Tractor Supply Acquiring Orscheln Farm And Home

In a move that will boost its position in the Midwest, Tractor Supply Co. has entered into an agreement to acquire Orscheln Farm and Home in an all-cash transaction valued at $297 million, net of acquired estimated future tax benefits of $23 million.

Dollar General Adding Distribution Facilities

Dollar General plans to add a traditional distribution center in Walton, KY, and three DG Fresh cold storage facilities in Bowling Green, KY, Ardmore, OK and West Sacramento, CA.

Kroger, Walgreens Expand Retail Concept Partnership

Kroger and Walgreens recently expanded on the exploratory pilot concept the two retailers announced in October, in which the companies began testing a concept combining Kroger’s grocery expertise with Walgreens’ mix of pharmacy, health and beauty.