The drugstore chain was hurt by the introduction of new generic drugs, which are less profitable than brand-name drugs.
The discount chain is drawing budget-conscious shoppers, boosting same-store sales 5.1%.
Suspect chemical is used to coat thermal paper for register receipts.
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New York stores threaten to display photos and call the police if suspected thieves don't pay $400 on the spot.
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