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Need a pharmacy? These states and neighborhoods have less access

Opening stores used to mean everything to pharmacy chains.
CVS Health once boasted of opening or buying more than 2,900 locations in a five-year period. Now it's shuttering hundreds, while Walgreens, Rite Aid and independent drugstores also pull back.
An industry that saw waves of store growth before the COVID-19 pandemic fa ... (full story)


50 shares each

Q. I see Chipotle is splitting its stock 50-for-1. What does that mean? Should I buy its stock now? -- G.S., Groton, Connecticut
A. Stock splits are often 2-for-1 or 3-for-1 exchanges, so the 50-for-1 split is unusual.
Here's how this one will work: Chipotle stock was recently trading around $2,900 per share. Imagine that y ... (full story)


CEOs got hefty pay raises in 2023, widening the gap with the workers they oversee

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NEW YORK (AP) — The typical compensation package for chief executives who run companies in the S&P 500 jumped nearly 13% last year, easily surpassing the gains for workers at a time when inflation was putting considerable pressure on Americans' budgets.
The median pay package for CEOs rose to $16.3 million, up 12.6%, a ... (full story)


Lab-grown meat isn't on store shelves yet, but some states have already banned it

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Lab-grown meat is not currently available in any U.S. grocery stores or restaurants. If some lawmakers have their way, it never will be.
Early last month, both Florida and Arizona banned the sale of cultivated meat and seafood, which is grown from animal cells. In Iowa, the governor signed a bill prohibiting schools from buying ... (full story)


Gift registries after divorce offer a new way to support loved ones

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NEW YORK (AP) — Monogrammed towels. A toothbrush holder for four, rather than three. Shared bedding. For people putting a life back together after divorce, mundane household objects can be painful marital reminders.
Also difficult can be the absence of items that departed with the ex-spouse.
Olivia Howell knows all too ... (full story)