April 11, 2013

Club retailer Costco Wholesale announced sales grew by 7% in March compared with March 2012, the company said.

April 11, 2013

Family Dollar Stores reported a net sales increase of 17.7% to $2.9 billion for the second quarter ended March 2.

April 11, 2013

Rite Aid's profits grew in the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 amid stronger front-end sales and prescription count, the retail pharmacy chain said.

March 28, 2013

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday announced that it has divested its Canadian pharmaceutical distribution business, AmerisourceBergen Canada Corporation, to Kohl & Frisch Limited, a Canadian-owned national full-line distributor. ABCC represented approximately 2% of AmerisourceBergen’s total revenues.

March 13, 2013

Weis Markets has re-upped president and CEO David Hepfinger's contract with a new five-year deal, according to an 8-K filing made Wednesday.

March 12, 2013

Costco Wholesale increased sales by 8% to $24.34 billion in the second quarter of 2013, the club retailer said.

March 8, 2013

With private label across analgesics up an estimated 11.3% to $1.7 billion, retailers are going to need to make some tough decisions as two internal analgesic powerhouses — McNeil's Tylenol and Novartis' Excedrin — make their way back onto market after respective recalls.

March 7, 2013

Costco's sales increased 8% to $7.58 billion in February, the club retailer said.

March 7, 2013

Kroger on Thursday reported total sales of $96.8 billion, up 7.1% as compared with the prior fiscal year.

March 5, 2013

Weis Markets on Tuesday reported net income of $82.5 million for the 52-week period ended Dec. 29.

February 28, 2013

Kmart's comps declined 3.7% for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012, while parent company Sears Holdings' integrated online business grew by 25% for the quarter and 17% for the year, Sears Holdings said Thursday.

February 27, 2013

Dollar Tree reported consolidated net sales for the fourth-quarter jumped 15.4% to $2.25 billion compared with $1.95 billion reported for the quarter ended Jan. 28, 2012.

February 22, 2013

Safeway on Thursday reported a 1.3% annual sales lift to $44.2 billion for its fiscal 2012. The year-end sales lift was driven by increased fuel sales and a same-store sales increase of 0.5% (excluding fuel), the grocer reported.

However, from listening to this last conference call, coming out of a year that has been framed more by Safeway's challenges than Safeway's opportunity on Wall Street, you get the sense that 2012 was 2012 and that this 2013 party has only just begun.

February 21, 2013

Safeway reported a sales increase of 1.3% to $44.2 billion in 2012 for its fiscal year ended Dec. 29, driven by increased fuel sales and a same-store sales increase of 0.5% (excluding fuel), the grocer reported.

February 7, 2013

Costco's sales increased 7% in January compared with January 2012, the club retailer said.

February 7, 2013

Target reported net sales of nearly $6 billion in January, the company said, a 29.6% increase over January 2012.

February 6, 2013

Revlon today announced results for the year and the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2012, with a 3.2% increase in overall net sales.

February 1, 2013

McKesson Corporation on Thursday reported $31.2 billion in revenue for its third quarter ended Dec. 31, up 1%.

January 31, 2013

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday an increase in worldwide net sales and net income for the fourth quarter as strong sales of Colgate Optic White and Colgate Optic White Enamel White toothpastes helped fuel toothpaste market share in the United States.

January 29, 2013

Eli Lilly and Company reported that its fourth quarter revenue for the period ended Dec. 31 declined 1% to $6 billion because of its Zyprexa patent expiration. Full-year 2012 revenue declined 7% to $22.6 billion.

January 24, 2013

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

January 18, 2013

Ahold reported sales of $10.4 billion for fourth quarter 2012 and $43.6 billion for the entire fiscal year, the company said in an earnings report.

January 15, 2013

Hong Kong-based Li & Fung — a multinational consumer goods sourcing, distribution and logistics group — has acquired Lornamead for about $190 million.

January 10, 2013

The sale of 877 stores to Cerberus Capital Management will help Supervalu re-energize its remaining three businesses, current Supervalu president and CEO Wayne Sales told analysts Thursday morning.