Walgreen Same-Store Sales Rose 4.4% in November

Walgreen,one of the largest U.S. drugstore chains, Tuesday said sales rose 4.4 percent in stores open at least a year.

The company said pharmacy same-store sales rose 5.5 percent, while general merchandise, or front-end, same-store sales rose 2.6 percent.

Last week, rival CVS Caremark reported a 4.4 percent increase in same-store sales for November.