October 11, 2013

Safeway on Thursday announced, as part of its plan to exit the Chicago market, it has sold four of its Dominick's stores in the greater Chicago area to New Albertsons, which operates Jewel-Osco grocery stores.

October 11, 2013

Safeway on Thursday evening may have posted what analysts have described as disappointing earnings, but that's not stopping Wall Street from recognizing the value Safeway is unlocking with its exit from a pair of markets — Chicago and Canada.

September 20, 2013

Kroger's board of directors raised the quarterly dividend by 10%, to 16.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 15, 2013.

August 8, 2013

The board of directors of AmerisourceBergen has authorized a new $750 million share repurchase program.

July 29, 2013

U.S.-based drug maker Perrigo Co. will buy Ireland's Elan Corp. for $8.6 billion, the companies said.

July 2, 2013

Rite Aid has finished a buyback program for more than $800 million worth of debt using proceeds from a sale of notes that allow the company to borrow at a lower interest rate, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

June 27, 2013

Ahold repurchased 3.3 million shares as part of a share-buyback program announced earlier this year, the Dutch supermarket operator said.

June 19, 2013

Rite Aid is offering to buy back $810 million worth of debt while increasing the amount of a new bond sale announced Tuesday, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 18, 2013

Royalty Pharma will not buy Irish drug maker Elan Corp., the company said Tuesday.

June 4, 2013

Royal Ahold is quadrupling the size of its share-buyback program amid strong first-quarter 2013 sales and the sale of its majority stake in a supermarket chain, the Netherlands-based supermarket operator said.

May 28, 2013

Dollar Tree reported consolidated net sales for the first quarter, which ended on May 4, of a record $1.87 billion, an 8.3% increase compared with $1.72 billion reported for the quarter ended April 28, 2012, the company stated today.

May 17, 2013

Marley Beverage Co., a partnership with the family of the legendary reggae artist that promotes a wide range of healthy, natural drinks, is set to relaunch One Drop, a ready-to-drink premium Jamaican coffee beverage made with real cane sugar and all-natural ingredients, the company announced.

May 8, 2013

McKesson on Tuesday reported fiscal year revenues of $122.5 billion, relatively flat as compared with the prior fiscal year.

April 24, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced that third-quarter sales rose 2% as net earnings per share rose 7%.

March 21, 2013

Starbucks today at the company's annual meeting of shareholders unveiled plans to expand its My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program to reward customers who purchase Starbucks-brand products in their local grocery stores.

March 18, 2013

Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold has repurchased nearly 1 million shares as part of its $647.3 million share-buyback program, the company said.

March 11, 2013

Ahold is buying back about $650 million worth of shares, with plans to finalize the deal within 12 months, the Dutch retail company said.

February 7, 2013

Despite continuing to face regulatory headwinds in the Canadian market, executives at Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart were “pleased” with fourth-quarter results and indicated that the company will continue to pursue acquisition opportunities.

January 25, 2013

Procter & Gamble posted a boost in sales and earnings for the second quarter and raised its outlook for the fiscal year, the company announced on Friday.

January 24, 2013

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported revenue of $21.5 billion, up 5.7%, for the first quarter ended Dec. 31.

December 10, 2012

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark has upped the size of its previously announced tender offers to refinance a portion of its debt.

The company stated that it will buy back up to $1.33 billion in notes, up from the previously announced $1 billion.

November 29, 2012

Kroger remained one of the few outperforming supermarket operators Thursday morning as the grocer exceeded analyst consensus adjusted earnings per diluted share by 3 cents with 46 cents per share.

November 26, 2012

CVS Caremark announced on Monday that it has commenced tender offers to refinance a portion of its debt.

November 1, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported revenue dropped 0.6% to $79.5 billion for its fiscal 2012 ended Sept. 30.