WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Longs Drug
Stores Corporation (NYSE: LDG) today reported preliminary total retail drug
store sales of $379 million for the four-week period ended February 28,
2008, an increase of 3.2 percent from $368 million in the comparable period
a year ago.
(Dollars in millions) 4 weeks ended February 28, 2008
Total retail drug store sales $379
Increase from comparable prior year
Same-store sales increase:
About the Company
Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Longs Drug Stores Corporation (NYSE: LDG) is one of the most recognized retail drug store chains on the West Coast and in Hawaii. The Company operates 510 retail pharmacies and offers a wide assortment of merchandise focusing on health, wellness, beauty and convenience. Longs also provides pharmacy benefit management services and Medicare beneficiary prescription drug plans through its wholly-owned subsidiary, RxAmerica, LLC. Additional information about Longs and its services is available at http://www.longs.com and more information about RxAmerica is available at http://www.rxamerica.com.
Contact: Phyllis Proffer
|SOURCE Longs Drug Stores Corporation|
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