06/09/2014 - 12:25pm

Merck and Idenix Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Merck will acquire Idenix for $24.50 per share in cash.

06/05/2014 - 9:41am

Rite Aid announced on Thursday a 3.5% boost in same-store sales for May, provided preliminary estimated financial results for the quarter ended May 31 and updated its outlook for 2015 fiscal year.

06/04/2014 - 10:24am

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. on Tuesday confirmed that it submitted a revised proposal to acquire Hillshire Brands

06/04/2014 - 9:11am

Walgreens on Wednesday posted May sales of $6.6 billion, an increase of 6%.

06/03/2014 - 11:12am

Dollar General on Tuesday announced it will be bringing its brand of EDLP discounting to three new states next year — Oregon, Maine and Rhode Island.

05/30/2014 - 12:40pm

U.S. consumer spending fell by $8.1 billion, or 0.1%, in April 2014. It was the first monthly decline in consumer spending since April 2013 and followed a 1% increase of $117.6 billion the previous month.

05/29/2014 - 8:22am

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported total sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $498.3 million, a 0.6% decline.

05/28/2014 - 8:51am

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries posted a net sales increase of 13.2% to $759.3 million for its fiscal year ended March 31.

05/28/2014 - 8:19am

Ahold's U.S. operations posted first-quarter net sales of $8 billion, down 0.3%, the Dutch grocer reported Wednesday.