It’s been anything but business as usual for Greg Wasson and Walgreen Co., and that seems to suit the president and CEO just fine. The company, which rose to prominence through organic store-by-store growth, has been busy with acquisitions. It acquired North Carolina-based Kerr Drugs late last year for $173 million. The year before, it purchased a 45% stake in Europe’s Boots Alliance pharmacies, a $6.7 billion move that announced the company’s global intentions. Through ...
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