June 26, 2015

The largest supermarket operator in the United States is on fire, so it makes sense that the Kroger Co. approved its first stock split in 16 years and a 13.5% dividend increase.

June 25, 2015

Dollar General has appointed John Garratt as interim CFO, effective July 1.

June 16, 2015

“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer spoke with both CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo and Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell to get some additional insight into the deal between the two companies.

June 10, 2015

Target said the plan to double the amount of its share buyback authorization represents a continued focus on returning cash to shareholders.

June 5, 2015

“This transition demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to long-term succession planning and keeping high caliber, capable leaders at the head of our company,” said outgoing chairman Rob Walton.

May 21, 2015

LivingSocial picks up health and wellness and ecommerce veteran to become the company's CFO. 

May 5, 2015

The retailer is launching the Small Business Economic Mobility initiative, a five-year investment in small business growth through increased access to capital and borrower education.

April 22, 2015

The mounting shortage of primary care physicians across the United States and the growing recognition that patients’ health care often is best delivered by a team of professionals working together are fueling a nationwide movement to give more pharmacists provider status.

April 17, 2015

In 2014, ACH (automated clearing house) volume grew to almost 23 billion electronic payments, an increase of almost 5%, or 1 billion transactions, from 2013 volume.

March 31, 2015

San Francisco Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty company Japonesque, whose beauty products are inspired by the professional makeup tools used in Kabuki theatre in Japan.

March 16, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy is looking to raise $200 million with a proposed follow-on public offering of its common stock.

March 12, 2015

Reuters reported there may be more merger and acquisition activity on the horizon for Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

March 5, 2015

Costco sees a lift in second-quarter sales and net income benefits from a tax benefit.

January 15, 2015

Rite Aid EVP and CFO Darren Karst was all smiles Wednesday before analysts at the 33rd Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. And with good reason. 

 

January 5, 2015

Wasserstein & Co., LP, on behalf of its private equity fund Wasserstein Partners III, has announced the acquisition of Paris Presents from funds advised by private equity firm Mason Wells.

December 18, 2014

As out-of-pocket expenses rise, many Americans say that the affordability of basic medical care is a hardship and, as a result, some are forgoing treatment because they are worried about cost, according to a recent national poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News.

December 10, 2014

McKesson announced that it has launched McKesson Ventures, a strategic venture capital fund.

 

December 1, 2014

Procter & Gamble, which is in the midst of restructuring its portfolio, is reportedly exploring the sale of its Wella hair care business, according to a Reuters report.

November 24, 2014

Walmart Stores on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Tom Horton — former chairman and CEO of American Airlines — as a new member of the company’s board, effective Nov. 21.

November 7, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes.

October 27, 2014

Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm, announced Monday that it has acquired a majority stake in C. B. Fleet Co. 

October 14, 2014

Ulta Beauty has announced that Michelle Collins, president of business and financial advisory firm Cambium, has been appointed to its board, and as a member of its nominating and corporate governance and audit committees.

October 13, 2014

Kmart’s payment data systems were breached beginning in early September, possibly compromising certain debit and credit card numbers, the retailer has announced.

October 10, 2014

Shares of Diplomat Pharmacy officially began trading on Friday at a price that had reached more than $17 per share in mid-afternoon trading.