August 12, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that it has completed the acquisition of South America's Farmacias Ahumada S.A. ("FASA").

 

July 28, 2014

Safeway shareholders approved the proposed merger with Albertsons with 70% of the outstanding shares and 96% of the shares voting for the merger. 

 

July 9, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday released its sixth annual sustainability report, informed by the Global Reporting Initiative G3 Guidelines. 

June 16, 2014

Safeway has announced its entry into a memorandum of understanding to settle the consolidated class action pending in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware filed on behalf of alleged Safeway stockholders against Safeway in connection with Safeway's proposed merger with an affiliate of AB Acquisition LLC.

April 30, 2014

Energizer Holdings on Wednesday announced that it's pursuing a plan to divide the company's household products and personal care divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies.

April 24, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday afternoon posted sales of $8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 1%.

March 28, 2014

Rexam, a global beverage can maker, announced that its recovery drink, Formula O2, has hit the market.

March 25, 2014

Safeway on Monday announced it has been named one of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

March 10, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser announced that it would acquire global rights to personal lubricant brand K-Y from Johnson & Johnson.

February 21, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Retail Advisory Board will be heading to London on Feb. 25 to examine key marketplace trends, including multigenerational retailing, how the omni-channel is improving the shopping experience, urban retailing and managing OTC medications.

February 20, 2014

Bloomberg on Thursday lined up the potential suitors in discussion with Safeway on a sale of the grocer, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

December 11, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday evening announced the appointment of Brian Baer to president of the company's Eastern Division.

November 27, 2013

Recognizing the growing opportunity within travel retail — which represents products sold within such travel distribution channels as airports, cruises and duty-free shops — the L’Oréal group has created a new Group Travel Retail division.

November 27, 2013

The Yucaipa Cos., a U.S.-based private investment firm, officially acquired Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC, the company said.

November 4, 2013

Unilever and Manchester United have inked a three-year regional partnership in South East Asia whereby Unilever will become the Club’s official personal care and laundry partner in nine countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

October 24, 2013

Coupons.com on Thursday announced the appointment of former Safeway executive Mir Aamir as the company’s CFO and COO. He will oversee all financial and accounting functions.

October 16, 2013

The Body Shop has acquired a majority stake in Brazil’s Emporio Body Store, L'Oréal has announced.

September 17, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday announced that it has adopted a one-year stockholder rights plan.

September 16, 2013

Food Network host Marcela Valladolid has teamed up with Safeway to create the Marcela Valladolid brand, the grocer announced Monday.

September 10, 2013

Private investment firm Yucaipa Cos., which was founded by billionaire Ron Burkle, has announced that it plans to acquire Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC.

July 31, 2013

Safeway and The Safeway Foundation are teaming up with The Muscular Dystrophy Association for an annual fundraising campaign to support individuals and families affected by muscle disease, the supermarket retailer announced Wednesday.

May 15, 2013

Alliance Boots on Wednesday reported a double-digit profit gain for its year ended March 31.

May 10, 2013

Alliance Boots on Friday announced that it has distributed its equity interest in Galenica, its Swiss associate, to the group’s ultimate parent company, AB Acquisitions Holdings, in accordance with the terms of the agreement with Walgreens reached last year.

April 1, 2013

Safeway has launched its annual April fundraising campaign to benefit people with disabilities, the supermarket chain said.