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Walgreens said Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, it will probably have to unload more stores than originally expected in order to ease regulatory concern about its pending acquisition of Rite Aid, a deal valued at more than $9 billion that will make the nation’s largest drugstore chain even bigger. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Walgreens said Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, it will probably have to unload more stores than originally expected in order to ease regulatory concern about its pending acquisition of Rite Aid, a deal valued at more than $9 billion that will make the nation’s largest drugstore chain even bigger. (Matt Rourke/AP)
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As Walgreens and Rite-Aid seek to merge, we take a quick look at the shape of the national retail pharmacy sector.

Jonathan Palmer, an analyst on the retail pharmacy sector for Bloomberg Intelligence, joins us to talk through the stakes.

This segment aired on September 29, 2016.

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