March 23, 2017

Sears Holding is walking back some of the comments it made in its annual report, noting that “despite the risks outlined we remain confident in our financial position.”

March 22, 2017

Sears Holdings states the retail industry is rapidly changing and it must change with it, by changing to a “customer-centric” company.

March 20, 2017

According to Bloomberg, a merger plan could see Sprouts — which is publicly traded — go private as an addition to Albertsons' portfolio. 

March 14, 2017

Fred’s could purchase additional stores, distribution centers, software and personnel, according to a news report.

March 10, 2017

For the year, the company's sales increased 9% to $3.1 billion.

March 7, 2017

Walgreens reportedly is weighing whether or not to declare that its FTC application has "certified compliance," which would force the Federal Trade Commission to vote on its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid quickly.

March 6, 2017

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of the specialty market, in this multi-page report.

March 6, 2017

Sales of all OTC medicines and natural supplements broke records in 2016, reaching $45.8 billion for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, according to IRI. That’s an additional $1.8 billion in sales volume compared with a year ago.

March 6, 2017

Consumers buying homeopathic remedies are looking for products that are safe and efficacious in their local retail pharmacies.

March 3, 2017

From facial hair grooming and skin care to hair color, DSN highlights what's trending in men's grooming with in-depth analysis of sales activity in the beauty aisles.

March 2, 2017

Goldstar individual and business members will pay $60 per year, a $5 rise, while Executive members will pay $120 per year compared to $110, effective June 1.

March 2, 2017
The company’s net earning for Q4 totaled $544.5 million, up 4.5% from the $521.1 million it earned in Q4 2015 — partially due to an extra week in 2016's fourth quarter.
 
March 2, 2017

Memphis-based company is seeing continued improvement in its retail and specialty pharmacy divisions. 

March 2, 2017

Looking to 2017, Kroger anticipates identical supermarket sales, excluding fuel, to range from flat to 1% growth.

February 28, 2017

The retailer on Tuesday unveiled a $7B-plus, five-step strategic plan.

February 28, 2017

The sale to CVS Health, along with a 1.5% comparable store sales decrease, led fourth-quarter sales to decline 4.3% year over year to $20.7 billion.

February 23, 2017

Investment firm states a split of Unilever’s business and/or cost cutting may also be on the table. 

February 22, 2017

Comprehensive review to be completed in April, when it will communicate further, company states.

February 21, 2017

Walmart now boasts more than 35 million SKUs online and recently announced free two-day shipping with a minimum $35 order.

February 21, 2017

Food giant last week bid $143 billion for Unilever.

February 17, 2017

Unilever declined the initial offer, but it is likely Kraft Heinz will continue to pursue the transaction. 

February 16, 2017

The number of stores to be divested to Fred’s Pharmacy was reportedly a big sticking point, but has now been resolved.

February 15, 2017

Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn reportedly initiates position with 1.5 million Fred’s Pharmacy shares and ups Rite Aid stake to nearly 20.5 million shares in the fourth quarter.

February 15, 2017

Roche, Novartis, Pfizer and Gilead were all named as potential suitors.