Walgreens laying off more than 200 corporate workers in Chicago area

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
(FILE) A Walgreens store in Boston
Charles Krupa-AP

DEERFIELD, Ill. (WLS) -- Walgreens is cutting 370 positions, 270 of which are in the Chicago area, as part of an ongoing effort to cut costs, company officials say.

The cuts will affect employees at the company's corporate offices, not retail employees.

Walgreens is based in Deerfield, Ill.