Rite Aid Pharmacy & Business News

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RediClinic donates $40K to YMCAs

RediClinic on Tuesday announced that it will donate $40,000 to eight YMCAs in the greater Baltimore/Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Seattle areas.

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Seasoned Target vet joins Rite Aid as EVP operations

Rite Aid in late June announced that Bryan Everett will join the company as EVP of store operations, effective Aug. 3. Everett will be responsible for all operations at the company’s nearly 4,600 chainwide stores and will report to Rite Aid’s president and COO Ken Martindale.

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Positioned for growth

Rite Aid is expecting its EnvisionRx acquisition to increase the company’s annual revenues by as much as 17.7%, from $26.5 billion in fiscal 2015 to a projected range of between $30.7 billion and $31.2 billion.

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Applauding employee efforts

Rite Aid recently deployed an internal social media app called Applause that gives the entire team an easy way to quickly praise their colleagues. “Recognition and celebration is an important part of our culture,” Bob Thompson, EVP of operations at Rite Aid, told DSN.