Walgreen Company 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 17, 2010
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(847) 940-2500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On February 17, 2010, Walgreen Co. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the execution of a purchase agreement among the Company, Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. (“Duane Reade”), and Duane Reade Shareholders, LLC, pursuant to which the Company has agreed to acquire Duane Reade. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
In addition to issuing the press release, Walgreen Co. also conducted a conference call and webcast regarding the acquisition. Slides prepared for the purposes of the conference call are available on the Walgreens investor relations Web site at http://investor.walgreens.com.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is being filed as part of this Form 8-K:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.