March 5, 2015

The deep freeze hitting much of the United States this winter helped Fred’s improve its same-store sales.

March 5, 2015

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen declared 2014 an outstanding year and it is easy to see why after the nation’s leading supermarket operator again surpassed performance expectations.

March 5, 2015

Rite Aid sees increase in year-to-date comps as total sales increase 3.7%.

March 5, 2015

Roundy’s reported net income of $7.5 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014, more than double $3.5 million in the same quarter the prior fiscal year.

March 3, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell unveiled a wide-ranging growth strategy.

February 23, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals bolsters GI franchise in a $14.5 billion deal to acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals. 

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 6, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar earlier this week reported $138.8 million in January sales, up 3%. 

February 6, 2015

McKesson on Thursday reported that revenues for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014 totaled $47 billion, up 37% compared to $34.3 billion a year ago.

February 5, 2015

Beauty brand Coty posted a boost in second-quarter net income and saw renewed strength in such core brands as Sally Hansen and Rimmel.

January 29, 2015

Rite Aid reported a 4.8% increase in same-store sales benefiting in part from a strong flu season to date.

 

January 29, 2015

Cardinal Health reported fiscal year 2015 second-quarter revenue of $25.5 billion.

 

January 28, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Wednesday reported that in its fiscal year 2015 first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, revenue increased 15.1% to $33.6 billion in the quarter.

January 27, 2015

Family Dollar's second-largest shareholder Trian Fund Management cut its stake in the company by more than two-thirds to 2.07%.

January 16, 2015

The board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.

January 15, 2015

Ahold announced consolidated net sales of $9.5 billion for fourth-quarter 2014, an increase of 7.9% compared to fourth-quarter 2013. 

 

January 14, 2015

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3 billion.

January 12, 2015

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

January 8, 2015

Costco posted net sales of $12.12 billion for the month of December, an increase of 5% from $11.53 billion in the year-ago period.

January 8, 2015

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday reported a total net sales increase of 2.3% to $2.6  billion for its first quarter ended Nov. 29, 2014. 

 

January 8, 2015

Fred’s strong pharmacy sales weren’t enough to help the company avert a 1.4 percent same-store sales decline for the month.

January 7, 2015

New packaging formats, consumer interest in therapeutic body care and a long, cold 2013-2014 winter in much of the United States helped fuel sales in the body-, hand- and foot-care category — a category that, according to research firm Mintel, experienced virtually no sales growth between 2009 and 2011.

January 7, 2015

Good news for manufacturers of soap, bath and shower products is that growth has been solid, with sales increasing a hefty 18%, to about $5.4 billion, between 2008 and 2013, according to research firm Mintel.

January 7, 2015

Supervalu reported third-quarter net sales of $4.2 billion, representing an increase of 4.8%.