Wild Oats Makes Corporate Citizen List
Boulder, Colo., Natural and organic foods retailer Wild Oats Markets has been included in the Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine’s annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for 2007, the company announced Thursday.
Wild Oats is ranked No. 59, out of the 1,100 U.S. public companies surveyed by the magazine. This is the fourth year that Wild Oats has made the list, which began in 1999.
Rankings are based on quantitative measures of corporate service.
CVS Delays Shareholder Meeting for Caremark Vote
Woonsocket, R.I., CVS Corp. announced late Tuesday that it would postpone its Feb. 23 shareholder meeting to an as-yet undetermined later date. The decision was made after the announced delay of Caremark Rx’s Feb. 20 shareholder meeting.
The delays are to allow further dissemination of information. “We look forward to completing our merger with Caremark in early March,” said Tom Ryan, chairman, president and CEO of CVS.
Walmex to Open 125 Stores This Year
Mexico City, Wal-Mart de Mexico, also known as Walmex, plans to open 125 new stores and restaurants this year, the company said on Tuesday.
Chairman and CEO Eduardo Solorzano told a conference call with investors that the new openings would include Wal-Mart superstores, Bodega Aurrera and VIPs restaurants.