Kroger Thursday morning reported total sales of $25.3 billion, representing an increase of 11.6%.
Dollar General announced that it has commenced a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar stores for $80.00 per share in cash.
Annie's, a natural and organic food company, will be acquired by General Mills for $46 per share for a total transaction of $820 million.
CVS Health announced Monday morning that it has completed the purchase of Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy.
Dollar Tree and Family Dollar on Friday announced that the two companies have amended their merger agreement.
Rite Aid on Thursday reported a 3.2% lift in sales for the 26 weeks ended Aug. 30, ringing in $12.9 billion.
Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported sales of $147.6 million, up 6%, for the four weeks ended Aug. 30.
Walgreens on Thursday reported August sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 3.6% from the same month in fiscal 2013.
Dollar General on Tuesday sweetened its deal for Family Dollar with an enhanced acquisition proposal with an offer worth about $9.1 billion.
In the wake of a disappointing second quarter, Fred's Super Dollar last week announced a series of initiatives, including the shuttering of 60 non-pharmacy stores and a stepped up focus on pharmacy.