DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreen Co., based here, last week announced record sales and earnings for the first quarter of fiscal year 2000 (ended Nov. 30), paving the road for further expansion. he company is gearing up for "the greatest expansion in our 99-year history." The fruits of expansion, though, are already being realized. The chain opened 94 stores (a net gain after closings and relocations of 73 stores) during the first quarter of fiscal year 2000 -- more than "in an entire year a ...

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