June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 2, 2015

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

May 19, 2015

Declining gas prices helped same-store sales at Walmart, but the negative impact of foreign currency exchange and efforts to improve store experience and employee wages dampened sales.

May 13, 2015

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

May 8, 2015

Costco reported a lift in U.S. same-store sales during the month of April.

April 30, 2015

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

April 30, 2015

Canadian pharmacy retailer Jean Coutu Group has announced that fourth-quarter revenue increased by 4.2%.

April 17, 2015

CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White, Bikini Zone and Nutra Nail, swung to a profit during the first quarter.

April 8, 2015

Family Dollar Stores reported a 3% lift in second-quarter revenue with same-store sales up 0.5%. 

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

April 2, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Wednesday completed its acquisition of BioRx. 

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 6, 2015

McKesson on Thursday reported that revenues for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014 totaled $47 billion, up 37% compared to $34.3 billion a year ago.

February 5, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged early on in the 2014-15 season that this year’s flu shot didn’t match up well with this year’s predominant H3N2 flu virus, which set the stage for a strong season. Annual sales of cough, cold and flu remedies were on the rise for the first two months of the season.

January 29, 2015

Cardinal Health reported fiscal year 2015 second-quarter revenue of $25.5 billion.

 

January 27, 2015

Procter & Gamble reported a decrease in second-quarter net sales as segment results proved to be a mixed bag.

January 26, 2015

Belgian international food retailer Delhaize Group, which operates about 1,300 stores in the United States, posted double-digit gains in fourth-quarter revenues in the United States.

January 8, 2015

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday reported a total net sales increase of 2.3% to $2.6  billion for its first quarter ended Nov. 29, 2014. 

 

January 7, 2015

Supervalu reported third-quarter net sales of $4.2 billion, representing an increase of 4.8%.

 

December 23, 2014

Shares of Walgreens were on the rise in pre-market trading Tuesday morning, as Walgreens reported a 16.4% lift in quarterly profit to $809 million that was credited to the 222 million prescriptions filled in the first quarter ended Nov. 30.

December 18, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter revenues of $6.7 billion, an increase of 5.3%, driven primarily by same-store sales, the drug store retailer said.

December 10, 2014

Costco reported a boost in first-quarter sales and net income.

December 4, 2014

Costco reported net sales of $9.43 billion for the month of November, a 7% increase from $8.79 billion during the similar period last year.

December 4, 2014

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that third-quarter results were in-line with estimates, with Kmart comparable-store sales on the upswing.