July 30, 2014

ECRM announced winners of the ECRM Health Care Vendor awards, which includes a first-of-its-kind first-aid pod.

July 30, 2014

Rite Aid on Wednesday announced it has added several electronics to help parents and their children get charged up for the new school year.

 

July 10, 2014

The same weather factors that are boosting allergy sales as the allergy season is extended may be having a substantial impact on the sales of anti-itch ointments, up 10% to $528.2 million across U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended April 20, according to IRI, and insect bite treatments, which totaled $13.6 million and were up 19.4% over the same period.

July 8, 2014

Rite Aid and Heritage Provider Network last month announced a new agreement to bring the Rite Aid Health Alliance program to HPN's chronic and polychronic patients in Southern California.

April 11, 2014

Spring 2014 will be marked as a watershed moment for Rite Aid — it's the season Rite Aid officially transitioned from an operation on the turnaround to a renewed and recharged entity positioned for future growth.

"Fiscal 2014 was far more than just another great year for Rite Aid," John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, shared with analysts Thursday morning. "Because of our continued positive momentum, we are now in a position to evolve our strategy from one that focuses on turning our company around to one that emphasizes growth. Because of the rapid change taking place throughout the healthcare industry, we believe there is enormous opportunity to meet evolving marketplace needs, better serve our customers and demonstrate our value to the healthcare system. In many ways, we feel as though we're beginning a new chapter here at Rite Aid as we look to further expand our healthcare offerings and strengthen the many wellness offerings that have driven our recent success."

April 7, 2014

With its 2014 Miracle Balloon campaign now underway in stores nationwide, Rite Aid begins its 20th year of partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the company announced Monday.

March 24, 2014

Rite Aid announced Monday that through its year-long fundraising efforts, the company raised $6.8 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2013, a record-breaking amount in the drug store chain's 19 years of support for the charity.

November 8, 2013

One year after DSN’s groundbreaking ‘Gets Well’ issue, Rite Aid keeps growing profits and cred with shoppers and Wall St.

June 11, 2013

The topical healthcare brands of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, including Band-Aid brand adhesive bandages and Neosporin products, on Tuesday celebrated the 125th anniversary of the first aid kit.

March 20, 2013

Rite Aid raised $5.9 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 2012, the retail pharmacy chain said.

February 21, 2013

New Jersey first lady and chairwoman of the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund Mary Pat Christie will visit a Point Pleasant, N.J., Rite Aid store on Friday at 11:30 a.m. with Rite Aid executives to receive money for the fund, Rite Aid said Thursday.

December 28, 2012

Rite Aid last week posted a third quarter profit of $61.9 million, marking the first time Rite Aid has been back in the quarterly black since June 2007. The quarterly report beat analyst expectations as the generic wave and retention of Express Scripts customers helped drive better-than-expected adjusted EBIDTA.

It's certainly a timely Christmas gift that Rite Aid delivered to those shareholders who believed in the Pennsylvania pharmacy operation when it's stock hovered around $1 per share; in the week following the third quarter conference call Rite Aid's stock price was up some 40%.

December 27, 2012

The Rite Aid Foundation has announced that it is making a donation of food items valued at $15,000 to the 1199SEIU Child Care Corp.

November 6, 2012

Spectrum Brands Holdings on Tuesday announced that the hearing aid battery unit of its Rayovac global battery division has received top honors in two categories of the 2012 In Business Sustainability Awards program.

March 5, 2012

In the wake of tornadoes that hit communities in Kentucky on Friday, retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid has donated to a local Red Cross chapter to assist victims.

February 28, 2012

Rite Aid is teaming up with a new technology vendor for dispensing drugs under a special federal discount program, the company said Tuesday.

September 7, 2011

Rite Aid's philanthropic arm is donating $50,000 to Hurricane Irene relief efforts, Rite Aid said Wednesday.

February 22, 2011

Rite Aid has expanded its free prescription delivery service to more than 400 stores in the New York metropolitan area, the retail pharmacy chain announced Monday.

September 22, 2010

There may be a silver lining within Rite Aid's second-quarter results that were released Thursday,...

September 12, 2010

Rite Aid’s road back to black still is long and pocked with challenges, but it’s...

September 7, 2010

Rite Aid and Just Between Friends on Wednesday launched "Rite Aid Prescriptions for Education," a...

August 8, 2010

Rite Aid on Monday announced a pair of initiatives concerning the company’s credit facilities....

June 21, 2010

The Rite Aid Foundation on Tuesday announced it awarded a $4,000 grant to Family Support...

May 11, 2010

The Rite Aid Foundation is donating water, food, cleaning and first aid supplies to the...