September 18, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.5 billion for its second quarter ended Aug. 30, representing a 3.9% lift credited to rising pharmacy same-store sales. 

September 11, 2014

Kroger Thursday morning reported total sales of $25.3 billion, representing an increase of 11.6%.

 

September 8, 2014

L'Oréal has signed an agreement to acquire Brazil’s Niely Cosmeticos, an independent hair coloration and hair care company.

September 4, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.

September 4, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported a 3.2% lift in sales for the 26 weeks ended Aug. 30, ringing in $12.9 billion. 

 

August 21, 2014

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday a wider net loss and decrease in revenues for second quarter 2014.

August 15, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. achieved record net sales and reported overall strong financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 5, 2014

 CVS Caremark’s portfolio of enterprise assets is enabling the company to provide innovative solutions and products that are delivering results.

August 5, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday that its second-quarter financial results are expected to include gross expenses of $148 million, partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, related to the December 2013 data breach.

August 4, 2014

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

 

July 31, 2014

McKesson on Thursday reported revenues of $44.1 billion for the first quarter ended June 30, up 37%. 

July 25, 2014

AmerisourceBergen reported increased revenue of $30.3 billion for third-quarter 2014 ended June 30, a 39% increase.

July 10, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a 10% boost in June sales as same-store sales climbed 6%.

July 8, 2014

Facing a “highly competitive market,” Canadian pharmacy retailer the Jean Coutu Group reported on Tuesday a slight increase in first-quarter revenues and a 0.1% lift in same-store sales.
 

July 3, 2014
There were two big deals in the nutrition space this week: Kroger bought one of the most successful VMS e-commerce sites in Vitacost.com, and Hormel bought a dominant nutritional/supplement brand in Muscle Milk. 
 
With Vitacost.com, Kroger will offer customers the convenience to order online and ship to their door with an expanded assortment online. Vitacost.com fields about 45,000 SKUs, and there's a roughly 10,000 SKU overlap when Kroger's mix is factored in.

 

June 19, 2014

More than 1-in-4 Rite Aid locations now reflect the latest in healthcare retailing — the company's Wellness store format, the concept that serves as a cornerstone to Rite Aid's overall health-and-wellness solution, John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

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 5, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday net sales of $8.78 billion for the month of May, an increase of 8% from $8.13 billion during the similar four-week period last year.

June 5, 2014

Fred's reported on Thursday that sales for the month of May were essentially flat, totaling $151.9 million.

May 29, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in third-quarter revenues and net income.

May 29, 2014

The secret to Dollar General's success is keeping it simple, Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO of the 75-year-old discounter, told shareholders Thursday morning.

May 28, 2014

Ahold's U.S. operations posted first-quarter net sales of $8 billion, down 0.3%, the Dutch grocer reported Wednesday.

May 16, 2014

These are interesting times to be in the OTC business, Matt Mannelly, Prestige Brands president and CEO, told analysts Thursday.