More on Walgreen's (WAG) October sales numbers (previous): A front end sales decrease of 2.9%...

|By:, SA News Editor

More on Walgreen's (WAG) October sales numbers (previous): A front end sales decrease of 2.9% misses the mark of analysts by a wide margin as more than just Hurricane Sandy swept through the company. The number of prescriptions filled and flu shots administered came in weak for the month. CFO Wade Miquelon notes the company stayed away from unprofitable promotions for the month to focus on margin improvement. WAG -0.7% premarket.