September 16, 2014

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

 

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 20, 2014

Merck announced on Friday that it is commencing, through a subsidiary, a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Idenix Pharmaceuticals. On June 9, Merck announced its intent to acquire Idenix.

April 8, 2014

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday that it has finalized with the Securities and Exchange Commission a settlement that was previously announced in August 2013.

January 3, 2014

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

January 2, 2014

Beauty company Revlon is exiting its operations in China, which represents about 2% of the company’s net sales, and is eliminating about 1,100 jobs.

December 6, 2013

Sears Holdings is spinning off its clothing business, the parent company of Kmart said.

October 4, 2013

A private equity firm that is a major Rite Aid shareholder has exchanged its preferred stocks for common stock, according to a regulatory filing.

September 26, 2013

CVS Caremark’s board of directors has elected former White House adviser Nancy-Ann DeParle to serve on its board, the company stated in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

August 2, 2013

CVS Caremark announced on Friday that it has agreed to a $20 million civil penalty to resolve a previously disclosed investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into 2009 public disclosures made by the company, securities transactions and certain aspects of the purchase accounting adjustment related to the October 2008 Longs Drug Stores acquisition.

July 23, 2013

François Coutu has resigned from Rite Aid's board, effective Oct. 31, 2013, Rite Aid said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

July 18, 2013

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday, the Quebec-based pharmacy retailer announced that it would sell 65.4 million shares in Rite Aid at a price of $183.1 million.

June 19, 2013

Revlon’s EVP and CFO, Steve Berns, will resign from the company, effective July 19, the beauty company announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

April 18, 2013

Rite Aid board member Michel Coutu has resigned, effective Wednesday, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

April 16, 2013

The Jean Coutu Group sold 72.5 million of its 178.4 million shares of Rite Aid stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Monday and company announcement Tuesday.

April 1, 2013

CVS Caremark elected on March 29 former Johnson & Johnson CEO William Weldon to serve on its board of directors, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

October 26, 2012

GelStat is primed to grow its OTC remedy business, according to a letter to shareholders and prospective investors released Tuesday.

June 29, 2012

Coty has filed to raise as much as $700 million in an initial public offering.

May 16, 2012

Concern over rising fuel prices has eclipsed unemployment — the leading worry since 2009 — as the No. 1 factor that keeps retailers up at night, according to a study released by BDO USA on Monday, though the current uptick in consumer spending somewhat alleviates that concern.

March 28, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission's ruling on the Express Scripts and Medco merger may be imminent, Express Scripts noted in a Form 8-K filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

July 5, 2011

Thomas Dowd has been named GNC EVP, chief merchandising officer and general manager, the company announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday.

June 17, 2011

Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners said Friday they are making a joint buyout bid worth an undisclosed amount for BJ's Wholesale Club.

May 23, 2011

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings has named William Phelan as acting CFO, replacing Michael Collins, currently SVP and CFO, who resigned last week to pursue another opportunity, the company reported in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

April 22, 2011

A company that makes tracking technology for retailers and drug companies is making an initial public offering.