May 20, 2015

The National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy named Rite Aid's Mike Podgurski honorary president.

May 14, 2015

Mobile payment is growing, and millennials and men may be leading the way. 

 

May 13, 2015

Employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs with financial incentives are associated with higher rates of quitting smoking and sustained abstinence, according to a new study by the CVS Health Research Institute and researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

May 4, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday announced it will transition its existing loyalty program to the new wellness+ with Plenti.

April 23, 2015

Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015. According to a study from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, 72% of more than 1,000 online retailers surveyed anticipate online revenue to increase by 17% in 2015.

April 22, 2015

Building on its strong service reputation and a solid foundation of loyal shoppers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region, Wegmans will continue its slow but steady expansion as it extends its menu of health-and-wellness offerings.

April 22, 2015

When news of Rite Aid’s acquisition of the $5 billion-large PBM EnvisionRx broke on Feb. 11, the company’s shares closed 6.6% higher that day at $8.08. That’s because Wall Street knows a good deal when it sees one, and the acquisition of EnvisionRx is a good deal.

April 10, 2015

Giant Eagle CEO on Wednesday addressed the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance on community building. 

April 9, 2015

Weis Markets is losing one of its longest serving executives after the company announced that the chairman of the board is stepping down.

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

March 30, 2015

The supplement industry criticized the agreement between GNC and the New York Attorney General's office. 

March 26, 2015

The Emerson Group added two OTC veterans from Novartis and Bayer to its executive leadership team. 

March 10, 2015

Rite Aid on Tuesday celebrated its first net-new store since 2010.

 

March 9, 2015

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy created a site to address state-wide addiction problem. 

March 5, 2015

Rite Aid associates and customers are invited to participate in the 2015 Miracle Balloon campaign to benefit children's hospitals.

January 29, 2015

Rite Aid reported a 4.8% increase in same-store sales benefiting in part from a strong flu season to date.

 

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid announced Wednesday that associates in its corporate offices, located throughout the greater Harrisburg area, raised $590,524 during its 2014 fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Capital Region.

January 21, 2015

The Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation has invested $2.4 million in the Conshohocken, Pa.-based start-up.

January 20, 2015

LifeScan on Tuesday introduced the new OneTouch Verio Blood Glucose Monitoring System that helps people with diabetes better understand their results without any extra effort.

January 12, 2015

In a first-of-its-kind randomized clinical trial, researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and collaborators have shown the benefits of a personalized approach to smoking treatment, based on how quickly smokers break down nicotine in their bodies.

January 12, 2015

Tops Friendly Markets, a grocer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, is closing pharmacy departments in 27 of its 162 locations this month and transferring pharmacy prescriptions and inventory to five CVS/Pharmacy and 22 Rite Aid locations near each affected store.

January 6, 2015

Rite Aid named Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP healthcare initiatives, to group VP pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

 

December 18, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter revenues of $6.7 billion, an increase of 5.3%, driven primarily by same-store sales, the drug store retailer said.

December 4, 2014

Rite Aid's positive pharmacy results helped fuel a pre-market surge of 2.4% to $5.59 in premarket trading.