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Issue 08-27-2018

An eventful quarter for SDM

An eventful quarter for SDM

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) reported strong financial results for the second quarter despite the impact of incremental health care reform measures and the full effect of changes to Canada’s minimum wage. Canada’s largest drug chain also marked the launch of the country’s largest online beauty destination and some notable store openings since

Rite Aid and Albertsons regroup

Rite Aid and Albertsons regroup

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The scuttling of Rite Aid Corp.’s acquisition by Albertsons Cos. leaves the chain drug landscape basically unchanged, except that the No. 3 player now faces mounting challenges. In the face of increasingly vocal opposition from major Rite Aid institutional stockholders and two thumbs-down evaluations from leading investors’ advisory services, the two