Monday, March 25, 2013
Walgreens is poised to become the global leader in prescription pharmaceuticals.
Deerfield-based Walgreens and Alliance Boots, a leading international pharmacy-led health and beauty group, have entered into a 10-year contract with pharmaceutical company AmerisourceBergen that will allow Walgreens to able to buy and sell generic drugs at a lower cost than anyone else, reported Crain's Chicago Business. This relationship will result in greater sales, improved service levels and efficiencies, while reducing costs and increasing patient access to pharmaceuticals, according to a Walgreens press release. "We believe this relationship will creat a wide range of opportunities and innovations in the rapidly changing U.S. and global health care environment that we expect will benefit all of our stakeholders," stated Gregory …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Nearly 1,200 jobs could be lost at prominent companies.
Tuesday, February 5
Nine companies are reportedly preparing for nearly 1,200 layoffs throughout Illinois, including Walgreen's, Kmart and Sun-Times Media, according to Crain's Chicago Business. Deerfield-based Walgreen's, which reported strong January sales due to the bad flu season, will reportedly lay off 65 warehouse workers in west suburban Berkeley. Kmart, part of Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp., plans to lay off 98 employees when it closes a Naperville store in the spring, reported Crain's. Sun-Times Media, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times and other suburban papers, warns that 274 jobs in Glenview, Tinley Park and Aurora could be eliminated due to consolidation.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The Grayslake Police Department participated in alcohol sales compliance checks during homecoming season last month with the Lake County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force. Eight stores passed; Two failed.
During homecoming season in September and October, the Lake County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force conducted alcohol compliance checks at 118 establishments throughout the county. Police cited 10 area stores with violations, including stores in Grayslake, Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Riverwoods and Winthrop Harbor Teenagers working with the task force purchased alcohol using identification that showed they were under the legal age of 21, according to a news release from the Lake County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force. The Grayslake Police Department reported the following establishments failed the compliance check: The following establishments passed the test: Grayslake Police Chief Philip Perlini said individual employees of …