May 3, 2012

Fred's on Thursday reported total sales of $141.8 million for the five weeks ended April 28, up 4% from the year-ago period.

May 3, 2012

Prestige Brands on Thursday acknowledged that Genomma Lab has withdrawn its unsolicited acquisition proposal.

May 3, 2012

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a drug to treat patients with deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, the company said.

May 3, 2012

A leader in specialty coffee and single-serve brewing systems has partnered with a company known for its whole bean coffee brand in a new multiyear agreement.

May 3, 2012

Miracle-Gro has launched an organic gardening product in select markets.

May 3, 2012

Smartphones and tablets are assisting "extreme" shoppers, according to new research conducted by GfK.

May 3, 2012

More than three-quarters of U.S. smartphone and tablet owners have used their mobile devices for shopping-related activities, according to a recent Nielsen survey.

May 3, 2012

Drug makers could strike big with new treatments for rare diseases, according to a new report by a market research firm.

May 3, 2012

Through its beauty brands, Procter & Gamble has announced its pledge to donate $400,000 to the P&G|Team USA Youth Sports Fund to enrich and support youth sports programs across the country.

May 3, 2012

As part of its "Live for Now" global campaign that launched this week, PepsiCo announced on Thursday its exclusive global partnership with the estate of Michael Jackson.

May 3, 2012

Pure Leaf Iced Tea is gearing up for a new campaign.

May 3, 2012

Rite Aid will be among the industry sponsors of a benefit for women's cancer research, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

May 3, 2012

Rite Aid reported a 2.9% increase in same-store sales for the month of April, the company said in a monthly sales report Thursday.

May 3, 2012

A maker of coconut and almond milk products has tapped a National Football League quarterback and his wife to spread the word about foods for households managing related allergies and sensitivities.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced that Pete Van Helden, EVP retail operations, will be leaving the company this spring. Taking his place will be Kevin Holt.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 8.75 cents per share.

May 3, 2012

On Wednesday evening, United Way recognized Publix Super Markets with two Summit awards for philanthropic engagement and community impact, the two companies announced Thursday.

May 3, 2012

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday added six medications to its oral oncology cycle management program, in a significant expansion of the comprehensive treatment and support program it provides to benefit patients, physicians and payers, the company announced.

May 3, 2012

Walgreens and Take Care Clinics once again are offering free blood-pressure testing every day throughout the month in honor of National High Blood Pressure Education Month.

May 3, 2012

April same-store sales at Target increased 1.1% and helped the company achieve a 5.3% first-quarter comps increase that was the highest in six years.

May 2, 2012

The 8th annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit officially kicked off in Las Vegas at the Wynn casino resort on Wednesday morning, with early attendance figures showing a 30% increase over 2011, when more than 1,500 executives attended.

May 2, 2012

Albertsons LLC has announced that it is celebrating “Timeless Women We Love” in its first-ever Pinterest social media campaign.

May 2, 2012

Arbor Mist has expanded its lineup to include new frozen beverages.

May 2, 2012

Popcorn Indiana has expanded its Chip'ins line to include a new flavor.