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Encyclopedia > Longs Drugs
Longs Drugs
Type Public (NYSE: LDG)
Founded 1938 (Oakland, California)
Headquarters Walnut Creek, California, USA
Key people Warren Bryant, President, Chairman & CEO
Industry Pharmacy
Products Retail-Pharmacy-Photo
Revenue $4.62 billion USD (FY 2006)
Employees approx. 22,000
Website longs.com

Longs Drugs (NYSE: LDG) is a pharmacy chain store located in the West Coast of the United States. It was founded in 1938 by brothers Thomas and Joseph Long (son-in-law of Marion Barton Skaggs, co-founder of Safeway Inc.), with their first store in Oakland, California. Longs Drugs currently has over 500 stores located in California, Colorado, Nevada, Washington, and Hawaii; and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, California. Image File history File links Longs_Drugs_Logo. ... A public company is a company owned by the public rather than by relatively few individuals. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Oakland, founded in 1852, is the eighth-largest city in California[1] and the county seat of Alameda County. ... Looking east across Walnut Creek. ... Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861-1865) The majority of this article is about heads of states. ... For other uses of chair, see chair (disambiguation). ... A Chief Executive Officer (CEO), or Chief Executive, is the highest-ranking corporate officer, administrator, corporate administrator, executive, or executive officer, in charge of total management of a corporation, company, organization or agency. ... For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). ... Drawing of a self-service store. ... For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). ... A photograph (often just called a photo) is an image (or a representation of that on e. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Image File history File links Green_Arrow_Up. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... This article is about the stock exchange itself. ... For other uses, see Pharmacy (disambiguation). ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Marion Barton Skaggs (born April 5, 1888, Missouri; died May 8, 1976, Alameda County, California) (nicknamed M.B.) was a leading member of the Skaggs Family of retailers who grew the predecessor of Safeway into a major supermarket chain. ... Safeway Inc. ... Oakland, founded in 1852, is the eighth-largest city in California[1] and the county seat of Alameda County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... Looking east across Walnut Creek. ...


Longs in popular culture

Although a California-based company, Longs has maintained stores in Hawaii long enough to become a local establishment. Its first Hawaii store, in downtown Honolulu, opened March 29, 1954.[1] In 2005, Honolulu Advertiser columnist Lee Cataluna published a short-story collection, Folks You Meet in Longs, and Other Stories [2] It is based on Cataluna's eponymous play which premiered August 2003 at Kumu Kahua Theater [3]. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kumu Kahua Theatre is a community theatre located in Honolulu, Hawaii. ...


External links

  • Longs Drugs web site
  • Longs Drugs - Store Locator

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The Willow Glen Resident | Longs Drugs (838 words)
While Longs Drugs officials still have their eyes on the vacant bank building on Lincoln and Brace avenues, they're also putting their minds to work, doing what it takes to please the local community.
Longs told that group that it would extend the height of the existing wall between the two properties by three feet.
Other conditions Longs agreed to include locating dumpsters away from condominiums; installing a shopping cart anti-theft system that will prevent carts from leaving Longs' property; installing a nonilluminated Longs sign facing the rear parking lot; and posting a sign in the receiving area that trucks are required to turn off their engines while unloading.
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