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.

October 14, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Alex Tosolini to serve in the newly created role of SVP new business development, effective Nov. 3.

October 13, 2014

Dollar General on Friday reported that, as expected, it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission relating to Dollar General's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

October 10, 2014

Shares of Diplomat Pharmacy officially began trading on Friday at a price that had reached more than $17 per share in mid-afternoon trading.

 

October 10, 2014

The recently released 2014 Food, Drink and Consumer Goods Outlook Survey from audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG highlights key initiatives that consumer goods executives are focusing on to transform their businesses.

October 6, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced it is conducting a developer contest to encourage integration of its Balance Rewards application program interface.

 

October 2, 2014

Publix on Wednesday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 37 cents per share on its common stock.

September 30, 2014

Shares of Walgreens were up about $1.50 to more than $61 per share as the market opened Tuesday morning following the company's fourth-quarter earnings call. 

 

September 19, 2014

A&P has completed the refinancing of its existing senior debt, which it says will enable the company to further invest in the business and ramp up growth strategies.

September 17, 2014

Family Dollar announced that its board of directors unanimously recommends that Family Dollar’s shareholders reject the unsolicited conditional tender offer made by Dollar General Corp. and not tender its shares. 

 

September 15, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced it has made the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the second time.

August 22, 2014

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August 18, 2014

Kroger and Vitacost.com on Monday announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8 per share in cash.  

 

August 12, 2014

Retail spending growth was at an 11-month high in July as summer vacation travel led strong spending during the month, according to data reported by payment technology and services provider First Data Corp.

August 11, 2014

A settlement in a Schnuck Markets security breach class-action lawsuit has been reached and a notification program is underway, as approved by the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, State of Missouri.

July 30, 2014

IRI on Wednesday reported that 15% of consumers will be increasing usage of natural and organic products.

July 30, 2014

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

June 24, 2014

Motley Fool analysts Michael Douglass and David Williamson last week discussed what kind of positive disruption pharmacy kiosk MedAvail — which is backed by Walgreens, among other investors — will have on the market.

June 24, 2014

Publix is test-marketing a website that allows shoppers to register for special offers in lieu of a card-based loyalty program, The Tampa Bay Times reported on Monday.

June 20, 2014

Health insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is offering the EatRight Rewards program to its employees and members. EatRight Rewards provides financial rewards to employees who buy healthy foods at the grocery store.

June 6, 2014

Coty announced that, as part of an ongoing share repurchase strategy, it will repurchase shares from investment funds affiliated with Berkshire Partners and Rhône.

May 30, 2014

U.S. consumer spending fell by $8.1 billion, or 0.1%, in April 2014. It was the first monthly decline in consumer spending since April 2013 and followed a 1% increase of $117.6 billion the previous month.

May 16, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced that Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2014, will address the NACDS Total Store Expo during the morning Business Program on Aug. 24 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston.

May 15, 2014

Call it the triumph of irrationality over self-interest. Healthcare experts and pharmacy leaders have been grappling with the challenge of patient nonadherence for decades.