Safeway announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Canadian operations through a sale of the net assets of Canada Safeway Limited to Sobeys, a Canadian food retailer and wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, for $5.7 billion in cash plus the assumption of certain liabilities.
The number of U.S. retail health clinics is projected to double by 2015 because of the increasing demand of newly insured patients under healthcare reform, according to new a report released on Wednesday by Accenture ACN at the annual America's Health Insurance Plans Institute 2013 in Las Vegas.
Ulta Beauty is off to a “good start” for 2013 as its net sales rose about 23% during the first quarter, and same-store sales rose 6.7%. Meanwhile, the beauty retailer continues to make progress on both its CEO search and multi-year growth plan.
Inmar on Wednesday announced Weis Markets has expanded its membership in the Inmar Promotion Network with the activation of a new digital coupon program, which adds paperless coupons to Weis' marketing portfolio.
Rite Aid will offer free informational resources in its stores and online on summer skin care, as well as sponsoring a cross-country tour offering full-body skin cancer screenings, the drug store chain said Wednesday.