01/05/2012 - 1:45pm

Net sales for Costco rose 9% in December to nearly $10.1 billion, the company announced Thursday.

01/05/2012 - 11:56am

Sears Holdings recently finished its latest "Fitness Flagship" store-within-a-store, which it now has at more than 30 Sears stores, the retailer said.

01/05/2012 - 10:43am

Safeway on Thursday announced the sale of 16 of its Genuardi's stores in the greater Philadelphia area to Giant Food Stores, a division of Ahold USA.

01/05/2012 - 10:33am

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased 3.6% in December 2011, compared with December 2010, the company said Thursday.

01/05/2012 - 10:31am

Walgreens on Thursday reported an approximate 150 basis-point negative impact on prescriptions filled based on prescription transfers, and other trend analysis of prescriptions managed by Express Scripts, as the chain posted its first monthly earnings statement following the discontinuation of Walgreens' relationship with Express Scripts.

01/05/2012 - 10:00am

Target chairman, president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel assured investors last month that December comps would exceed November’s 1.8% increase, but then Thursday morning reported a disappointing 1.6% increase and a reduced profit forecast.

01/04/2012 - 3:35pm

Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.

01/04/2012 - 2:40pm

Despite an overall decrease in free standing insert coupon activity, retailer promotion pages within the FSI vehicles recorded a 30.7% increase to more than 17 billion pages in 2011, continuing the significant annual increases in retailer promotion activity, which began in 2007, Kantar Media reported Wednesday.

01/04/2012 - 2:21pm

U.S. Preventive Medicine on Wednesday named Ronald Loveless its vice chairman.