June 17, 2013

Rite Aid announced a new debt-refinancing plan, the second such plan in two weeks.

June 12, 2013

Safeway announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Canadian operations through a sale of the net assets of Canada Safeway Limited to Sobeys, a Canadian food retailer and wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, for $5.7 billion in cash plus the assumption of certain liabilities.

June 7, 2013

Rite Aid moved to refinance its debt Friday, announcing that it would buy half a billion dollars in notes using proceeds from a new loan, while also projecting that it would turn a profit in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, results of which it will announce next week.

May 31, 2013

Fred's Inc. reported positive financial results for the first quarter on Thursday and is looking to implement initiatives to reconfigure its pharmacy department and expand its specialty drug program as key drivers in its "aggressive" 2013 plan.

May 17, 2013

Supervalu successfully completed the refinancing of its existing $1.5 billion senior secured term loan agreement.

May 16, 2013

AmerisourceBergen elected Lon Greenberg, 62, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

May 15, 2013

Alliance Boots on Wednesday reported a double-digit profit gain for its year ended March 31.

May 8, 2013

McKesson on Tuesday reported fiscal year revenues of $122.5 billion, relatively flat as compared with the prior fiscal year.

April 22, 2013

More than 2 million credit and debit cards at nearly all of Schnuck Markets' stores may have been compromised as part of a recent hacking incident, the company said.

April 22, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced the election of five new members to its board of directors.

April 16, 2013

During its annual stockholders’ meeting, Steve Knopik was elected to Publix Super Markets’ board of directors.

April 12, 2013

Target has accepted for purchase $760.7 million worth of debt as part of a $1.1 billion debt-refinancing plan announced last month, the mass merchandiser said.

April 3, 2013

Supervalu announced additional changes at the senior level as Sam Duncan, Supervalu president and CEO, finalizes his executive leadership team.

April 2, 2013

Schnucks was the victim of a recent attack on its computer network that compromised its credit and debit card system, the supermarket chain said.

April 2, 2013

Mad Money's Jim Cramer tabbed Safeway over Whole Foods in an interview published in The Street.

March 29, 2013

Ahold USA has appointed Paul Scorza as its chief information officer, the supermarket operator said Friday.

March 27, 2013

Driven by the need for consumers to have access to convenient, cost-effective and quality healthcare services, the number of walk-in health clinics has been on the rise across the country in recent years, and according to a Reuters report, private equity firms are helping to fuel the expansion.

March 26, 2013

Kroger on Tuesday announced the planned retirement of VP and pension investment officer, Rich Manka, effective July 15.

March 22, 2013

Supervalu on Friday named several executives to the company's leadership team one day following the closing of its divestiture of five retail banners to AB Acquisition.

March 21, 2013

Supervalu announced the completion of the sale of its Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market stores and related Osco and Sav-on in-store pharmacies to AB Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of a Cerberus Capital Management-led investor consortium, in a stock deal valued at $3.3 billion, including $100 million in cash and $3.2 billion in debt assumption.

March 19, 2013

In the wake of a new partnership announcement between Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health announced on that its pharmaceutical distribution contract with Walgreens that is scheduled to expire at the end of August 2013 will not be renewed.

February 26, 2013

Bausch + Lomb named Robert Bertolini as president and CFO effective immediately.

February 22, 2013

Rite Aid has completed a series of debt financing transactions it announced recently, the retail pharmacy chain said.

February 14, 2013

Harris Teeter on Wednesday confirmed an earlier Wall Street Journal report that the grocer was in the process of exploring strategic options.