September 30, 2016

Rite Aid and Kinney Drugs are helping to fund a project at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences that will transform unoccupied space into high-tech, “active learning” classrooms.

September 29, 2016

Nonprofit Folds of Honor kicked off a yearlong tour of its DreamShip hot air balloon at an event with Rite Aid executives and associates, Folds of Honor scholarship recipients, sponsors and New Jersey lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno.

September 28, 2016

Private equity firms are passing on the chance to purchase 650 Walgreens stores, The New York Post reported Tuesday evening. “My sense is this is a pretty tough asset to sell,” a source close to private equity firms told The Post. “Even though Walgreens is offering to help [a buyer] build the corporate infrastructure on an arm’s-length basis.” CVS would like to buy some of the Walgreens stores in areas in which they do not compete, The Post report added. (The New York Post)

September 27, 2016

To date, Rite Aid has trained more than 10,000 pharmacists on naloxone dispensing across 17 states.

September 22, 2016

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, matching the average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of 3 cents per share.

September 15, 2016

Rx90, now available for EnvisionRx clients, gives patients the option to fill 90-day prescriptions at any of the nearly 8,200 Walgreens pharmacies nationwide.

September 12, 2016

From now through Oct. 14, Rite Aid associates will recognize students receiving the scholarships during special in-store celebration events.

September 8, 2016

Walgreens continues to believe that the acquisition will close in the second half of calendar 2016, the company added.

September 7, 2016

The use of homeopathic medicines as part of a self-care solution to treat such ailments as the common cold or back pain is becoming more commonplace through conventional channels, with sales generating $392.9 million, up 3.3%, as compared to $58.1 million on 0.9% growth in natural channels for the 52 weeks ended July 10.

August 29, 2016

Rite Aid is committed to making naloxone more accessible in the communities it serves. To date, the company has trained more than 10,000 pharmacists on naloxone dispensing.

August 26, 2016

Rite Aid has 61 stores in Louisiana, including 11 in the greater Baton Rouge Area, and employs nearly 1,00 associates across the state. 

August 23, 2016

The joint venture will see 10 Hackensack Merdian Health RediClinics open at Rite Aid locations in Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean counties, the first of which will open later this year.

August 17, 2016

The new Rx90 program leverages tailored communications, plan design and clinical support to improve patient outcomes and lower benefit costs for employers.

August 16, 2016

Rite Aid operates 61 stores in Louisiana, including 11 in the greater Baton Rouge area. The company employs nearly 1,000 associates across the state.

August 16, 2016

To better understand personal immunization needs, customers can visit Rite Aid's Vaccine Central at www.riteaid.com/vaccinecentral.

August 11, 2016

Unlike existing registration systems that place patients in a queue, RediClinic customers can make a same- or next-day appointment for a specific time at a chosen location.

August 4, 2016

Heath Dialog and RediClinic's new CFO has nearly two decades of experience as a financial executive, most notably at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was chief auditor.

August 3, 2016

John Standley brings extensive retail experience not only from his current role as the chairman and CEO of Rite Aid, but also from his many years in other senior leadership positions, CarMax noted.

August 3, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy spending, telehealth, generics and technology, in this multi-page report.

August 2, 2016

As millennials have cemented themselves as the largest generation by population at 75.4 million, outnumbering baby boomers for the first time, the retail industry has been inundated with insights about their shopping habits.

July 26, 2016

Independent chain Benzer Pharmacy has opened three new stores through its franchise model.

July 26, 2016

Whether a freshman or a senior returning for the final year, Rite Aid also carries the essentials needed to get college students situated for a fresh start with products such as sheet sets, lamps and laundry baskets.

July 21, 2016

The donation will support program operations as it works towards helping its students stay on the right path through mentorship and academics.

July 18, 2016

Amgen, Cardinal Health, Rite Aid and Walmart helped support American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists this past weekend.