07/10/2014 - 9:10am

Family Dollar Stores reported that for the third quarter fiscal 2014 ended May 31, net sales increased 3.3% to $2.7 billion.

07/08/2014 - 9:27am

Facing a “highly competitive market,” Canadian pharmacy retailer the Jean Coutu Group reported on Tuesday a slight increase in first-quarter revenues and a 0.1% lift in same-store sales.
 

07/03/2014 - 10:44am

Rite Aid realized a 3.9% same-store sales increase for the four weeks ended June 28, the company reported Thursday. 

07/03/2014 - 8:14am

Walgreens on Thursday reported June sales of $6.3 billion, an increase of 8.9% as compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

07/02/2014 - 3:51pm

Shrinkage levels average 1.27% of sales, which translates to a $57 billion loss to the industry, according to the U.S. Retail Fraud Survey, which is based on research into the systems and strategies used by 100 leading North American retailers.

07/02/2014 - 9:22am

Pinnacle Foods announced on Monday that it has terminated its merger agreement with Hillshire Brands, originally announced May 12. Pinnacle is a producer of such branded food products as Vlasic pickles, Mrs. Butterworth syrups and Wishbone salad dressings.

07/01/2014 - 12:50pm

Actavis and Forest Labs. on Monday announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Actavis' proposed acquisition of Forest.

06/24/2014 - 8:14am

As Walgreens carefully considers how to best execute the second step of its acquisition of Alliance Boots, Walgreens on Tuesday relayed its progress in improving its domestic business, including the company's success in winning the prescription business of high-value seniors and the pending national launch of its Boots No7 beauty brand.

06/20/2014 - 9:37am

Merck announced on Friday that it is commencing, through a subsidiary, a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Idenix Pharmaceuticals. On June 9, Merck announced its intent to acquire Idenix.