September 19, 2014

In support of Shoppers Drug Mart's ongoing commitment to women's health, the company and its associate-owners have announced that the 13th annual Tree of Life campaign will run from Sept. 20 to Oct. 17.

September 18, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.5 billion for its second quarter ended Aug. 30, representing a 3.9% lift credited to rising pharmacy same-store sales. 

September 16, 2014

Walgreens announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

September 15, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced it has made the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the second time.

September 10, 2014

Dollar General announced that it has commenced a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar stores for $80.00 per share in cash. 

 

September 8, 2014

Walgreens announced the appointment of Barry Rosenstein and a second new director to be named to its board of directors.

 

September 5, 2014

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar on Friday announced that the two companies have amended their merger agreement. 

August 28, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has unveiled its enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE at Chinook Centre, marking the company’s fourth location.

August 28, 2014

Target has announced that consumers can now buy products featured on Instagram.

August 20, 2014

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

August 18, 2014

About 36% of shoppers don’t plan to do back-to-school shopping this year, up from 31% in 2013 and 28% in 2012, according to a new study by the Integer Group and M/A/R/C research.

August 14, 2014

Alex Gourlay, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, announced a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.

 

August 8, 2014

Walgreens pulled the trigger on step two of its proposed Alliance Boots merger a full six months early.

 

August 7, 2014

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has unveiled its enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE at Robson and Burrard. Featuring 15 prestige brands, this marks the third Shoppers Drug Mart location in Canada.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 1, 2014

Despite a challenging retail environment, Procter & Gamble delivered “top and bottom line commitments for the fiscal year,” said chairman, president, and CEO A.G. Lafley

August 1, 2014

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar last week announced an $8.5 billion merger that, when completed, will create the largest dollar store operator in the United States.

July 28, 2014

Indie beauty brand Butter London has announced that private equity investment firm Encore Consumer Capital has made a majority investment in the company and will form a partnership to help develop and market the Seattle-based brand.

July 23, 2014

Thomson Reuters and BGC Partners on Wednesday announced an agreement to expand customer access to over-the-counter pricing data.

July 3, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

June 16, 2014

Safeway has announced its entry into a memorandum of understanding to settle the consolidated class action pending in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware filed on behalf of alleged Safeway stockholders against Safeway in connection with Safeway's proposed merger with an affiliate of AB Acquisition LLC.

June 6, 2014

Coty announced that, as part of an ongoing share repurchase strategy, it will repurchase shares from investment funds affiliated with Berkshire Partners and Rhône.

June 5, 2014

Rite Aid announced on Thursday a 3.5% boost in same-store sales for May, provided preliminary estimated financial results for the quarter ended May 31 and updated its outlook for 2015 fiscal year.

May 19, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Monday announced that its board of directors has authorized a special $650 million share repurchase program intended to supplement the company’s previously announced warrant hedging strategy.