10/10/2014 - 12:16pm

Helen of Troy, a developer and marketer of consumer products — including such personal care brands as Vidal Sassoon, Sure, Pert and Brut — reported that second-quarter sales and earnings surpassed its revised guidance fueled by stronger orders late in the quarter and improved gross profit margin in August.

10/09/2014 - 10:21am

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $183.6 million for the five weeks ended Oct. 4, representing an increase of 3.3% as compared with the year-ago period.

 

10/09/2014 - 9:59am

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.

 

10/08/2014 - 10:47am

Facing a competitive landscape, Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is ramping up promotional activity and working to build loyalty among younger beauty shoppers with its private-label brand.

10/03/2014 - 8:28am

Walgreens had September sales of $6.5 billion, an increase of 9.4% as compared with the same month in fiscal 2014.

10/02/2014 - 10:01am

Publix on Wednesday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 37 cents per share on its common stock.

10/02/2014 - 9:13am

Rite Aid on Thursday reported $2 billion in sales for the four weeks ended Sept. 27, representing a 4.5% increase over the comparable year-ago period. 

09/30/2014 - 11:13am

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash.

09/30/2014 - 10:00am

Shares of Walgreens were up about $1.50 to more than $61 per share as the market opened Tuesday morning following the company's fourth-quarter earnings call.