April 4, 2011

Pfizer will sell its Capsugel business to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. for nearly $2.4 billion, the drug maker said Monday.

April 1, 2011

Safeway on Friday announced the start of its companywide fundraising campaign for Easter Seals, Special Olympics, Rebuilding Together and a range of job training programs that help people with disabilities live fuller lives.

March 25, 2011

Safeway this week received an award for demonstrating commitment to various causes through financial support and encouragement.

March 22, 2011

Though Dollar General's fourth-quarter sales growth came in at slightly below analysts' expectations, the company still is considered a good investment.

March 7, 2011

Over the past seven years, Safeway has demonstrated a list of accomplishments aimed at healthier living, including launching its O Organics line of USDA certified-organic foods, removing added trans-fats from all of its private-label products and launching Eating Right for Kids, a line that contains no high fructose corn syrup. Today, the effort shows little signs of slowing as the chain kicked off 2011 with two new initiatives: SimpleNutrition and Open Nature.

February 24, 2011

Safeway surprised analysts Thursday morning with fourth-quarter earnings per share of 62 cents, well above a consensus of 57 cents among analysts.

February 16, 2011

Safeway on Wednesday introduced its new SimpleNutrition program, an in-store shelf tag system that makes it easier for shoppers to find better nutrition choices among foods and beverages.

February 2, 2011

Safeway's plans to open stores in the San Francisco Bay Area are under way, according to published reports.

January 26, 2011

Building on the success of its store brands O Organics and Eating Right, Safeway is boosting its portfolio with a new line of healthy, nutritious food.

January 14, 2011

Safeway announced that it has formed a fund to aid the victims of the recent shooting that occurred in one of its Tucson stores.

January 5, 2011

Even as the big get bigger, it appears that the industry’s top regional chains continue to grow in relevance and importance in the markets they dominate. Drug Store News profiles 10 of the industry’s top regional pharmacy chains, with a special focus on what these companies are doing to create a unique definition of health and wellness that resonates with local shoppers.

October 26, 2010

Canada Safeway will be introducing four store-within-a-store Tim Hortons coffee outlets in December here and...

October 19, 2010

Katz Group Canada’s flagship Rexall drug store chain has unveiled a new retail format aimed...

October 13, 2010

Safeway on Thursday reported net income of $122.8 million for the third quarter ended Sept....

September 13, 2010

Safeway on Tuesday announced that all Safeway pharmacies in the United States now have a...

September 6, 2010

Shoppers shouldn't overlook store brands if they are looking for quality and ways to save...

August 19, 2010

Safeway on Thursday announced a change to its eScrip fundraising program by asking schools and...

August 12, 2010

In the ever-evolving world of food retailing, two developments stood out last week....

July 21, 2010

Safeway chairman, president and CEO Steve Burd spent the better part of 40 minutes Thursday...

June 21, 2010

Bi-Lo earlier this month coordinated the introduction of its new health-and-wellness initiative called Thrive, which...

June 6, 2010

Two new kiosk concepts are being brought to market this summer: SoloHealth’s EyeSite kiosks and...

May 31, 2010

In line with its 30th birthday this September, Whole Foods is inviting shoppers to win...

May 23, 2010

California-based retailer Safeway announced the promotion of its Texas division president to its corporate merchandising...

March 30, 2010

Dollar General reported strong fourth-quarter and fiscal-year results Wednesday....