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TWO BECOME ONE: WALGREEN CO ACQUIRES DUANE READE

Posted by 04.09.10

Photo Credit: duanereade.com

Duane Reade drugstores are as ubiquitous to New York City streets as Starbucks and yellow cabs, so Big Apple natives will be interested to know that today Walgreen Co. acquired our go-to pharmacy for $623 million. This news will be of particular interest to beauty junkies who turn to Duane Reade  for mass beauty, hair and skincare products, and for discounted staples like the store brand cotton balls and hand soap. But fear not, fellow shoppers! Walgreen’s current plan is to keep using the Duane Reade name on the stores, so for the moment you can count on that good old red, white and blue sign when you need some personal staples. Still, we can’t help bu

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