08 January 2009

walgreen co to cut 1,000 management jobs in 2009

starting in february 2009, walgreen co., the operator of the walgreens drug store chain, will begin eliminating 1,000 jobs from corporate and field management. walgreen says that the cuts which amount to about 9 percent of corporate management will be done through a combination of voluntary buyouts and layoffs.

job cuts will come from corporate and field management and won't include store employees.

the jobs reduction is intended to save the company $1 billion per year starting in fiscal 2011. ~ read more

according to their store locator, walgreen co. operates seven walgreens drugstores near to zip code 71301 including:

3333 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301

4444 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA 71303

3100 Highway 28 E
Pineville, LA 71360

3400 Military Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360

236 S Main St
Marksville, LA 71351

300 Keyser Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71457

2008 South 5th Street
Leesville, LA 71446