Within the future of Berkshire Hathaway without Warren Buffett

When Warren Buffett turns 90 in August, it would be natural for Berkshire Hathaway shareholders to celebrate their success and worry about the future of the extraordinary company he built. In his 55 years at the helm as CEO, president and chief investment officer, Buffett turned a troubled textile manufacturer into a conglomerate of $ […]

The pharmacist is out: supermarkets close pharmacy counters

In some cities, it is increasingly difficult to take blood pressure pills with that gallon of milk and roast chicken. Hundreds of regional grocery stores in cities from Minneapolis to Seattle are closing or selling pharmacy counters, which have been struggling as consumers make fewer trips to fill prescriptions and large pharmacy chains take hold […]