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  • Pharmacy sales boost major drugstores in June Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Walgreen Co. and Rite Aid Corp. said Thursday that pharmacy revenue from their established stores climbed more than 11 percent at Walgreen and 5 percent at Rite Aid last month.

  • Express Scripts cuts payments for customized drugs Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.

  • July 2- Kroger Co said on Wednesday it would buy Vitacost.com Inc, a health products retailer, for about $280 million in a bid to expand its presence in the profitable health and wellness niche popularized by Whole Foods Market Inc..

  • Rite Aid settles lawsuit for about $500,000 Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:44 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO— Rite Aid will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle California claims that it didn't follow consumer protection rules. District attorneys in San Diego, Riverside and Alameda counties sued Rite Aid after an undercover investigation.

  • FRANKFURT, July 1- German drugmaker Bayer said it would keep the Dr. Scholl's and Coppertone- each worth more than $1 billion- Bayer said it was not planning to untie the Merck bundle it secured in May in a competitive bidding tussle with Reckitt Benckiser, Procter& Gamble Co and Novartis.

  • FRANKFURT, July 1- German drugmaker Bayer said it would keep the Dr. Scholl's and Coppertone- each worth more than $1 billion- Bayer said it was not planning to untie the Merck bundle it secured in May in a competitive bidding tussle with Reckitt Benckiser, Procter& Gamble Co and Novartis.

  • June 24- Walgreen Co, the largest U.S. drugstore operator, withdrew its profit and revenue forecasts for 2016, saying it had yet to work out several aspects of its planned acquisition of European drug retailer Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd..

  • June 3- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it expects gross margins to improve in the second half of the year as it focuses on more profitable products such as accessories and stationery items priced at $1- $5. Dollar General shares rose as much as 5 percent on Tuesday.

  • Cramer: Meager advance appears mighty bullish Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Although stocks climbed modestly on Tuesday, dig down into the market and Cramer says you’ll find fundamentally bullish developments.

  • Obamacare hasn't cured drugstore sticker shock Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    Many people who previously spent lots of money for prescriptions will be helped by Obamacare, but some may be surprised at what they still owe.

  • Here's what is actually working in retail: Cramer Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Though several retailers reported disappointing quarterly results on Tuesday, CNBC's Jim Cramer said some names are working.

  • May 2- CVS Caremark Corp reported a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday on a sharp drop in sales of general merchandise, which the drugstore chain blamed on a harsh winter, milder flu season and aggressive competition.

  • Early movers: AZN, PFE, CVS, EL, KRFT, LKND & more Friday, 2 May 2014 | 7:39 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • CVS Caremark quarterly profit rises Friday, 2 May 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    May 2- CVS Caremark Corp on Friday posted a higher quarterly profit as its pharmacy benefits business won new clients and the company benefited from the introduction of new generic drugs.

  • Earnings, econ data loom, but the real worry is this Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 6:28 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors will navigate a Fed meeting, an earnings flood, and significant economic data, but traders agree global tensions will continue to dominate the market.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- My family's contribution to the $15 billion annual allergy business tallies up to well over $100 a month, but our costs- like many people's- are adding up differently this year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, April 10- Carl Icahn backed off calls for eBay Inc to spin out its fast-growing PayPal payments unit on Thursday, after the billionaire investor failed to drum up support from the e-commerce company's major shareholders. Icahn withdrew his two nominees to eBay's board ahead of the company's annual meeting in May.

  • UPDATE 2-Icahn pulls proposal that eBay sell off PayPal Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 10- Activist investor Carl Icahn has dropped his call for eBay Inc to split off its fast-growing PayPal payments unit but has suggested he would keep pressure on the e-commerce company.

  • So who blinked, Icahn or eBay? CEO's take on truce Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Carl Icahn eyes Ebay Inc.

    EBay announced it will—at Carl Icahn's urging—appoint business executive David Dorman as an independent director. In exchange, Icahn said he'll back off.

  • UPDATE 1-EBay, Icahn reach truce Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    NEW YORK, April 10- EBay Inc and Carl Icahn ended their proxy fight on Thursday as the activist investor dropped his proposal that the e-commerce company split off its PayPal payments unit and withdrew his two nominees for the eBay board.