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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.

WBA gains stake in Russian HBA chain

WBA gains stake in Russian HBA chain

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Inc. has sold its Alliance Healthcare Russia pharmaceutical wholesale business to 36.6, a leading health and beauty aids and pharmacy retailer in Russia. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t disclosed. However, WBA said it will own a 15% interest in the 36.6 group when the transaction closes. Listed

Retailer of the Year honorees receive awards

Retailer of the Year honorees receive awards

NEW YORK — Racher Press Inc., the publisher of  Mass Market Retailers and Chain Drug Review, presented its 2015 Retailer of the Year awards last evening in New York City. The annual event drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channel to a ballroom at the new headquarters of Time

Rite Aid shareholders approve Walgreens merger

Rite Aid shareholders approve Walgreens merger

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. stockholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve the company’s $17.2 billion deal to be acquired by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Approximately 97% of the votes cast at a special meeting of stockholders on Thursday were in favor of the deal. A quorum of 74% of Rite Aid’s total outstanding

FTC asks WBA, Rite Aid for info

DEERFIELD, Ill. – As has been expected, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. announced earlier this month that the two companies have each received a request for additional information (“second request”) from the Federal Trade Commission in connection with WBA’s proposed acquisition of Rite Aid. The second request was issued under notification requirements

Walmart, P&G still cream of crop

WILTON, Conn. – Walmart is the top retailer and Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is the top manufacturer in the 2015 PoweRanking from consulting firm Kantar ­Retail LLC. Each has led its respective category for more than a decade, noted Kantar, which launched the survey in the late 1990s with the aim of identifying industry