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fiscal 2015 second quarter

Sales edge up in 2Q at Shoppers Drug Mart

Sales edge up in 2Q at Shoppers Drug Mart

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Shoppers Drug Mart saw revenue and same-store sales climb in the fiscal 2015 second quarter at parent Loblaw Cos. Loblaw said Thursday that for the 12 weeks ended June 20, Shoppers Drug Mart’s sales totaled $2.689 billion, up 3.1% from $2.476 billion a year earlier. In the front end, sales rose 3.2%

Walgreens Boots Alliance financials a difficult read

Walgreens Boots Alliance financials a difficult read

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) gave its first quarterly report (fiscal 2015 second quarter) since the closing of the Walgreens-Alliance Boots merger on Dec. 31. With all of this huge company’s moving parts, few would argue that the financials were tough to decipher. News headlines seized on WBA’s plan to close about 200 U.S. stores under

Walgreens Boots Alliance posts gains for 2Q

Walgreens Boots Alliance posts gains for 2Q

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In the first financial report since its formation at the close of 2014, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. recorded earnings per share for the fiscal 2015 second quarter that exceeded analysts’ forecasts. Management also announced on Thursday that it is expanding its restructuring program after identifying additional opportunities to cut costs, particularly in