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Walgreens buying Raleigh-based Kerr drugstores


RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) -- Walgreens announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to buy Raleigh-based Kerr drugstores.

Financial terms of the deal were not released.

Walgreens will take over Kerr's 76 retail drugstores and its specialty pharmacy business. The acquisition also includes a distribution center. Kerr Drug will retain ownership of its long-term care pharmacy business.

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I try and avoid using

I try and avoid using walmart pharmacy simply because they have lost literally lost my prescription from the the time I dropped it off until I go to pick it up. I have also had numerous times where they lost a call in prescription from a doctor.


And this has what to do with the Walgreens pharmacy?

Should be obvious

Both start with "W-A-L". If they both start with the same three letters, they've just go to be connected somehow.


This is not good news. Our

This is not good news. Our local Kerr Drug give us excellent and personalize service. During my recently departed wife's illness everyone in the pharmacy went out of their way to be sure she received the medication she needed. Wal-Mart here I come!

Now you will wait twice as

Now you will wait twice as long at their new drug stores for you can SHOP!

Why is that?

I've been there numerous times and their service seems to be equivalent to everyone else's.

Why, specifically, would you say that?