July 11, 2013

The board of directors of Walgreens increased the quarterly dividend by 14.5% to 31.5 cents per share from the previous rate of 27.5 cents per share, the company announced.

April 16, 2013

Target has lowered its earnings expectations for first quarter 2013, the mass merchandise retailer said Tuesday.

October 25, 2012

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday a decrease in both first-quarter net sales and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations, as core earnings per share rose 5%.

October 10, 2012

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per share, a 22.2% increase over the year-ago dividend.

August 3, 2012

Procter & Gamble announced on Friday that fourth-quarter earnings rose nearly 45%, due to gains from the sale of its snacks business, as sales slipped 1%.

March 28, 2012

Rising gas prices and a cautious consumer environment continues to benefit the dollar store, with Family Dollar being the latest example.

March 1, 2012

Despite recording an increase in total and identical-store sales during fourth quarter 2011, Kroger reported a net loss due to costs associated with consolidating its pension plan for union workers.

January 27, 2012

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday that fourth-quarter worldwide sales rose 5%, as launches of the new Colgate Optic White and Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief toothpastes helped strengthen the brand’s toothpaste market share in the United States.

October 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble delivered “strong” first-quarter sales growth, kicking off a “good start to the fiscal year” as net sales climbed 9% and organic sales grew 4%, the company announced on Thursday.

July 13, 2011

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday increased the quarterly dividend 28.6% — the largest quarterly dividend increase in the company's 110-year history — to 22.5 cents per share from the previous rate of 17.5 cents per share.

May 26, 2011

Fred's net income increased 16% to $9.5 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, compared with net income of $8.2 million, or 21 cents per diluted share in the year-earlier period.

March 2, 2011

Publix on Tuesday disclosed a 4.4% increase in its fourth-quarter sales, which reached $6.4 billion, while comparable-store sales for the quarter also rose 3.2%.

January 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday that second-quarter sales rose 2% as the company works to expand market shares in more parts of the world.

January 11, 2011

Marking its eighth consecutive year of dividend increases, CVS Caremark on Tuesday said its board of directors approved a near 43% increase of its quarterly dividend to 12.5 cents per share of common stock.

December 6, 2010

Dollar General reported that its third quarter net income was $128 million, or diluted earnings per share of 37 cents.

December 2, 2010

Kroger's third-quarter revenue, including fuel, leaped 5.9% to $18.7 billion, the supermarket giant reported Thursday ...

November 2, 2010

Earnings per share for AmerisourceBergen rose nearly 14% during the fourth quarter ended Sept. 30,...

September 15, 2010

Kroger increased its quarterly dividend to 10.5 cents, a 10.5% increase, which will be paid...

August 2, 2010

Clorox reported strong earnings growth for its fourth-quarter and fiscal 2010, citing robust gross margin...

August 2, 2010

Procter & Gamble experienced a 5% jump in its net sales to $18.9 billion for...

July 13, 2010

The board of directors at one of the nation's largest drug store chains increased its...

May 12, 2010

Whole Foods Market reported that second-quarter sales increased 13% to $2.1 billion....

January 26, 2010

AmerisourceBergen is off to a good start in 2010 with a 44% increase in earnings...

January 11, 2010

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday that its board of directors has approved an increase in...