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CVS Caremark Corp., the largest provider of prescription drugs in the U.S., posted fourth- quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as pharmacy sales rose on new medicines and new customers. more
Target Corp., the second-largest U.S. discount retailer, cut its U.S. unit’s fourth-quarter forecast and said the recent security breach affected more people and more information than previously thought. more
American consumers in 2013 were more upbeat than at any time in the previous six years as views on the economy, finances and the buying climate improved. more
With only 11 vendor booths available in the Rhode Island Building at the Big E in West Springfield, Mass., it took one store owner years to get a spot, but he’s capitalizing on it now. more
United Natural Foods Inc.’s net income rose to $27.8 million, or 56 cents per diluted share, during the first quarter of its fiscal 2014 year, a 28.9 percent increase over the $21.5 million, or 43 cents per diluted share, reported for the same period last year. more
Alex and Ani LLC’s lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging that eight defendants conspired to secure discounted Alex and Ani jewelry on behalf of retail distributors, and then later fraudulently resold the jewelry to BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., has been allowed to proceed. more
(Updated, 4:45 p.m.) CVS Caremark Corp. halted sales of tobacco products almost a month ahead of schedule, started a smoking-cessation campaign, and changed its name to position itself as an advocate of better health. more
Staples Inc., the largest U.S. office-supplies chain, will close as many as 12 percent of its North American stores and cut as much as $500 million in costs as online competition continues to hurt sales. The shares fell. more
The Sam’s Club membership-only warehouse retail store at 25 Pace Blvd. reopened its doors Thursday after an 8 a.m. ceremony celebrating the creation of 167 new full- and part-time jobs at the location. more
Charles Perkowski wants other New Englanders to be as excited about paper as he is. Vice president of Central Paper Co. Inc., a regional paper distributor that’s been in his family for more than 60 years, Perkowski grew up around reams of white copy paper, boxes of envelopes and all imaginable types of stationary. more
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