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Rite Aid Corp.

Rite Aid names Bulkley CEO of EnvisionRxOptions

Rite Aid names Bulkley CEO of EnvisionRxOptions

CAMP HILL, Pa.— Rite Aid Corp. announced that Ben Bulkley, an established executive with more than 20 years’ experience in health care and technology, has been named chief executive officer of EnvisionRxOptions, a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company and wholly owned subsidiary of Rite Aid. Bulkley will report to Rite Aid CEO John Standley. Bulkley

Rite Aid and GNC extend partnership

Rite Aid and GNC extend partnership

CAMP HILL, Pa.  – Rite Aid Corp. and GNC announced Tuesday an agreement which extends their partnership through 2022. Rite Aid and GNC have had an exclusive partnership in the chain drug channel since December 1998. “Our more than 20-year partnership with GNC has provided Rite Aid with a key point of differentiation in the

Rite Aid, McKesson continue partnership

Rite Aid, McKesson continue partnership

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. and McKesson Corp.  announced an agreement to key terms that will continue the companies’ pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution partnership for an additional 10 years. Under these terms, McKesson will continue providing Rite Aid with sourcing and direct-to-store delivery for brand and generic pharmaceutical products through March 2029. Rite

Rite Aid names Mennen senior VP and CIO

Rite Aid names Mennen senior VP and CIO

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. announced today that Justin Mennen, a seasoned technology and digital leader with more than 20 years of technology leadership experience, has been named Rite Aid’s senior vice president and chief information officer. In this position, Mennen will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s technology and information

Rite Aid, Albertsons agree to terminate merger

Rite Aid, Albertsons agree to terminate merger

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. announced that it has mutually agreed with Albertsons Cos. to terminate their previously announced merger agreement. “While we believed in the merits of the combination with Albertsons, we have heard the views expressed by our stockholders and are committed to moving forward and executing our strategic plan as

Rite Aid, Albertsons announce deadline for election of form of consideration

Rite Aid, Albertsons announce deadline for election of form of consideration

CAMP HILL, Pa. and BOISE, Idaho – Rite Aid Corp. and Albertsons Cos. announced that, in connection with the pending merger between Albertsons and Rite Aid, the election deadline for holders of shares of Rite Aid common stock, former service providers that are holders of Rite Aid restricted stock units and holders of Rite Aid

Rite Aid looks at telehealth kiosks in move with InTouch Health

Rite Aid looks at telehealth kiosks in move with InTouch Health

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.– InTouch Health, a leading enterprise telehealth platform and Rite Aid Corp., have announced that they have signed a letter of intent to explore new ways to connect patients with health care providers and expand access to care. InTouch Health will leverage its InTouch Operating System, which powers telehealth programs at many of

Rite Aid sends letter to shareholders detailing merits of merger

Rite Aid sends letter to shareholders detailing merits of merger

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4, in connection with its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos., has been declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In connection with the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, Rite Aid issued a letter to shareholders detailing the merits of

Fred’s agrees to buy 865 Rite Aid stores

Fred’s agrees to buy 865 Rite Aid stores

NEW YORK — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Rite Aid Corp. have entered into an agreement to sell 865 Rite Aid stores and certain assets related to store operations to Fred’s Inc. for $950 million. The all-cash transaction, announced Tuesday, is subject to Federal Trade Commission approval, as well as the completion of the

WBA names Gourlay, Barra co-COOs

WBA names Gourlay, Barra co-COOs

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Top Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) executives Alex Gourlay and Ornella Barra have been appointed as co-chief operating officers as part of a realignment of the company’s senior management team. WBA said Thursday that the naming of Gourlay and Barra as co-COOs will help streamline the management of its global operations, which have

Rite Aid shows sales gains for June

Rite Aid shows sales gains for June

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. posted a 2.4% same-store sales gain for June. Front-end comparable-store sales increased 0.3% over the prior-year period. Pharmacy same-store sales, which included a negative impact from new generic introductions of about 226 basis points, increased 3.4%. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 0.2%. Total sales for the four-week