November 30, 2015

The combined company’s revenue for the 12 months ended June 30 exceeded $800 million. 

November 24, 2015

In addition to its 136% increase in sales (the result of Family Dollar sales’ inclusion for the first full quarter), Dollar Tree opened 204 stores and expanded or relocated 63 other locations.

November 24, 2015

In a Q3 that saw a 14% increase in sales, Fred’s reported earnings that show a marked improvement over the company’s performance last year. 

November 24, 2015

Reuters is reporting that Brookshire Grocery’s parent company, Brookshire Holdings, has stopped the process it was undergoing to potentially sell the grocery chain for as much as $1 billion. The company did not give any comment on why the process was stopped. (Reuters)

November 23, 2015

Perrigo is buying a Crohn’s disease treatment from AstraZeneca. 

November 23, 2015

A 15-member board composed will govern the combined company and Pfizer CEO Ian Read will be CEO of the combined company and Allergan CEO Brent Saunders will be the president and COO. 

November 23, 2015

Prestige Brands will acquire DenTek, a move that will expand its oral care portfolio into the growing specialty oral care category. 

November 20, 2015

With the U.S. Treasury announcing plans to crack down on tax-inversion deals on Thursday, pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergen have accelerated their merger talks, according to reports. The potential $150 billion deal could see Pfizer redomicile in Ireland. (Reuters)

November 17, 2015

Leading nutrition bar maker thinkThin will be acquired by nutrition company Glanbia in a $217 million deal. 

November 17, 2015

One of the most important takeaways from this morning's result announcement is the improvement in U.S. operations, Doug McMillon, Walmart president and CEO, told analysts Tuesday morning. 

November 13, 2015

Perrigo’s shareholders did not tender a majority of the company’s shares to Mylan by 8 a.m. EST Friday, effectively ending Mylan’s acquisition attempt. 

November 11, 2015

Ahold USA's total third quarter net sales of $5.6 billion were up 16.6%.

November 11, 2015

Carbonated soft drinks have taken a back-seat to other beverage categories as consumers look to flavored still and sparkling waters with a lower calorie count and a healthier profile.

November 11, 2015

Lead by incredible 60% growth in the brow segment, the eye category has been a bright spot for mass market retailers.

November 11, 2015

Sales in the cookie category may be flat overall, but Mondelez’s Oreo brand is on fire and is outpacing category growth with a more than 9% leap in dollar sales.

November 11, 2015

The Bellingham, Wash. Herald is reporting that bankrupt grocery chain Haggen filed papers on Monday that included a plan and timeline for selling its most valuable stores, with an auction tentatively scheduled for Jan. 8. A hearing to discuss the plan has been scheduled for Dec. 4. “Despite the filing, Haggen does not anticipate any changes to continuing operations at the core stores including regular payments to suppliers and partners,” a statement from Haggen said. (Bellingham Herald)

November 11, 2015

Roundy's reports 7.5% net sales decrease across Wisconsin markets, but in Illinois net sales are up 15.9%. 

November 11, 2015

For the 39-week period ended Sept. 26, 2015, Weis Markets' sales increased 3.9% to $2.1 billion,

November 10, 2015

The Seattle Times is reporting that, according to court documents filed last week, Albertsons currently bidding on 36 of 95 stores being sold by the now-bankrupt Haggen. Albertsons had previously sold 146 stores to Haggen as part of its acquisition of Safeway. [Seattle Times]

November 6, 2015

Based on the company’s presentation accompanying a conference call on the acquisition, AstraZeneca’s focus to be on the treatment ZS Pharma is developing for hyperkalemia, a side effect of chronic kidney disease,

November 6, 2015

Novira is a company working on curative treatments for chronic hepatitis B. 

November 6, 2015

The two companies on Friday announced a development and commercialization deal for sotagliflozin, which is currently in development and undergoing Phase 3 trials. 

November 5, 2015

Though Costco’s U.S. sales saw a 1% increase over both the four weeks and nine weeks ended Nov. 1 compared to last year, its Canadian stores saw an 8% decrease in comparable sales. 

November 5, 2015

As the company heads into the holiday season and Q4, CEO Jerry Shore said Fred’s is aiming to optimize its operations and finish the fiscal year with a strong financial showing.