Consumer Cos Up After Strong Economic Data -- Consumer Roundup

Shares of retailers and other consumer-services companies rose after strong economic data and a deal between drug-store chain CVS and insurer Aetna.

Dollar General is among the fastest expanding retail chains because the deep discounter has focused on an increasingly frugal and under-served rural population, The Wall Street Journal reported.

--Rob Curran,

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

December 04, 2017 16:37 ET (21:37 GMT)