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Week of Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012

Walgreens agrees to acquire USA Drug

Walgreen Co. plans to acquire the USA Drug pharmacy chain, which operates 144 stores, mostly in the Mid-South, under the USA Drug, Super D Drug, May’s Drug, Med-X and Drug Warehouse banners, from Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings Inc. and members of the LaFrance family.

Kroger opens Signature store in Fort Worth

Kroger Co. has opened a 100,000-square-foot Signature store in The Shops at Timberland Crossing in Fort Worth, Texas.

Mass retail sales in June disappoint

June sales at reporting mass market retailers were disappointing and executives pointed to a variety of factors that shaped results.