October 30, 2013

A division of Kroger Co. has placed an initial order for Alkaline88, a bottled water brand produced using a proprietary electrolysis beverage process.

October 18, 2013

CCA Industries, a marketer and distributor of such health and beauty products as Nutra Nail nail care treatments and Gel Perfect gel color, has appointed Richard Kornhauser as CEO and president, effective immediately.

October 18, 2013

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service board of directors on Thursday announced that the Exchange paid a dividend of $224 million in 2012.

October 1, 2013

Publix on Tuesday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 35 cents per share on its common stock.

September 20, 2013

Kroger's board of directors raised the quarterly dividend by 10%, to 16.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 15, 2013.

August 26, 2013

Safeway on Friday declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.

August 22, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that its board has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share.

August 8, 2013

The board of directors of AmerisourceBergen has authorized a new $750 million share repurchase program.

July 25, 2013

Distribution Solutions revenues were up 5% in the first quarter, driven mainly by strong growth in U.S. pharmaceutical direct distribution and services revenues and the acquisition of PSS World Medical. Technology Solutions revenues were up 9% in the first quarter compared to the prior year.

July 22, 2013

Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Co. on Monday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Spartan Stores and Nash Finch will combine in an all-stock merger valued at approximately $1.3 billion, including existing net debt at each company.

July 19, 2013

Health and beauty aid manufacturer CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners and Nutra Nail nail care treatments, swung to a loss during the second quarter but expressed optimism for the fourth quarter.

July 11, 2013

The board of directors of Walgreens increased the quarterly dividend by 14.5% to 31.5 cents per share from the previous rate of 27.5 cents per share, the company announced.

June 13, 2013

Target Corp. has increased quarterly payments to shareholders to 43 cents per share, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 21, 2013

Fred's announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share.

May 14, 2013

Safeway announced that its board of directors approved an increase to its regular quarterly cash dividend from $0.175 per share to $0.20 per share, reflecting a 14% increase.

May 8, 2013

McKesson on Tuesday reported fiscal year revenues of $122.5 billion, relatively flat as compared with the prior fiscal year.

May 2, 2013

Cardinal Health reported fiscal year 2013 third-quarter revenue of $24.6 billion, a 8.9% decline as compared to the quarter a year ago.

April 24, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced that third-quarter sales rose 2% as net earnings per share rose 7%.

April 10, 2013

The board of directors at Walgreens declared a regular quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per share, a 22.2% increase over the year ago dividend. The dividend is payable June 12, 2013, to shareholders of record May 21, 2013.

April 2, 2013

Mad Money's Jim Cramer tabbed Safeway over Whole Foods in an interview published in The Street.

March 15, 2013

Kroger's board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 15¢ per share to be paid on June 1 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15.

March 15, 2013

Safeway announced that its board of directors met declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share.

February 25, 2013

The generic drug tidal wave became a tsunami in 2012, with some of the world's top-selling pharmaceuticals swamped by generic competition, and health plan payers scrambling to reap billions of dollars in financial savings.

February 22, 2013

Harris Teeter Supermarkets elected Mark Ordan to its board at its annual shareholders meeting.