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Rite Aid sees same-store sales uptick in October

Rite Aid sees same-store sales uptick in October

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Comparable pharmacy results helped offset a same-store sales dip in the front end at Rite Aid Corp. for October. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the four weeks ended Oct. 24, comparable-store sales inched up 1% year over year, reflecting a 0.5% decrease in the front end and a 1.7% gain

Rite Aid comp-store sales inch up in August

Rite Aid comp-store sales inch up in August

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. posted a slight gain in comparable-store sales for August. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the five weeks ended Aug. 29, same-store sales edged up 1.6% year over year. The increase continued the drug chain’s positive trend in comp-store sales for 2015 but was down from gains earlier

Same-store sales edge up in July at Rite Aid

Same-store sales edge up in July at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Comparable pharmacy sales growth more than offset flat front-end results to lift Rite Aid Corp.’s same-store sales for July. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the four weeks ended July 25, comparable-store sales rose 2.4% year over year, matching the comp-store growth posted in June. In the front end, same-store sales

Rite Aid sees comp-store sales edge up in May

Rite Aid sees comp-store sales edge up in May

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Comparable-store sales at Rite Aid Corp. rose in May despite almost flat results in the front end. The drug chain said Thursday that for the five weeks ended May 30, same-store sales gained 2.1% year over year. The company had reported a 3% comp-store sales increase for April. In the front

Shoppers Drug Mart comp-store sales up in 1Q

Shoppers Drug Mart comp-store sales up in 1Q

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO — Shoppers Drug Mart saw same-store sales rise in the fiscal 2015 first quarter, posting year-over-year gains in both the front end and the pharmacy. Parent Loblaw Companies Ltd. said that for the first quarter ended March 28, comparable-store sales at the drug chain climbed 3.1% overall, reflecting increases of 2.7% in the

CVS Health gets 1Q boost from PBM

CVS Health gets 1Q boost from PBM

  WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Citing a strong performance by its pharmacy benefit management business, CVS Health posted a double-digit sales gain for the first quarter, with adjusted earnings topping Wall Street’s projections. CVS said Friday that net sales for the three months ended March 31 totaled $36.33 billion, up 11.1% from $32.69 billion a year earlier. Sales for CVS’ retail pharmacy business

April same-store sales gain at Rite Aid

April same-store sales gain at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. saw comparable-store sales rise in April despite a negative impact from the timing of this year’s Easter holiday. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the four weeks ended April 25, same-store sales grew 3% year over year, continuing the drug chain’s monthly comp-store sales gains in this calendar year. For March,