Walgreen (WAG) reports December sales fell off 4% as an increase in the average basket size...

|By:, SA News Editor

Walgreen (WAG) reports December sales fell off 4% as an increase in the average basket size couldn't offset a decrease in traffic. The company saw pharmacy sales drop 8.9% at comparable stores as its recovery from the dispute with Express Scripts continues to be difficult to overcome. Flu shots season-to-date are running higher than last year.