NEW YORK -- Two of the nation's leading drug store chains presented a bullish outlook for their companies and the industry at a recent financial conference here. Mark Wagner, vice president and treasurer, Walgreen Co., Deerfield, Ill., said the chain will continue opening a new store every 18 hours -- often in a competitor's neighborhood in retirement-friendly states -- to "chip away" at the competition. "It's almost like water on a rock. It's a slow process, but eventually we'll win the ...

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