June 18, 2015

Rite Aid's latest pharmacy initiative improves patient convenience and medication adherence. 

June 17, 2015

On July 19, Plenti will host the first PlentiTogether LIVE concert featuring Pitbull, Keith Urban and Nick Jonas at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. 

June 16, 2015

At the June 10 Mack Elevation Forum, the group conveyed their current growth strategies including further loyalty innovation. 

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

June 10, 2015

As Walgreens expands its MDLive telehealth platform to three states, a picture of the changing role of retail pharmacy is coming into focus. 

June 4, 2015

Rite Aid on Thursday posted positive comps coming out of its fiscal first quarter. 

May 28, 2015

Rite Aid is looking forward to a robust store growth spate in the coming years, the chairman and CEO John Standley tells analysts. 

May 26, 2015

Over Memorial Day Weekend, the Rite Aid Foundation pledged $1.3 million to a charity dedicated to providing educational scholarships to children of fallen veterans.

May 20, 2015

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

May 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman’s gavel officially traded hands last month, here, at NACDS Annual Meeting, as Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley wrapped up his one-year term, and incoming chairman Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee embarked on his.

May 20, 2015

LED Technologies has teamed up with kathy ireland Worldwide to develop reVive Light Therapy. The products, launched at Walgreens.com and Rite Aid this spring, offer the latest technology in four key areas: anti-aging, uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation, acne and skin healing.

May 20, 2015

The TABS Group is tracking a channel shift in VMS sales from online back to brick-and-mortar. 

May 18, 2015

Rite Aid launches wellness+ with Plenti ad campaign showcasing how consumers can earn more Plenti points by shopping multiple retailers. 

May 15, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's, New Albertson's and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — has named industry veteran Mark Panzer as SVP of pharmacy, health and wellness, overseeing the company's 1,760 pharmacies in 34 states across the country.

May 12, 2015

Rite Aid will rebuild its one Baltimore location destroyed by last month's riots. 

May 7, 2015

With more than $225 billion in pharmacy sales and more than 67,000 stores, the 2015 PoweRx list represents more than 80% of the total retail pharmacy business.

May 7, 2015

Hart of Dixie" star Jaime King was on hand for the Plenti loyalty program introduction celebration.

 

May 7, 2015

John Learish, SVP marketing for Rite Aid, explains Rite Aid's participation in what is a first for the U.S. retail industry: A coalition loyalty card program called Plenti that represents a partnership among several national iconic retail brands

 

May 7, 2015

“You’re going to need a bigger boat,” Steve Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, told attendees of the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program Sunday morning.

May 6, 2015

Rite Aid on Wednesday announced a joint venture with clinic partner MultiCare Health System. 

May 5, 2015

GNC Holdings on Tuesday partnered with Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. 

May 4, 2015

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

April 30, 2015

Pharmacy helps lift Rite Aid same-store sales 3% for month of April.