March 27, 2015

A strong track record operating Dollar General to date makes COO Todd Vasos a likely candidate for CEO, Sterne Agee suggested in a research note published Friday. 

March 24, 2015

Actavis last week announced that its acquisition of Allergan has been completed in a transaction valued at $70.5 billion, a deal that creates one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue, according to the company.

March 18, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation reveals the first four grant recipients in its "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program.

March 10, 2015

Impax Labs completed its acquisition of Tower Holdings (which includes operating subsidiaries CorePharma and Amedra Pharmaceuticals), and Lineage Therapeutics. Impax also announced that it would reshape both the operating and reporting structure of its two divisions.

March 9, 2015

Dollar General is on the move and expanding its presence to three new states.

 

February 11, 2015

Rite Aid is set to acquire Envision Pharmaceutical in a deal valued at $2 billion.

 

February 2, 2015

Scott Zabielski of Los Angeles was announced as the grand prize winner for the 2015 "Crash the Super Bowl" contest from Doritos brand. 

January 22, 2015

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that Phil Keough has joined the company as SVP and president, pharmacy.

January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

January 14, 2015

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3 billion.

January 7, 2015

Jelly Belly Candy Co. announced the expansion of its Star Wars collection, which will now include a gift box and a bean machine. 

January 7, 2015

Oral care brand hello Products has named Kim Sines as its new SVP of sales. Sines brings to the company a range of experience at such companies as Warner-Lambert, Pfizer, L'Oréal and Unilever. 

December 4, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has received approval from the Competition Bureau of Canada to purchase two Shoppers Drug Mart stores — one in Sechelt, British Columbia and the other in Devon, Alberta.

November 11, 2014

UCB, Advent International and Avista Capital Partners last week announced they have entered into a definitive agreement providing for the acquisition of UCB’s U.S. specialty generics subsidiary, Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals, by Advent and Avista.

November 10, 2014

Mission Pharmacal Company and Europa Sports Products of Charlotte, N.C., signed an agreement for Europa to distribute Mission's Compete energy bites to fitness centers and select other retail outlets nationally.

 

October 30, 2014

Bridgestone Americas announced that TJ Higgins has been named president of the consumer U.S. and Canada divisions for the company's tire operations, effective Nov. 3. 

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. 

October 15, 2014

What retail chain has more stores than any other U.S. company, with plans to open an astonishing 700 new locations this year alone, while approaching $20 billion in revenue and maintaining sales and profit momentum? It’s Dollar General, the storied Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based small-box discount giant celebrating its 75th year in business in 2014.

 
October 13, 2014

Kantar Retail’s fourth annual opening price point study found that while Dollar General is maintaining its overall opening price point leadership position, its lead is by no means commanding.

 

October 9, 2014

Endo International and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement.

September 3, 2014

To help prepare for the upcoming flu season, vaccinations are now available at all Giant Food in-store pharmacies.

September 3, 2014

NYX Cosmetics unveiled the winner of the 2014 Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites awards — 16-year-old Adelaine Morin, who is the face and voice behind YouTube channel C0OK1EMONSTER.

September 2, 2014

Dollar General on Tuesday sweetened its deal for Family Dollar with an enhanced acquisition proposal with an offer worth about $9.1 billion. 

September 2, 2014

Energizer Holdings has announced the executive leadership teams for the Personal Care and Household Products businesses following the planned separation of Energizer, expected to occur by July 1, 2015.