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Rite Aid asset sale

More Rite Aid stores transferred to Walgreens

More Rite Aid stores transferred to Walgreens

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. is winding down its asset sale to Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) with the ownership transfer of 537 more stores. Rite Aid said Tuesday that as of March 2, it has transferred 1,651 stores and related assets to WBA for cash proceeds of $3.6 billion. The process has progressed

Rite Aid transfers more stores to WBA

Rite Aid transfers more stores to WBA

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has transferred ownership of nearly a third of the stores sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) under a $4.375 billion deal announced in September. Rite Aid said late Monday that WBA has taken ownership of 625 stores and related assets thus far, for which it has paid Rite Aid

WBA to shut 600 stores in retail network overhaul

WBA to shut 600 stores in retail network overhaul

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) plans to close 600 stores starting next year as it rationalizes its U.S. drug store base following the $4.375 billion purchase of 1,932 Rite Aid stores. In reporting its fiscal 2017 fourth-quarter and annual results on Wednesday, WBA said it expects to finalize the Rite Aid store acquisition