January 31, 2015
Philippe Duval has been named president and chief executive officer of Uniprix Group, taking the reins from longtime CEO François Castonguay.
Duval is set to assume the post in early February.
Castonguay had announced in late August that he would be stepping down from the Quebec drug chain in early 2015 after 20 years as head of the company.
Super Bowl XLIX has yet to kick off, but Walmart has already struck pay dirt with its savvy use of search engine marketing to drive sales of the snack items millions of Americans will consume during the broadcast of the big game.
Rite Aid Corp. plans to construct a new distribution center in Spartanburg, S.C., which will be the drug chain's first new facility in 15 years.
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday cleared the $9.4 billion buyout of Safeway Inc., the nation’s second-largest supermarket chain, by an investment group led by private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP.
Sears Canada Inc. has chosen Ronald Boire to serve as president and chief executive officer.
Ray Payne, vice president of real estate for the West Coast at Rite Aid Corp., has been promoted to group vice president of real estate.
Bi-Lo Holdings LLC has named Ian McLeod president and chief executive officer, effective March 2.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. shareholders on Thursday approved the proposed sale of the company to Dollar Tree Inc.
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The e-cigarette and vaping products supplier NJOY has tapped Paul Sturman to serve as its president and chief executive officer.
ECRM says it has enhanced its data and analytics website (www.ECRMData.com) with added functionality and increased retail coverage.
In a senior-level reorganization aimed at "improving strategies," Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) this week expanded the role of David Taylor and placed him in charge of the company’s global beauty business.
Sun & Skin Care Research LLC (SSCR) is set for the national retail rollout in March of its first antiaging body lotion and spray under the company's NO-AD Skin Care brand.
Dan Wassong, who led the cosmetics and over-the-counter drug maker Del Laboratories Inc. as chairman, president and chief executive officer until 2004, died on January 1. He was 84.
Kraft Foods Group Inc. has named John Cahill, chairman of the board of directors, to the additional position of chief executive officer.
Merck & Co. said Monday it will acquire Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. for $8.4 billion. The transaction will include $1.1 billion in net debt (based on projected cash balances) and other considerations for a total transaction value of about $9.5 billion.
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