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April 11, 2014

The Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of four new summer-inspired fragrances, which feature notes of fruit and coconut.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — The Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of four summer-inspired fragrances, which feature notes of fruit and coconut. Consumers can choose from Margarita Time, Coconut and Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon Vanilla and Sea Coral.

The company also announced the limited-edition Fiesta Collection, which features three vivid colors and fruit fragrances. The collection is comprised of Pineapple and Red Berry Sangria, Caramelized Sugar and Coconut Lime.

March 14, 2014

Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of the limited-edition Peeps Marshmallow Chicks candle. The new scent takes inspiration from the colorful Peeps spring candy.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of the limited-edition Peeps Marshmallow Chicks candle. The new scent takes inspiration from the colorful Peeps spring candy.

February 21, 2014

The Yankee Candle Co. announced the addition of a new fragrance blend to its Relaxing Rituals line. The fifth scent, which the company named Uplift, was created with a blend of grapefruit, lemon and ginger.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — The Yankee Candle Co. announced the addition of a new fragrance blend to its Relaxing Rituals line. The fifth scent, which the company named Uplift, was created with a blend of grapefruit, lemon and ginger.

January 21, 2014

Yankee Candle has added five new fragrances to its lineup.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle Company, a manufacturer of scented candles, announced the introduction of five new fragrances to its lineup. The Exotic Escapes collection — now available at Yankee Candle stores, YankeeCandle.com and specialty retailers — seeks to take consumers away for a tropical excursion, the company said.  

December 27, 2013

A national gay-rights organization has given Walgreens top marks for its practices related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — A national gay-rights organization has given Walgreens top marks for its practices related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

In its 2014 Corporate Equality Index, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation gave the Deerfield, Ill.-based retail pharmacy chain a "perfect" score of 100. 2014 is the ninth year that Walgreens has won a perfect score.

November 6, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. will introduce the new holiday-inspired Snow Globes collection, the company announced Wednesday.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — The Yankee Candle Co. will introduce the new holiday-inspired Snow Globes collection, the company announced Wednesday.  

October 21, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. has introduced a new line of holiday-themed scented candles, the company said Monday.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — The Yankee Candle Co. has introduced a new line of holiday-themed scented candles, the company said Monday.

The South Deerfield, Mass., announced the introduction of four new holiday-themed Yankee Candle fragrances and five Pure Radiance fragrances, also holiday-themed.

The company said the fragrances are designed to evoke nostalgia for baking holiday cookies and celebrating with loved ones. The candles are available at Yankee's more than 500 stores, as well as gift shops and other retailers.

 

September 30, 2013

Yankee Candle Co. has introduced its collection of scented, Thanksgiving-themed candles, the company said Monday. For each candle sold, $1 will be donated to the USO.

 SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle Co. has introduced its collection of scented, Thanksgiving-themed candles, the company said Monday.

Yankee announced the launch of the Thanksgiving Dinner Collection, which includes such fragrances as Turkey with Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Sweet Potato Pie. For each candle sold, $1 will be donated to the USO. The donations will take place between Sept. 30 and Oct. 31, and will support the USO's Holiday Box program for military personnel stationed overseas.

September 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen and Walgreens on Tuesday officially launched the previously announced 10-year relationship to distribute pharmaceuticals to more than 8,100 Walgreens locations across the country.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — AmerisourceBergen and Walgreens on Tuesday officially launched the previously announced 10-year relationship to distribute pharmaceuticals to more than 8,100 Walgreens locations across the country. With today’s launch, AmerisourceBergen becomes the primary supplier of brand pharmaceutical products across all of Walgreens locations, the wholesaler stated. In the coming months, AmerisourceBergen will assume primary distribution of all generic products to Walgreens. 

July 30, 2013

The Yankee Candle Company Inc. announced the launch of six new Yankee Candle fragrances and three new fragrances in its contemporary Pure Radiance line for Fall 2013.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — The Yankee Candle Company Inc. today announced the launch of six new Yankee Candle fragrances and three new fragrances in its contemporary Pure Radiance line for fall 2013.

July 23, 2013

Skin care brand Indeed Laboratories is bringing its nanoblur and snoxin skin care products to the U.S. market, through distributor Boots USA, with exclusive availability at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.

NEW YORK & DEERFIELD, Ill. — Skin care brand Indeed Laboratories is bringing its nanoblur and snoxin skin care products to the U.S. market, through distributor Boots USA, with exclusive availability at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores. The brand’s U.S. retail launch is the result of the partnership formed last summer between Alliance Boots and Walgreens.

July 22, 2013

Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by hairstylist Mark Hill, is launching nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade this month.

NEW YORK and DEERFIELD, Ill. — Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by hairstylist Mark Hill, is launching nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade this month. 

The collection has attracted a following since its launch in the U.K. in 2004 exclusively with Boots health and beauty retail stores. The debut of Mark Hill Salon Professional products marks one of the nationwide product launches from Alliance Boots since the company formed a strategic partnership with Walgreens last summer.

July 19, 2013

For the second year in a row, online grocer Peapod is working with a Wisconsin farm to deliver organic and heirloom vegetables to customers in the Chicago area.

NEW YORK — For the second year in a row, online grocer Peapod is working with a Wisconsin farm to deliver organic and heirloom vegetables to customers in the Chicago area.

Peapod, owned by Ahold USA, said customers could order local farm boxes from Viroqua, Wis.-based Harvest Moon Farms and have them delivered to their homes or scheduled for pickup at nearby pickup locations in the Illinois towns of Deerfield, Palatine and Lincolnshire. Produce includes beans, beets, broccoli, kale, Swiss chard, collard greens and heirloom tomatoes.

June 21, 2013

No7 Men skin care products, part of the U.K.’s skin care brand No7 created by Boots, is now available chainwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.

NEW YORK & DEERFIELD, Ill. — No7 Men skin care products, part of the U.K.’s skin care brand No7 created by Boots, is now available chainwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores.

The debut marks the first nationwide Boots product launch for Walgreens with Alliance Boots since the two companies formed a strategic partnership last summer to create a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. No7 is known for its range of skin care products.

March 7, 2013

Walgreens on Thursday announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net-zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Thursday announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net-zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.  

January 22, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. has introduced a new line of scented candles for spring, the company said.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — The Yankee Candle Co. has introduced a new line of scented candles for spring, the company said Tuesday.

Yankee announced the launch of five new Yankee Candle fragrances and six new fragrances in its Pure Radiance line, with beach and exotic fruit scents to remind people of vacations in tropical places. The candles will be available at more than 564 Yankee Candle stores, yankeecandle.com and various specialty retailers and gift shops.

September 25, 2012

When Walgreens snapped up Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade back in 2010, it was a significant move for the Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy giant as it gave Walgreens — essentially overnight — a leading presence in New York City.


When Walgreens snapped up Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade back in 2010, it was a significant move for the Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy giant as it gave Walgreens — essentially overnight — a leading presence in New York City.


Under Walgreens’ organic growth model, it would have taken many years to achieve that type of footprint in New York City. But this was a new Walgreens. A transformative Walgreens. 


August 3, 2012

Over the next three years, Walgreens plans to create 500 new jobs in the Chicago area and invest $75 million to expand and renovate its Deerfield, Ill., offices in a deal that will cede Walgreens $47 million in state tax credits for retaining 1,500 existing jobs, according to an early morning report published by the Chicago Sun-Times on Friday.

CHICAGO — Over the next three years, Walgreens plans to create 500 new jobs in the Chicago area and invest $75 million to expand and renovate its Deerfield, Ill., offices in a deal that will cede Walgreens $47 million in state tax credits for retaining 1,500 existing jobs, according to an early morning report published by the Chicago Sun-Times on Friday.

July 17, 2012

Yankee Candle has introduced a new limited-edition collection.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle has introduced a new limited-edition collection.

The Coconut Numerical line offers five fragrances that are available in large tumbler and novelty filled canister varieties, along with coordinating accessories. The lineup includes coconut and sea air, coconut and beach flower, coconut and mandarin, coconut and lime, and coconut and vanilla bean scents.

July 18, 2011

Yankee Candle is welcoming autumn with a new collection of scented candles.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle is welcoming autumn with a new collection of scented candles.

Available now, Yankee Candle's fall fragrance collection includes such scents as:

  • Nature's Paintbrush: A blend of citrus, sandalwood, amber and musk, this woodsy fragrance is splashed with a hint of spice to evoke the rich colors of the outdoors;

  • Over the River: A fresh, nature-inspired scent that features relaxing fragrance notes of mandarin, soft oakmoss, soothing lavender and calming sandalwood;

May 11, 2011

Yankee Candle is introducing a patriotic fragrance collection, the company announced.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle is introducing a patriotic fragrance collection, the company announced.

The collection includes four candle scents that carry a suggested retail price of $25.99:

  • God Bless America: Scents of cooked apples, cinnamon and brown sugar;

  • Let Freedom Ring: Robust notes of cedar and redwood softened by wild petals and vanilla;

  • Stars and Stripes: A bold blend of familiar cinnamon and baking spices; and

March 24, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens in March expanded Joseph Magnacca’s role. As president of daily living products and solutions, Magnacca — the former Shoppers Drug Mart vet who as chief merchant of Duane Reade proved instrumental in the reinvention of the New York drug store chain — will oversee Walgreens’ marketing and merchandising operations, led by chief marketing officer Kim Feil and chief merchandising officer Bryan Pugh, but will report directly to president and CEO Greg Wasson.

March 23, 2011

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has teamed up with drug maker Takeda to develop an online resource that will be reviewed and evaluated by top medical experts.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., and DEERFIELD, Ill. — The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has teamed up with drug maker Takeda to develop an online resource that will be reviewed and evaluated by top medical experts.

AACE and Takeda will offer a compendium of existing reliable resources specific to Type 2 diabetes, divided into various categories (e.g., management, lifestyle and tools) and reviewed by experts to help healthcare professionals guide their patients and caregivers as they attempt to cut through the clutter of the many resources available.

February 3, 2011

Walgreens on Thursday posted January sales of $5.9 billion, representing an increase of 11.3% from last year.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Thursday posted January sales of $5.9 billion, representing an increase of 11.3% from last year. Early morning trading of Walgreens stock was up 51 cents to $42.48.

Only 2.8 percentage points of that increase can be attributed to the acquisition of Duane Reade, the Deerfield, Ill.-based retailer stated. Total front-end sales increased 11.5% in January, and pharmacy sales increased 10.8%, accounting for 66.1% of total sales for the month.

January 20, 2011

Consumers looking for a quick way to enjoy fresh fragrances can look no further than Yankee Candle's latest innovation.

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. — Consumers looking for a quick way to enjoy fresh fragrances can look no further than Yankee Candle's latest innovation.

New QuickScent candles are fast-melting candles in a refillable base, giving any room a lovely aroma in no time. QuickScent candles currently are available in nine scents, including Clean Cotton, Sun and Sand, and Vanilla Cupcake.