February 7, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar reported sales for the five-weeks ended Feb. 2 were up 31% to $173.6 million. Comparable store sales were up 28.6%.

January 10, 2013

The sale of 877 stores to Cerberus Capital Management will help Supervalu re-energize its remaining three businesses, current Supervalu president and CEO Wayne Sales told analysts Thursday morning.

December 5, 2012

Walgreens reported November sales of $5.9 billion, a decrease of 3.9% versus the same period last year.

November 5, 2012

Walgreens on Monday posted October sales of $6 billion, a drop of 2.1% as compared to October 2011.

November 1, 2012

Rite Aid got a boost in its monthly same-store sales from Hurricane Sandy, the company said Thursday.

September 7, 2012

Ulta Beauty experienced an increase in second-quarter same-store sales and net income as it continues to move forward with its multiyear growth strategy.

June 21, 2012

Rite Aid maintained its same-store sales momentum, posting gains across front-end and pharmacy comparable sales for the sixth consecutive quarter: Overall same-store sales were up 2.5%, reflecting a 2.7% increase across the front-end and a 2.4% uptick across pharmacy, for the first quarter ended June 2.

May 7, 2012

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty announced on Monday preliminary first-quarter fiscal 2012 results, which included an expected same-store sales increase of 10.1%.

April 26, 2012

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart announced on Thursday a boost in first-quarter sales and earnings, driven, in part, by gains at the front end.

April 5, 2012

For the second month in a row, Target’s same-store sales were nearly double the expected amount.

March 22, 2012

Dollar General's quarterly profit surged 33% to a record $299 million, from $226 million in the prior year.

March 9, 2012

Ulta posted double-digit gains in same-store sales and net income during the fourth quarter.

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 5, 2012

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased 3.6% in December 2011, compared with December 2010, the company said Thursday.

January 5, 2012

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty posted a same-store sales increase of 12.6% during the seven-week holiday period.

December 1, 2011

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 1.9% in November, compared with the year-ago period, the company said Thursday.

November 1, 2011

Winn-Dixie's transformational remodel initiative is setting the stage for a strong 2012, the company reported Tuesday morning during its first-quarter conference call.

October 27, 2011

Same-store sales at Rite Aid increased by 2.9% in October, compared with the same period last year, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

October 19, 2011

Hyper-local initiatives and the rollout of sales tools at Supervalu, along with inflation, are helping to drive better-than-expected comparable sales for the company's second-quarter results, Supervalu reported Wednesday morning.

September 29, 2011

Rite Aid same-store sales increased by 1.3% in September, compared with September 2010, the company said Thursday.

September 1, 2011

Same-store sales at Rite Aid increased by 2.5% for the month of August compared with August 2010, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

August 30, 2011

Dollar General results showed that low-end consumers have some spending power and a taste for its brand of discount retail.

August 25, 2011

Southeastern discount banner Fred's on Thursday morning reported that the consumer continues to be challenged by economic pressures.

August 4, 2011

July same-store sales at Target rose 4.1% on top of a prior-year gain of 2%, with increased transaction size serving as the primary driver of an increase toward the upward end of the company’s guidance.