DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreen Co. said Thursday it would acquire e-tailer drugstore.com for approximately $409 million. The acquisition strengthens Walgreens' position as a "convenient multi-channel retailer of health and daily living needs." It will give the drug retailer access to more than 3 million online customers and add some 60,000 products in health, personal care, beauty and vision categories. Besides drugstore.com, other company websites in the acquisition are ...

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