March 21, 2011

Following the recent sale of Walgreens' pharmacy benefit management business, Credit Suisse analysts said they are interested in the executive team's updated thinking on their healthcare strategy and plans for the $550 million in proceeds.

March 21, 2011

Generic drug maker Hi-Tech Pharmacal has acquired the rights to a drug for mouth infections, the company said Monday.

March 21, 2011

Stater Bros. has entered an agreement to purchase two stores from Albertsons in Lake Elsinore and Hesperia, Calif.

March 21, 2011

Walmart announced that it has donated $2 million to Dress for Success, a nonprofit that helps females get back into the work force by providing clothes, interview preparation and other tools needed to land a job. The announcement was made at the third annual Dress for Success day of service in New York.

March 18, 2011

Food prices reached peak levels last month, according to the Labor Department's Producer Price Index.

March 18, 2011

Giant Eagle was named the largest Pittsburgh-area private company, with 2010 revenues of $8.6 billion, by the Pittsburgh Business Times in a report published Friday.

March 18, 2011

Target has made a donation to Save the Children to assist with Japan’s earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.

March 17, 2011

Rising gas prices will prompt consumers to be more mindful of their spending habits, according to Nielsen projections.

March 16, 2011

Kellogg's announced its donation to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts in Japan.

March 16, 2011

Rite Aid’s philanthropic arm is donating to relief efforts in Japan.

March 16, 2011

The former chairman and CEO of Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream has joined Safeway's board of directors.

March 15, 2011

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index rose to more than 4% during the month of February, thanks to slight improvements in two sectors.

March 14, 2011

Family Dollar reported Monday a comparable-store sales increase of 5.1% for the second quarter ended Feb. 26. Net sales for the quarter increased 8.3% to $2.26 billion, from $2.09 billion last year. According to the retailer, warmer weather earlier in the year, as well as strong performance in its consumables and seasonal categories, helped drive sales.

March 14, 2011

Drug maker Gilead acknowledged the receipt of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital.

March 14, 2011

A Midwest retailer announced it would invest $75 million in a major remodel project that would benefit stores in two states.

March 11, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider BioScrip had sales of $450.4 million in fourth quarter 2010 and $1.6 billion for the year as a whole, according to financial results released Friday.

March 11, 2011

U.S. retail sales rose 1% in February to $387.1 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday.

March 11, 2011

Kroger's board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share, the same payout amount as January.

March 11, 2011

First it was Family Dollar; now 99 Cents Only Stores finds itself in buyout talks, as investors are seeing the value in discount store chains.

March 11, 2011

The confectioner behind Sweethearts candies is no longer for sale, according to published reports.

March 10, 2011

Brantley Research announced it has completed its acquisition of a leading research company.

March 10, 2011

Delhaize America is emphasizing its private-brand assortments, the supermarket conglomerate reported in its earnings release.

March 9, 2011

CVS Caremark's board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of 12.5 cents per share.

March 9, 2011

Fourth-quarter net sales for Inter Parfums experienced a slight decline to $11.2 million, compared with $112.9 million in the year-ago period.