December 11, 2014

Kroger on Thursday announced that Nora Aufreiter has been elected to the company's board of directors.

December 5, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday suggested its pending merger with Family Dollar could be completed as early as February 2015 with a "relatively small number" of divestitures.

 

December 4, 2014

The company plans to get bigger faster in 2015 by opening two stores every day and enhancing the productivity of an already expansive footprint.

 

November 19, 2014

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 10, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday announced that it has certified substantial compliance with the request for additional information issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

October 29, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Tuesday announced the Special Meeting of Family Dollar shareholders will be held on Dec. 11 to vote on the merger with Dollar Tree.

October 20, 2014

Family Dollar Stores announced that Oct. 30 has been established as the record date for the special meeting of stockholders to approve the Dollar Tree transaction.

September 16, 2014

Walgreens announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

August 7, 2014

Cardinal Health on Wednesday announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.3425 per common share payable on Oct. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 1, 2014.

July 30, 2014

McKesson on Wednesday announced preliminary voting results from its annual meeting of stockholders, held earlier today in Redwood City, Calif.

July 16, 2014

Walmart will open its first Care Clinics in South Carolina, according to a report published Wednesday in The State.

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 11, 2014

While acknowledging that Target faced a series of setbacks in 2013 — including a data breach just before the holiday season — CFO John Mulligan, who is also serving as interim president and CEO, expressed optimism during its annual meeting of shareholders and said the company has the resources, talent and plan in place to move beyond its challenges.

June 6, 2014

Walmart chairman Rob Walton encouraged employees to “go for it,” and president and CEO Doug McMillon said the company would accelerate the pace of change during the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting June 6 in Fayetteville, Ark.

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.

March 6, 2014

At the AmerisourceBergen annual meeting of stockholders here on Thursday, company stockholders elected 10 directors to serve for a one-year term, including: Steven Collis, Douglas Conant, Richard Gochnauer, Richard Gozon, Lon Greenberg, Edward Hagenlocker, Jane Henney, Kathleen Hyle, Michael Long and Henry McGee.

March 6, 2014

McKesson on Wednesday announced that its board of directors has elected Anthony Coles as a new independent director, effective April 29, 2014.

February 4, 2014

Cornerstone Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing products for the hospital and adjacent specialty markets, on Monday announced that its stockholders have approved, at a special stockholder meeting, the previously announced merger agreement, under which Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Cornerstone for $9.50 per share in cash.

November 19, 2013

Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Company on Tuesday announced the completion of their merger.

September 10, 2013

The former CEO of Bausch + Lomb has been appointed president and CEO of Forest Labs, the drug maker said Tuesday.

May 2, 2013

Among the highlights of the first Sears Holdings shareholder meeting since Edward Lampert became chairman and CEO were details on the company's progress in combining its brick-and-mortar and online businesses.

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 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration will decide in late August whether to approve an experimental opioid painkiller made by QRxPharma, the drug maker said Thursday.

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.