After introducing its first small footprint store at the University of Minneapolis this July, Target Corp. announced plans to open two Bay Area TargetExpress stores in San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif....More
As part of its goal to redefine pharmacy, drugstore chain CVS changed its corporate name to CVS Health, from CVS Caremark Corp., and has ceased tobacco sales chainwide a month earlier than expected....More
Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it has sent an enhanced acquisition proposal to the board of directors of Family Dollar Stores that would increase its all-cash offer to $80 per share, for a total offer of approximately $9.1 billion....More
Smart & Final said sales and profits improved during the fiscal second quarter, citing contributions from new stores and comparable-store sales driven by increases in store visits and basket size....More
A bill banning single-use carryout plastic bags statewide is headed to California Gov. Jerry Brown following Friday’s passage by the state Senate, a day after the state Assembly also voted in favor of it....More
Dollar General doesn’t intend to take “no” for an answer.
Officials of the Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based discounter say they remain convinced they have a superior offer to acquire Family Dollar than does Dollar Tree, despite seeing their initial offer rejected....More
The United Food and Commercial Workers union on Thursday saluted Market Basket workers for their collective action leading to the return of ousted company president Arthur T. Demoulas and an end to 35 days of worker walkoffs....More