August 28, 2013

A subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions is buying Boca Pharmacal for $225 million, Endo said Wednesday.

August 27, 2013

Akorn announced its proposed acquisition of Hi-Tech Pharmacal for $640 million in cash.

August 27, 2013

AstraZeneca has bought Maryland-based biotech company Amplimmune, the drug maker said.

August 26, 2013

Biotech company Amgen is buying Onyx Pharmaceuticals, the companies said Sunday.

August 26, 2013

Giant Food Stores is donating $9,000 to a local food bank to celebrate its 90 years in operation, the supermarket chain said.

August 26, 2013

Safeway on Friday declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.

August 26, 2013

Former Kinray owner Stewart Rahr has made a large donation to an organization looking for a cure for prostate cancer.

August 23, 2013

Dollar Tree generated 3.7% in same-store sales for its second quarter ended Aug. 3, beating analyst estimates, and recorded $1.9 billion in consolidated net sales, an 8.8% increase.

August 22, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that its board has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share.

August 22, 2013

Sears Holdings Corp.'s losses grew in second quarter 2013, while EBITDA fell despite growth in the company's online business and loyalty program, the parent company of Kmart said.

August 21, 2013

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index remained flat in July, but a recent survey showed shoppers have a positive, although still tentative, outlook on the economy for the back-to-school shopping season.

August 21, 2013

Target continued to build its omnichannel business in second quarter 2013 as the company recorded profit and sales growth, partially offset by expenses related to the expansion of its Canadian business.

August 20, 2013

Bi-Lo Holdings is preparing to go public, according to a Reuters report published Tuesday afternoon.

August 19, 2013

The maker of a mobile app designed to help consumers track and remember products for later has secured $5 million in new capital.

August 16, 2013

Target announced the return of its Give with Target program, through which the company will donate up to $5 million to schools across the country.

August 15, 2013

Bi-Lo and its subsidiary Winn-Dixie announced the companies will freeze prices over a 10-week period on hundreds of products across categories throughout its stores, starting with many items aimed at back-to-school shoppers.

August 15, 2013

Walmart reported weaker than expected second-quarter same-store sales at its U.S. division and lowered its full-year profit forecast, suggesting global economic conditions remain challenging.

August 14, 2013

July retail sales saw gains in many back-to-school categories like clothing and sporting goods, but surprising declines in home-based categories, including building materials and furniture stores. Still, according to the National Retail Federation, July retail sales (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants) increased 0.3% seasonally adjusted from June and increased 5% unadjusted year-over-year.

August 12, 2013

Dole Food Co. and David H. Murdock, Dole’s chairman and CEO, jointly announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Murdock, acting through his affiliates, will acquire for cash all of the outstanding shares of Dole common stock not currently beneficially held by him.

August 9, 2013

As part of its continued commitment to supporting future pharmacists, Cardinal Health announced that six pharmacy schools across the country will receive more than $625,000 in funding through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.

August 9, 2013

The philanthropic arm of the Coca-Cola Co. is donating nearly $9 million to organizations focused on well-being, community development and environmental protection.

August 9, 2013

Actavis and Warner Chilcott have received approval from all necessary antitrust clearances for their merger from regulators outside the United States, the companies said.

August 9, 2013

The family that runs American Greetings card company is taking the company back to private, according to published reports.

August 6, 2013

Hospira posted sales of $1 billion during second quarter 2013, a 0.7% decrease compared with second quarter 2012, the generic drug maker said.