Whether a freshman or a senior returning for the final year, Rite Aid also carries the essentials needed to get college students situated for a fresh start with products such as sheet sets, lamps and laundry baskets.
Rite Aid Pharmacy & Business News
If Rite Aid needs to shed some stores for antitrust reasons in the wake of a merger with Walgreens-Boots Alliance, many experts expect one well-known drug store to step forward.
"Our relationship with Western Union allows us to offer customers even more value by providing a reliable option when it comes to moving money or facilitating bill payments," stated Tony Sadler, VP store operations Rite Aid.
In recent months, RediClinic has continued to form alliances with local healthcare providers, strengtheningits ability to offer convenient health care to more patients.
The Rite Aid Foundation pledged a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region over the weekend to help the victims, families and communities affected by this month's historic flooding.
Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drug store chains and Health Dialog’s parent company, will offer the personal health portal to eligible associates starting later this summer.
The new 14,000 square foot store, will feature the Rite Aid's highly popular Wellness store format, of which there are currently more than 2,100 of nationwide.
Pharmacy reimbursement for the quarter challenged an otherwise strong Rite Aid first quarter.
Rite Aid acquired the assets of bankrupt HealthSpot for $1.2 million, according to a MedCity News report published Monday. "That price is a bargain compared to the $5.2 million valuation Dublin, Ohio-based HealthSpot placed on its assets and IP when the Columbus, Ohio, bankruptcy court accepted its liquidation plan in March," MedCity reported. "HealthSpot said that $3.5 million of those assets were in the form of 191 telemedicine kiosks, just 54 of which had ever been deployed." (MedCity News)
The Federal Trade Commission is nearing its decision on the proposed merger of Rite Aid by Walgreens Boots Alliance, The New York Post reported late Thursday night, and signs point toward an approval. "The FTC’s biggest concern is the merger will give the combined company too much power when negotiating prices with pharmacy benefit managers," The Post reported. "[But] on Thursday, the chief executive of the No. 1 pharmacy manager, Express Scripts’ Tim Wentworth, said he welcomed the merger." (The New York Post)