Longs Drug Stores

Drug store chain serving the West Coast.

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Headquarters:
141 North Civic Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Employees: 22,000
CEO: Warren Bryant
Stock Symbol: LDG

Website: http://www.longs.com

Longs Drug Stores Corporation is one of the most recognized retail drug store chains on the West Coast and in Hawaii. The Company operates 472 stores located in California, Hawaii, Washington, Nevada, Colorado and Oregon. Longs Drug Stores serves the health and well-being needs of consumers through customer-oriented pharmacy services, over-the-counter medications as well as wide assortments of beauty products, convenience goods and photo services.

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, Longs also provides pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services through its RxAmerica subsidiary.

Thomas J. Long and Joseph M. Long founded Longs Drug Stores in 1938. They were pioneers in the self-service concept and opened their first store under the name Longs Self-Service Drug on May 12, 1938 on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, CA.

Sales for fiscal 2004 ending Jan. 27, 2005 were $4.61 billion, an increase of 1.8% from a year ago. Net income was $36.6 million. The company plans to open or relocate 5-10 stores this year.

We found 198 job openings when searching the company's database.

Updated April 24, 2005

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