Walgreens tops fiscal Q3 forecasts as recovery continues
Walgreens earnings surged past Wall Street expectations for the fiscal third quarter, as the drugstore chain continued to rebuild sales hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of vaccinations and tests helped pharmacy sales rebound, and an easing of pandemic restrictions in the United Kingdom brought some customers back to the company’s Boots stores. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. runs more than 13,000 stores mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom.news.yahoo.com
Shania Twain reflects on breakout album that changed country
FILE - Shania Twain appears during a portrait session in New York on June 14, 2019. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The record that turned Shania Twain from a struggling singer-songwriter from Canada into a global superstar also changed country music for years to come. But her life changed after “The Woman in Me,” her Grammy-winning second album released in February 1995, which was the best-selling release by a woman in country music at the time. But she was also taking a risk as a country artist to be so forward with her sexuality and her classic supermodel looks. Despite taking a long break from recording between 2002’s “Up!” and 2017’s “Now,” Twain is still the best-selling female country artist, according to the Recording Industry of America.
New this week: Luke Bryan, Jeff Foxworthy and 2 Seth Rogens
This cover image released by Capitol Records Nashville shows "Born Here Live Here Die Here" by Luke Bryan, out on Friday. If you want to keep the warm feelings going, the good-natured Peanut Butter Falcon hits Amazon Video on Thursday as well. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICCountry superstar Luke Bryan is looking to his roots on his seventh album. From the safety of his Georgia homes man cave, Foxworthy visits everyday people to check out their potentially valuable heirlooms, pop-culture keepsakes and such. AP Television Writer Lynn Elber___Catch up on APs entertainment coverage here: https://apnews.com/apf-entertainmen t.
CLICK2WIN: Scramble for boots giveaway
Houston Life is proud to partner with Justin Boots again this year for our Scramble for Boots contest. Three lucky Houston Life viewers will each win a certificate good for one pair of non-exotic bent rail collection Justin Boots with a retail value up to $300. The Scramble for Boots contest begins at 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2020. Round Two (one winner to be selected): Enter March 9, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. through March 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. KPRC 2 and Justin Boots are proud sponsors of the Calf Scramble at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Legendary South Houston boot shop celebrates 30 years
SOUTH HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- For Jose 'Jesse' Guevara, making and fixing shoes have been a big part of his life since his early days in Guanajuato, Mexico.Being a shoe cobbler is a trade that Guevara inherited from his grandpa long ago.So when he first moved to the city of South Houston in the 80's, Guevara knew he wanted to bring the business with him. "When I fix shoes I feel good because I like to do it. When I make a repair I feel the same way, as if I made a new one," expressed Guevara, the owner of Jesse's Boots. "When I finish, and I see my work is good and nice, I feel real good," he said.Jesse's Boots is a staple in the South Houston community. Not to mention, the big boot statue that sits outside their shop on Spencer has become a well-known landmark.This past November, Jesse's Boots celebrated their 30th anniversary.According to Guevara, he looks forward to continuing to make custom boots and shoes for many more years to come.abc13.com