September 20, 2011

Rite Aid announced Tuesday that its charitable arm has donated funds and filtration masks to the American Red Cross to benefit ongoing relief and recovery efforts in communities across south central Pennsylvania that were affected by Tropical Storm Lee.

September 15, 2011

Rite Aid is teaming up with OptumHealth to become the first to provide "virtual clinics" in a retail pharmacy setting.

September 14, 2011

Customers with diabetes at Rite Aid locations in New York and Washington will have access to patient education and support from trained pharmacists to help them better control their disease, the retail pharmacy chain said.

September 7, 2011

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

September 1, 2011

Same-store sales at Rite Aid increased by 2.5% for the month of August compared with August 2010, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

August 26, 2011

With Hurricane Irene barreling up the East Coast and expected to make landfall in the Northeast this weekend, Rite Aid is stocking extra emergency supplies in its stores in affected regions, the retail pharmacy chain said.

August 26, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week announced the completion of an extensive remodel of its Camp Hill, Pa., store.

August 22, 2011

Flu shots are available at every Rite Aid store around the country, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

August 8, 2011

Rite Aid has appointed Susan Henderson as SVP and chief communications officer to replace Karen Rugen, who retired last month, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

August 2, 2011

Rite Aid is putting an emphasis on oral health with a new campaign that will run through Sept. 27.

July 28, 2011

Rite Aid’s same-store sales increased by 1.9% in July, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

July 25, 2011


When Rite Aid chairman Mary Sammons accepted the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz., in May, it was the culmination of a career that had seen Rite Aid emerge from a period of darkness that had lasted more than a decade.


July 14, 2011

Rite Aid is launching new flavors of its private label Thrifty Ice Cream in California stores, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

July 7, 2011

Rite Aid announced Thursday changes to its human resources and operations departments.

June 30, 2011

Same-store sales at Rite Aid increased by 1.8% in June, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

June 23, 2011

Sales may have been flat overall, but a closer look revealed there was a lot to be positive about in Rite Aid’s fiscal first quarter 2012 earnings, as the company managed significant expense improvement and stronger same-store sales growth. Bottom line: Rite Aid narrowed its losses considerably, and that ain’t all expense control.

June 6, 2011

Rite Aid is partnering with the Skin Cancer Foundation to launch a healthy skin care campaign for the summer, the retail pharmacy chain announced Monday.

May 23, 2011

Rite Aid has appointed David Kelly as group VP construction, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

May 23, 2011

Rite Aid has raised more than $50 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since becoming a sponsor in 1994, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

May 12, 2011

A partner with a private equity firm that purchased preferred stock from Rite Aid in 1999 has joined the retail pharmacy chain’s board.

May 2, 2011

The philanthropic arm of retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid is donating $100,000 in money and supplies to victims of tornadoes in Alabama and Tennessee, the company said Friday.

April 27, 2011

Rite Aid’s same-store sales for April increased by 0.5%, compared with April 2010, the pharmacy retailer said Wednesday.

April 25, 2011

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark has named Helena Foulkes EVP and chief healthcare strategy and marketing officer. In the newly created role, Foulkes will bring together the company’s capabilities in enterprise branding, communications, community relations, charitable giving, healthcare-reform strategy, government relations and marketing into one integrated organization in an effort to deliver even better business results and stronger partnerships.


 

April 21, 2011

Rite Aid is selling whooping cough vaccines to parents in California at a reduced price, the retailer said Thursday.