Rite Aid regains NYSE compliance
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid has regained compliance with the New York Stock Exchange’s share price-listing requirements, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.
The 4,700-store chain regained compliance after its closing share price and average closing share price for the 30 days ended Monday were both above $1.
Companies that trade on the exchange are threatened with delisting if the average closing price of their shares falls below $1 over a consecutive 30-day trading period.
Ralphs announces charitable campaign to benefit children’s hospitals
LOS ANGELES — A Kroger banner based in Los Angeles has kicked off a charitable campaign to benefit children’s hospitals based in Southern California.
Ralphs on Monday said it is raising funds through its nonprofit, The Ralphs Fund, by asking customers and associates to donate their spare change in collection canisters located at Ralphs checkout stands.
Southern California children’s hospitals that will benefit from the charitable fundraising drive include:
Children’s Hospital of Orange County;
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles;
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital;
Mattel Children’s Hospital (UCLA);
Miller Children’s Hospital (Long Beach); and
Rady Children’s Hospital (San Diego).
Since 2005, Ralphs, its associates and customers have given more than $1 million to children’s hospitals in Southern California. This year, Ralphs has set a goal of raising $170,000 for children’s hospitals.
‘Black Swan’ dances to Blu-ray, DVD
LOS ANGELES — The critically acclaimed film that captivated and horrified moviegoers this year is coming to Blu-ray and DVD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Starring Natalie Portman in her Academy Award-winning role, "Black Swan" will debut on Blu-ray and DVD March 29. Both formats contain the "Metamorphosis: A Three-Part Series," a feature containing behind-the-scenes looks at the filmmaking process and interviews with the cast and director Darren Aronofsky. The "Black Swan" Blu-ray includes an inside look at the film’s costume and production design, as well as cast profiles and special interviews from Portman and Aronofsky.
"Black Swan" follows the twisted tale of Nina (Portman), a ballerina striving to become the star of the New York City Ballet’s production of "Swan Lake." But a new dancer, Lily (Mila Kunis), also impresses the director and becomes Nina’s competition. Nina soon gets in touch with her reckless side, a part of her persona that threatens to destroy her.