01/07/2015 - 3:27pm

New packaging formats, consumer interest in therapeutic body care and a long, cold 2013-2014 winter in much of the United States helped fuel sales in the body-, hand- and foot-care category — a category that, according to research firm Mintel, experienced virtually no sales growth between 2009 and 2011.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

Good news for manufacturers of soap, bath and shower products is that growth has been solid, with sales increasing a hefty 18%, to about $5.4 billion, between 2008 and 2013, according to research firm Mintel.

01/07/2015 - 10:02am

Supervalu reported third-quarter net sales of $4.2 billion, representing an increase of 4.8%.

 

01/06/2015 - 8:24am

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that December sales increased 10.2% to $7.9 billion.

 

01/05/2015 - 9:30am

Rite Aid on Friday posted a December sales increase of 4.9% to $2.2 billion.

 

12/29/2014 - 11:58am

Christmas Day saw both strong online and mobile sales. Key Christmas Day trends reported by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark include an 8.3% year-over-year increase in online sales.

12/23/2014 - 8:01am

Shares of Walgreens were on the rise in pre-market trading Tuesday morning, as Walgreens reported a 16.4% lift in quarterly profit to $809 million that was credited to the 222 million prescriptions filled in the first quarter ended Nov. 30.

12/19/2014 - 11:50am

Dollar General on Friday stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

12/18/2014 - 8:10am

Rite Aid on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter revenues of $6.7 billion, an increase of 5.3%, driven primarily by same-store sales, the drug store retailer said.