Financial News

01/20/2014 - 11:50am

Kroger and Harris Teeter Supermarkets on Friday announced that the Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with respect to the pending merger transaction between the two companies.

01/20/2014 - 11:43am

Kroger's board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 16.5 cents per share to be paid on March 1, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 15.

01/16/2014 - 11:54am

Ahold on Thursday announced consolidated net sales of €7.5 billion (U.S. $10.2 billion) for fourth quarter 2013, a decrease of 1.1% at constant exchange rates compared to fourth quarter 2012.

01/14/2014 - 11:32am

Three drug makers are looking into buying Pfizer's branded-generics drug business, according to published reports.

01/14/2014 - 8:52am

McKesson may take another bite of the Celesio apple, suggested Sterne Agee analyst Greg Bolan in a note published Monday.

01/13/2014 - 2:06pm

McKesson on Monday announced that it was unsuccessful in reaching the 75% completion condition in its offer for the outstanding shares and convertible bonds of Celesio.

01/13/2014 - 11:21am

Diplomat has acquired a hemophilia-focused specialty pharmacy based in Connecticut, the specialty pharmacy company said Monday.

01/13/2014 - 11:19am

Target is offering free credit monitoring for a year for customers who shop at its stores, the mass merchandise retailer said Monday.

01/13/2014 - 10:19am

Merck on Monday reported on its intent to explore strategic options for its animal health and consumer care businesses.

01/10/2014 - 3:32pm

Kmart's same-store sales have taken a tumble this quarter as its parent company says it is continuing to focus on transforming itself into a retailer focused on members of its loyalty card program.