Walgreens Agrees To Acquire 12 Eaton Pharmacies

October 26, 2009
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Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreen Co. announced an agreement to acquire the assets of 12 Eaton Apothecary pharmacies in the Boston area from D.A.W. Inc., a subsidiary of Nyer Medical Group Inc., Holliston, Mass. The transaction is valued at approximately $19 million.

“Today is a very special day for our Boston market,” said Dave White, Walgreens’ market vice president for Boston. “Not only are we keeping most of the pharmacies open, but we also intend for eligible employees at all 12 locations to join our team. Eaton’s customers should expect to see the familiar faces and services they know and trust, while benefiting from Walgreens’ expanded product and service offering.”

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