July 28, 2015

Save-A-Lot generated $4.6 billion in fiscal 2015 sales, representing 26% of Supervalu's revenue base. 

July 24, 2015

Anthem, Inc. will acquire all outstanding shares of Cigna Corporation in a transaction valued at $54.2 billion.

July 24, 2015

On Friday, Stichting Preferred Shares Mylan, an independent foundation established in the Netherlands, announced that it would exercise its full call option to purchase 488,388,431 preferred shares in Mylan.

July 24, 2015

Regional grocery chain Southeastern Grocers has agreed to sell 29 Bi-Lo stores to another regional grocery chain: K-VA-T Food Stores.

July 23, 2015

AmerisourceBergen Corp. reported Thursday that revenue rose 12.8% to $34.2 billion for its third quarter of fiscal 2015, partially due to the onboarding of the new Walgreens Boots Alliance generic pharmaceuticals business and the solid organic sales growth in its independent pharmacy business.

July 23, 2015

Lupin announced Thursday that it will acquire Gavis Pharmaceuticals and Novel Laboratories in a $880 million, cash- and debt-free transaction. 

July 23, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart parent company Loblaw Cos. reported that the retail drug chain’s same-store sales were up 3.8% for the second quarter ended June 20.

July 22, 2015

The National Retail Federation revised its full year retail sales forecast ahead of second-quarter earnings announcements from major retailers next month.

July 21, 2015

ACME will enter new markets in Connecticut and New York with its acquisition of A&P stores. 

July 20, 2015

A&P is looking into liquidating its store base after filing for bankruptcy protection. 

July 9, 2015

Fred's EntrustRx specialty pharmacy business continues to meet financial objectives in spite of industry-wide gross margin pressures. 

July 9, 2015

Stefano Pessina officially takes the reigns of Walgreens Boots Alliance following an out-performing third quarter. 

July 2, 2015

Pharmacy same-store sales a big driver behind June results at Rite Aid. 

June 26, 2015

Americans are feeling patriotic as July 4 approaches, and they are putting their wallets where their feelings are. According to the National Retail Federation 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 156 million consumers, or 64% of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the July 4 holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up 4% from $68.16 in 2014.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid is differentiating the drug store shopping experience through offerings like RediClinics, the wellness+ with Plenti loyalty program and the company's pending acquisition of EnvisionRx.

June 18, 2015

There's a lot going on at Kroger —  the company is integrating its e-commerce arm Vitacost.com, expanding its click-and-pick-up offerings beyond the Carolinas and growing its digital presence. 

June 16, 2015

Mylan’s largest shareholder has promised to back the company’s bid to buy Perrigo, which would help fend off Teva’s $40 billion takeover offer.

June 15, 2015

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

June 15, 2015

Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

You don’t need a poll to know that sleep, or rather the lack thereof, has become a big deal for Americans. 

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 15, 2015

The sale of sleeping remedies continues to be a caffeinated business, especially across the liquids segment.

June 10, 2015

The $1.1 billion deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and will include Bayer’s Contour line of blood glucose monitors and test strips, as well as lancing devices like Microlet and Elite.