SMITHFIELD, R.I. FGX International last month was awarded Rite Aid’s Supplier of the Year Award at that chain’s annual trade show and managers meeting held in Baltimore. FGX International supplies Foster Grant Sunglasses, Magnivision Reading Glasses and jewelry to Rite Aid.
“We can all take tremendous pride in the receipt of this award,” stated Alec Taylor, FGX chief executive officer. “As with all of our successes, it was a team effort. We have always valued our relationship with Rite Aid and look forward to many more years of success with them.”
“FGX International … has faithfully supported all Rite Aid’s efforts and plans over the years," Rite Aid stated during the award ceremony. “Their commitment to excellence is evident in their account management, category and brand analysis, on-time and complete delivery performance, and an average 97 percent [direct-store delivery] service level.”