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The Chicago Tribune reports that Walgreen Co. has laid off several employees at its corporate headquarters in Deerfield and will continue to make adjustments to its workforce 'to optimize our organization'."

The company says that "the job cuts spanned the organization, including workers in human resources, finance, information technology and others."

Michael Polzin, a Walgreen spokesman, says that "like all companies, we’re constantly looking to optimize our organization and drive greater efficiency and effectiveness."
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