Earnings roundup: Walgreen, Barnes & Noble

The Associated Press

Among the earnings stories for Tuesday, June 25, from AP Business News:

— Walgreen Co.'s fiscal third quarter earnings jumped 16 percent compared to last year but the drug store chain's performance still missed Wall Street expectations.

— Sales plummeted at Barnes & Noble Inc. bookstores in the latest quarter and its Nook e-book devices failed to keep up with competitors, pushing the company to a net loss that more than doubled from a year ago.