July 31, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday posted July sales of $2 billion for the four weeks ended July 26, representing growth of 4.1%.

 

July 3, 2014

Rite Aid realized a 3.9% same-store sales increase for the four weeks ended June 28, the company reported Thursday. 

June 5, 2014

Rite Aid announced on Thursday a 3.5% boost in same-store sales for May, provided preliminary estimated financial results for the quarter ended May 31 and updated its outlook for 2015 fiscal year.

May 1, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday posted $2 billion for the four weeks ended April 26, 2014, representing a lift of 4.9%. Same-store sales increased 5% over the prior-year period.

April 10, 2014

In the wake of acquiring Houston-based RediClinic, Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.6 billion for the fourth quarter ended March 1, resulting from a 2.2% lift primarily attributed to an increase in pharmacy same-store sales.

June 24, 2013

Fresh off its third consecutive profitable quarter, Rite Aid has appointed Ken Martindale as president and COO, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

April 29, 2013

Supervalu has appointed Rite Aid president, chairman and CEO John Standley to its board of directors, the supermarket operator said. The company also announced the appointment of Cerberus Capital Management COO and general counsel Mark Neporent.

March 13, 2013

Grocer A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy in March 2012, announced on Tuesday that it is under contract for the sale of its real estate interests in a few non-core store locations.

November 30, 2012

By the time it had unveiled the latest evolution of its hot, new Wellness store concept this fall in Lemoyne, Pa., Rite Aid was coming off seven consecutive quarters of Adjusted EBITDA and same-store prescription count growth — the strongest growth period for the company in several years.

September 12, 2012

Grocery A&P — which operates 320 stores, including The Food Emporium brand — has confirmed that it is looking to sell The Food Emporium business.

July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

June 19, 2012

Grocer A&P has inked an exclusive partnership with BrightFarms, becoming the only retailer of BrightFarms’ Brooklyn-grown produce from the world’s largest rooftop farm.

May 29, 2012

Rite Aid has appointed president and CEO John Standley as chairman, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

May 9, 2012

Grocer A&P has announced the launch of an integrated marketing campaign that features president and CEO Sam Martin as its primary spokesman.

December 1, 2011

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 1.9% in November, compared with the year-ago period, the company said Thursday.

August 26, 2011

Grocer A&P officially opened on Friday its new Superfresh store, featuring a full-service pharmacy and expanded international offerings, in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood.

July 25, 2011


With its latest string of initiatives designed to bring it out of a slump that lasted more than a decade, Rite Aid is aiming for “wellness” to do for it what the lower-case “i” did for Apple.


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 25, 2011

If the rumors that surfaced last week about Walmart eyeing Rite Aid for a possible buyout turn out to be true, it would be one of the biggest stories of the year: Walmart would acquire the country’s third-largest drug store chain and more than double its U.S. store count.

July 19, 2011

Grocer A&P announced on Monday the launch of a new program, Live Better Baby Club, which is designed to help customers save on their baby-related purchases.

July 6, 2011

Grocer A&P has announced the launch of a new Preferred Pet Club program in collaboration with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, offering exclusive discounts to pet owners across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut.

June 3, 2011

A&P will kick off on June 4 the first in a summer-long series of "Salute to Local Heroes" events in all Waldbaum's and Pathmark stores.

May 24, 2011

Grocer A&P has announced the launch of a brand-new line of Angus beef in its stores.

May 23, 2011

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