January 24, 2014

Private equity firm Carlyle Group has reportedly agreed to acquire a minority stake in Vogue International, the maker of Organix hair care products, according to a Reuters report.

January 15, 2014

"Mad Money"'s Jim Cramer on Tuesday evening interviewed Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson on what's behind the drug store retailer's skyrocketing shareholder value.

January 8, 2014

McKesson is preparing to offer concessions to hedge fund Elliott to save its planned acquisition of Celesio, Reuters reported Wednesday morning, citing people familiar with the deal.

January 3, 2014

IMS Health is looking to go public, the healthcare industry research and analytics company said.

December 6, 2013

Safeway on Friday announced that its board of directors met yesterday and declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.

December 2, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart celebrated, along with politicians and community members, the reopening of Shoppers Drug Mart stores in major flood-impacted zones in Alberta.

November 27, 2013

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart is expanding its Life Brand with the launch of Life Brand vitamins and supplements in store, and has introduced a new online tool, dubbed “Vitamin Finder,” to help Canadian’s find the products that best meet their health needs.

November 27, 2013

The Yucaipa Cos., a U.S.-based private investment firm, officially acquired Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC, the company said.

November 22, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the Dec. 23, 2011, decision of the Court of Appeal of Ontario that restored the prohibition on private-label generic drug products in the Province of Ontario, which was subsequent to a decision of the Ontario Divisional Court dated Feb. 3, 2011, that declared the regulatory restrictions in respect of private-label generic drug products to be invalid.

November 21, 2013

Expanding the role of pharmacists can help reduce the burden of chronic illness on patients and potentially save Canada’s system an estimated $1.4 billion to $1.9 billion dollars over three years. That’s according to the recent Pharmaprix/Shoppers Drug Mart "Sustainable Solutions Report: A Focus on Managing Complex Chronic Diseases."

November 20, 2013

Former Revlon CEO David Kennedy is taking the helm at Scientific Games Corp., a developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for gaming and lottery markets worldwide.

November 15, 2013

The management team of Tops Friendly Markets has purchased the chain from the private equity firm that owned it, according to published reports.

November 14, 2013

Dollar General Corporation on Wednesday announced the resignations of Raj Agrawal and Adrian Jones as members of its board of directors, effective Dec. 5, 2013.

November 12, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart posted a 2.4% increase in sales for the third quarter, driven by continued strength in prescription count growth and front-end sales.

November 8, 2013

The drug store sector makes for a sound investment for investors of all stripes, according to a Motley Fool report published Thursday.

November 7, 2013

According to a Credit Suisse analysis of the drug channel published Wednesday, drug stores are in for a challenging winter across the front-end with an embattled consumer continuing to hold back and the continued proliferation of dollar stores that are attracting value-driven trips to their channel.

November 5, 2013

Walgreens and Alliance Boots on Tuesday announced that Richard Ashworth, Walgreens corporate operations VP for the Western United States, has been appointed as director of health care, health and beauty U.K. and Republic of Ireland at Alliance Boots.

October 31, 2013

NEW YORK — Revlon has named former Colomer Group executive Lorenzo Delpani as president and CEO, effective Nov. 1.

October 30, 2013

Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's "Mad Money," is still bullish on Rite Aid.

October 28, 2013

Shoppers Drug Mart and Morneau Shepell, a provider of employee assistance programs and pension and benefit services, are working together to provide Morneau Shepell's clients with a more convenient way to offer flu vaccines to their employees.

October 24, 2013

Safeway could fetch an asking price of more than $45 per share, estimated Credit Suisse in a research note issued Thursday.

October 24, 2013

McKesson on Thursday confirmed its proposed acquisition of Celesio, a leading international wholesale and retail company and provider of logistics and services to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, with an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Celesio for €23 per share (US$31.75 per share) and to launch parallel voluntary public tender offers for the remaining publicly traded shares and outstanding convertible bonds of Celesio.

October 23, 2013

All or part of Safeway may be a target for a possible buyout, according to a Reuters report published Wednesday morning citing people familiar with the matter.

October 23, 2013

Shoppers Drug Mart is collaborating with online private shopping club Beyond the Rack to provide Shoppers Optimum members with exclusive deals on designer fashions and accessories.