October 20, 2015

See photos from the grand reopening of Rite Aid’s store at 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Baltimore. 

October 16, 2015

Move over metrosexuals and lumbersexuals. The new guy in town is a spornosexual. He’s buff, isn’t afraid to admit to using moisturizers and has the confidence to make his own decisions about facial hair. He might grow out a beard during No-Shave November and go sleek the next month.

October 16, 2015

For Rite Aid’s pharmacist Femi Afilaka, pharmacy is about “going above and beyond.” Afilaka is a pharmacist in a Newark, Del.-based Rite Aid store and has been with the company since March 2003. In that time he has developed a reputation for his devotion to patient care, for delivering that extra touch of customer service and for truly embracing the “fast and friendly” company initiative.

October 15, 2015

With Rite Aid's Medicare Advisor tool, customers can compare the estimated annual costs of various plans, including monthly premiums, brand and generic co-pays and drugs covered. 

October 13, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

October 12, 2015

DON’T be this pharmacist. Be more like the ones Drug Store News profiles in this special section, compiled in honor of National Pharmacist Month in October.

October 7, 2015

Last month, the Rite Aid Foundation announced its donation of $1.3 million to Folds of Honor through its KidCents program and earlier this week, Rite Aid posted the video of that event’s press conference to its YouTube channel.

October 1, 2015

The contest is aimed at recognizing Rite Aid pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy managers, pharmacy cashiers and Wellness Ambassadors, for their commitment to providing excellent customer service.

October 1, 2015

Total drug store sales for the 30-week period increased 2.3% with sales of $15.3 billion. 

September 22, 2015

The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists. 

September 17, 2015

In Q2, Rite Aid completed its EnvisionRx acquisition and continued its move toward becoming a retail healthcare company, chairman and CEO John Standley said when announcing the company's quarterly earnings.

September 17, 2015

Perry Drug founder Jack Robinson was also a past chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. 

September 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

September 9, 2015

Since it began in 2007, Folds of Honor has raised more than $70 million and awarded nearly 8,000 scholarships to the family members of fallen or disabled veterans.

September 3, 2015

Prescription counts decreased a little and pharmacy same-store sales were up in August, according to numbers reported by Rite Aid Thursday. 

August 22, 2015

Rite Aid is paying $5.7 million for the pharmacy records at 12 A&P stores and up to $2.3 million for the inventory at those stores.

August 21, 2015

According to a report from Tractica, the global market for the telehealth and home health technology is set to expand to $13.7 billion by 2020 from $3.4 billion in 2014.

August 20, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

August 20, 2015

“Average telehealth costs are $40 to $50 compared to $136 to $176 for a related in-person visit, while the most common diagnoses made during telehealth visits are sinusitis, cold, flu, pertussis and urinary tract infections,” according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation April 2015 report, “Building a culture of health: The value proposition.”

August 20, 2015

Original online fitness challenge series incentivizes, rewards community pharmacists for setting good health and wellness examples for patients.

August 12, 2015

Rite Aid carries the standard trivalent flu vaccine, which offers protection against three strains of the flu, and a quadrivalent flu vaccine that offers protection against four strains of the virus.

August 11, 2015

Rite Aid enables consumers at the checkout to use a number of mobile payment options, including Apple Pay and Google’s forthcoming Android Pay.

August 6, 2015

FSI advertising expenditures are up 2% across pharmacy retailers and up 7% among grocers.