April 13, 2016

The regular shampoo category had mediocre growth of 0.89% during the 12-month period ended February 2016, with Unilever and Procter & Gamble holding significant market share.

April 13, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance and its predecessor company, Walgreens, have paid a dividend in 334 straight quarters (more than 83 years) and have raised the dividend for 40 consecutive years.

April 7, 2016

For the 31 weeks ended April 3, Costco reported sales of $68.96 billion, which marks a gain of 3% over its $67.59 billion in sales during the same span of time last year.

April 7, 2016

For the fiscal year ended Feb. 27, 2016, Rite Aid had revenues of $30.7 billion compared to revenues of $26.5 billion in the prior year, an increase of $4.2 billion or 15.9%.

April 5, 2016

Prescriptions filled in comparable stores increased 2.8% over the same quarter last year, driven by growth in Medicare Part D prescriptions, while a weak cough, cold and flu season had a negative impact of approximately 30 basis points.

April 4, 2016

Nimbus Apollo’s development program includes a lead candidate for an ACC inhibitor to treat the liver disease non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which affects up to 15 million people in the U.S.

March 24, 2016

Retailers prowling for growth potential in men’s grooming are directing their focus to skin care.

March 23, 2016

Fred’s has reported its Q4 and FY2015 earnings, as well as the news that board chairman Michael Hayes would be stepping down, to be replaced with longtime director Thomas Tashjian.

March 14, 2016

Weis Markets' same-store sales increase for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 27 were 3.7%.

March 9, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the batteries category, highlighting advanced and specialty products that are charging up the general merchandise aisle.

March 7, 2016

Alvogen is looking to build its U.S. business, acquiring a Wis.-based specialty generics company.

March 4, 2016

The company said its total revenues for the period ended Feb. 14, which included the holidays, increased 2.6% to $28.2 billion. 

March 3, 2016

In the United States, Ahold grew sales excluding gas by 4.1%, adjusted for an additional week. 

March 3, 2016

Delhaize America plans to refresh 142 stores in 2016 as its partent company completes its merger process with Royal Ahold. 

March 3, 2016

The bump sales saw from specialty was accompanied by an increase in scripts and sales in the pharmacy department, even amid a mild cold and flu season.

March 3, 2016

Kroger’s total sales including fuel and the acquired Roundy's chain increased 3.8% to $26.2 billion in the fourth quarter compared to $25.2 billion for the same period last year. 

March 3, 2016

Going forward, Rite Aid will no longer report sales and comparable store sales results on a monthly basis.

March 1, 2016

Publix’ sales for the fiscal year ended Dec. 26, 2015, were $32.4 billion, a 5.9% increase from last year’s $30.6 billion. Comparable-store sales for 2015 increased 4.2%.

February 26, 2016

Shoppers Drug Mart on Thursday reported a same-store pharmacy sales increase of 4.2% and same-store front-store sales increase of 5.7%.

February 25, 2016

In related news, Sears announced Thursday the election of Bruce Berkowitz and Alesia Haas to membership on the Sears Holdings board of directors.

February 17, 2016

Weis attributed its sales and comparable sales increases to disciplined promotions tied to its loyalty marketing program and the expansion of its gas rewards program. 

February 10, 2016

Specialty pharmaceutical company Meda is being acquired by Mylan, expanding Mylan's reach into emerging markets, building on its recent specialty and branded generics acquisitions and creating an OTC division worth about $1 billion. 

February 9, 2016

Same-store sales increased 1.7% for the year, with pharmacy same-store sales up 4.5% and front-store same-store sales down 5%. 

February 4, 2016

AmerisourceBergen posted a 7% increase in Pharmaceutical Distribution revenue for the quarter, which includes both AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group.