June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 10, 2015

Target said the plan to double the amount of its share buyback authorization represents a continued focus on returning cash to shareholders.

June 2, 2015

Dollar General is well on its way to realizing 7% growth in total square footage this year. 

May 13, 2015

McKesson fiscal 2015 results are in. The wholesaler generated 30% annual revenue growth. 

April 30, 2015

The strength of AmerisourceBergen's overall business helps drive second-quarter revenue by 14.8%. 

April 13, 2015

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.

December 19, 2014

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories has announced that it has closed the acquisition of Habitrol brand — an over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy transdermal patch — from Novartis Consumer Health.

December 16, 2014

Declaring that it is positioned for today and preparing for tomorrow, CVS Health outlined the steps the company is taking to continue to meet the changing needs of payors, providers and customers at its annual Analyst Day in New York City on Tuesday.

December 11, 2014

David Dillon will retire as chairman of the board on Dec. 31 after 38 years of service.

 

November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.

 

November 7, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes.

November 4, 2014

Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.

 

October 30, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported that in its fiscal year 2014 fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 revenue increased 29.1% to $31.6 billion in the quarter. 

October 15, 2014

Organizational capacity.” That’s Dollar General’s shorthand for the discipline and rigorous financial modeling that the company applies to its rapid store expansion and remodeling program. 

September 22, 2014

Safeway is offering to pay cash consent fees to holders of three series of senior notes due in 2017, 2018 and 2019. 

September 18, 2014

Kroger on Thursday raised the quarterly dividend by 12%, to 18.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 14.

August 7, 2014

Cardinal Health on Wednesday announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.3425 per common share payable on Oct. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 1, 2014.

August 4, 2014

Cardinal Health on Monday reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 revenue of $23 billion, down 9.8%.

 

June 19, 2014

Starting off the year with a strong momentum, Kroger posted a 9% increase in first-quarter sales, which marked the first period that includes Harris Teeter in the statement of operations. Based on its strong quarter, the company has raised its fiscal 2014 guidance.

June 6, 2014

Coty announced that, as part of an ongoing share repurchase strategy, it will repurchase shares from investment funds affiliated with Berkshire Partners and Rhône.

May 19, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Monday announced that its board of directors has authorized a special $650 million share repurchase program intended to supplement the company’s previously announced warrant hedging strategy.

April 10, 2014

In the wake of acquiring Houston-based RediClinic, Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.6 billion for the fourth quarter ended March 1, resulting from a 2.2% lift primarily attributed to an increase in pharmacy same-store sales.

March 6, 2014

Kroger danced around "the elephant in the room" in declining to discuss future merger and acquisition plans on its fourth-quarter conference call Thursday morning.