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03/28/2014 - 9:23am

Safeway on Friday announced the expiration of the 21-day "go-shop" period pursuant to the terms of the previously announced definitive merger agreement under which AB Acquisition has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Safeway.

03/27/2014 - 11:58am

Walgreens’ “Less Hassle, More Time” campaign — which was based in part on insights from GfK’s Health team — won a Gold ARF David Ogilvy Award Tuesday night, GfK announced.

03/27/2014 - 10:38am

Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis, together with the Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, on Thursday launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States.

03/25/2014 - 11:01am

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced that Dedra Castle is joining Rite Aid as EVP and chief human resources officer.

03/25/2014 - 10:40am

Safeway on Monday announced that its board of directors declared a special stock dividend to its stockholders of all of the 37.8 million shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk Network Holdings owned by Safeway, representing approximately 94.2% of the total outstanding shares of Blackhawk's Class B common stock and approximately 72% of the total number of shares of Blackhawk common stock of all classes outstanding.

03/25/2014 - 10:33am

Safeway on Monday announced it has been named one of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

03/25/2014 - 9:58am

Walgreens is expanding the distribution of its Boots' No7 beauty brand across its New York City store base, Greg Wasson, president and CEO Walgreens, told analysts Tuesday morning.

03/25/2014 - 8:11am

Walgreens on Tuesday posted a sales increase of 5.1% to $19.6 billion for the second quarter ended Feb. 28. First-half sales were up 5.5% to $37.9 billion.

03/24/2014 - 11:46am

Rite Aid announced Monday that through its year-long fundraising efforts, the company raised $6.8 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2013, a record-breaking amount in the drug store chain's 19 years of support for the charity.

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