to have blended senior management team including Greg Wasson as president and CEO and Stefano Pessina as executive vice chairman of combined company, responsible for strategy and M&amp;A; Pessina also to chair new strategy committee of the board of directors</em></li> <li> <em>The new Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. holding company will be headquartered in the Chicago area</em></li> <li> <em>Company outlines new three-year &ldquo;Next Chapter&rdquo; plan that sets strategic goals for the combined company </em></li> <li> <em>Walgreens establishes new adjusted EPS goal for fiscal 2016 of $4.25-$4.60 </em></li> <li> <em>Company accelerating cost-reduction initiatives targeted to achieve $1 billion in savings by end of fiscal 2017</em></li> <li> <em>Walgreens board of directors authorizes new capital allocation policy that includes a new $3 billion share repurchase program; declares 7.1 percent quarterly dividend increase to 33.75 cents per share</em></li> </ul>
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