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June 9, 2014

Dollar General plans to expand its nationwide presence into three new states within the next year, increasing the company’s presence to 43 states across the country. The discount retailer will begin construction on stores in Maine and Rhode Island in fall 2014, with plans to expand into Oregon in early 2015.

May 23, 2014

CVS Caremark is reportedly considering a purchase of Brazilian drugstore chain Drogarias Pacheco São Paulo (DPSP) as it looks to further expand its presence in Brazil, according to news reports.

May 2, 2014

Net income at CVS Caremark Corp. increased 18.3% to $1.1 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2014, compared with approximately $1 billion a year earlier.

January 21, 2014

Sam’s Club will open two new clubs on Thursday, January 23, one in Warwick, R.I., and another in Mooresville, N.C.

January 21, 2014

Sam’s Club plans to open new stores on Thursday, Jan. 23, with a location in Warwick, R.I., and one will open in Mooresville, N.C.

January 17, 2014

CVS Caremark has completed the acquisition of Coram LLC, the specialty infusion services and enteral nutrition business unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc.

January 14, 2014

Pizza Hut has debuted new concept stores in York, Neb., and Pawtucket, R.I.

December 10, 2013

CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health have entered into an agreement to form the largest generic sourcing entity in the United States.

November 25, 2013

CVS Caremark named Helena Foulkes as president of CVS/pharmacy, effective Jan. 1.

September 17, 2013

Action Services Group, a national lighting, sign and electrical maintenance company, announced a program agreement with Sunoco Inc. to provide sign relamping services, plus location asset-survey services, for their retail high-rise signs across specified locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.

August 2, 2013

CVS Caremark Corporation has reached an agreement in principle to pay a fine of $20 million to resolve an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into certain public disclosures, securities transactions and aspects of the purchase accounting adjustment related to the October 2008 Longs Drug Stores acquisition the company made during the third and fourth quarters of 2009.

August 2, 2013

CVS Caremark Corporation has reached an agreement in principle to pay a fine of $20 million to resolve an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into certain public disclosures, securities transactions and aspects of the purchase accounting adjustment related to the October 2008 Longs Drug Stores acquisition the company made during the third and fourth quarters of 2009.

July 1, 2013

CVS is adding a feature to its mobile app that allows customers to check for potential drug interactions by comparing over-the-counter medications they buy with existing over-the-counter and prescription medications they already take.

May 6, 2013

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services said that it has named Thomas Gorman regional manager of its Boston and Providence, R.I. offices.

April 18, 2013

Boston-based The Wilder Cos. said that the second phase of the multi-phased strategy to expand, reconfigure and redevelop Garden City Center, in Cranston, R.I., is officially underway.

February 20, 2013

Corner Bakery Café said it plans to open 18 restaurants in the Boston area, joining under-development markets in neighboring Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

February 20, 2013

Corner Bakery Café said it plans to open 18 restaurants in the Boston area, joining under-development markets in neighboring Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

February 11, 2013

CVS Caremark said it has named Brian Tilzer as SVP, chief digital officer for the drugstore chain.

February 11, 2013

CVS Caremark said it has named Brian Tilzer as SVP, chief digital officer for the drugstore chain.

February 6, 2013

CVS Caremark executives expressed optimism Wednesday morning as the company posted record fourth-quarter results and raised its 2013 guidance.

December 14, 2012

CVS/pharmacy and Medicine Chest Pharmacy announced Friday that CVS will acquire 19 Medicine Chest drug stores in Texas during the last weekend of December.

December 13, 2012

CVS Caremark executives expressed optimism going into 2013 and outlined its strategic growth framework during its annual Analyst Day held on Thursday in New York City.

November 6, 2012

CVS Caremark Corp. reported that net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30 jumped 16% to $1.01 billion, compared with $868 million in the year-ago period.

September 21, 2012

dELiA*s is showing off its feminine side. The teen apparel retailer has debuted a new prototype at Providence Place Mall, in Providence, R.I. The 3,674-sq.-ft. store has a stylish, upbeat vibe that reflects its target audience.

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