October 30, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported that in its fiscal year 2014 fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 revenue increased 29.1% to $31.6 billion in the quarter. 

October 30, 2014

Cardinal Health reported fiscal year 2015 first-quarter revenue of $24.1 billion, representing a 2% decline from the year-ago period. 

 

October 30, 2014

Rite Aid announced sales results of $2 billion for the four weeks ended Oct. 25, representing an increase of 5%.

 

October 30, 2014

Wakefern Food Corp. reached a record sales level of $14.7 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ended Sept. 27, a 4% increase from the same period last year, and $11.9 billion in Wakefern sales, the company reported during its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday.

October 29, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Tuesday announced the Special Meeting of Family Dollar shareholders will be held on Dec. 11 to vote on the merger with Dollar Tree.

October 29, 2014

McKesson reported that revenues for the second quarter ended Sept. 30 were $44.8 billion, up 36% compared with the year-ago period.  

 

October 27, 2014

Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm, announced Monday that it has acquired a majority stake in C. B. Fleet Co. 

October 22, 2014

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has certified substantial compliance with both the Federal Trade Commission’s second request regarding the acquisition by Dollar Tree, as well as the second request regarding Dollar General's bid for the company. 

 

October 16, 2014

CCA Industries, a maker of health and beauty aids, posted an increase in third-quarter revenues fueled by the strength of its Bikini Zone and Sudden Change skin care brands, which were supported with national TV advertising during the quarter.

October 16, 2014

Supervalu reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 net sales of $4 billion and net earnings from continuing operations of $31 million.

 

October 15, 2014

Safeway reported in an SEC filing sales of $8.3 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 6, representing a lift of 2.6% as compared to the year-ago period.

 

October 13, 2014

Dollar General on Friday reported that, as expected, it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission relating to Dollar General's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

October 10, 2014

Shares of Diplomat Pharmacy officially began trading on Friday at a price that had reached more than $17 per share in mid-afternoon trading.

 

October 10, 2014

Helen of Troy, a developer and marketer of consumer products — including such personal care brands as Vidal Sassoon, Sure, Pert and Brut — reported that second-quarter sales and earnings surpassed its revised guidance fueled by stronger orders late in the quarter and improved gross profit margin in August.

October 9, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $183.6 million for the five weeks ended Oct. 4, representing an increase of 3.3% as compared with the year-ago period.

 

October 9, 2014

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

 

October 8, 2014

Facing a competitive landscape, Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is ramping up promotional activity and working to build loyalty among younger beauty shoppers with its private-label brand.

October 3, 2014

Walgreens had September sales of $6.5 billion, an increase of 9.4% as compared with the same month in fiscal 2014.

October 2, 2014

Publix on Wednesday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 37 cents per share on its common stock.

October 2, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported $2 billion in sales for the four weeks ended Sept. 27, representing a 4.5% increase over the comparable year-ago period. 

September 30, 2014

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash.

September 30, 2014

Shares of Walgreens were up about $1.50 to more than $61 per share as the market opened Tuesday morning following the company's fourth-quarter earnings call. 

 

September 30, 2014

Walgreens Tuesday morning posted fourth-quarter sales of $19.1 billion, representing an increase of 6.2% compared to the year-ago period, while sales for the fiscal 2014 ended Aug. 31 increased 5.8% to a record $76.4 billion. 

 

September 22, 2014

Safeway is offering to pay cash consent fees to holders of three series of senior notes due in 2017, 2018 and 2019.