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Rite Aid sends letter to shareholders outlining merger

Rite Aid sends letter to shareholders outlining merger

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. has sent a letter to shareholders in connection with its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos., Inc. The letter answers certain frequently asked questions from investors and outlines key reasons the Rite Aid Board and management team believe the proposed merger is in the best interest of shareholders, and

Rite Aid reports fiscal 2019 first quarter results

Rite Aid reports fiscal 2019 first quarter results

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Ahead of the August 9 shareholders vote on the proposed merger with Albertsons, Rite Aid Corp. reported operating results for its first fiscal quarter ended June 2, 2018. For the first quarter, the company reported net loss from continuing operations of $41.7 million, or $0.04 per share, Adjusted net loss from

Rite Aid pharmacists in Idaho able to prescribe select medications

Rite Aid pharmacists in Idaho able to prescribe select medications

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. announced  that starting Sunday, July 1, Rite Aid pharmacists at all locations in Idaho will be able to prescribe medications to treat select, common conditions, under the Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority Rule Docket 27-0104-1701 promulgated by the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy. The rule, which was approved by the

Rite Aid unveils safe medication disposal program

Rite Aid unveils safe medication disposal program

CAMP HILL, Pa. — In an effort combat drug abuse and misuse, Rite Aid Corp. announced today its plans to install 100 medication disposal units in selected pharmacies over the next year. The units offer individuals a free, safe and convenient way to dispose of expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, helping to reduce

Viactiv launches chocolate digestive health chews

Viactiv launches chocolate digestive health chews

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Adare Pharmaceuticals’ consumer products subsidiary (Activ Nutritional, LLC), has launched new Viactiv Digestive Health Soft Chews, expanding the Viactiv supplement brand into the growing digestive health category. New Viactiv Digestive Health are said to be the only 2-in-1 supplement to combine a probiotic-derived, clinically-studied strain that helps feed good bacteria and fight bad bacteria to

Rite Aid makes opioid disposal solution available

Rite Aid makes opioid disposal solution available

CAMP HILL, Pa .— Rite Aid Corporation  announced today that DisposeRx, a first-of-its-kind opioid disposal solution, is now available at all of Rite Aid’s more than 2,500 pharmacies across the United States. DisposeRx packets contain a biodegradable powder that, when mixed with water in the prescription vial, dissolves drugs, forming a viscous gel which may

Albertsons, Rite Aid unveil merger’s strategies and synergies

Albertsons, Rite Aid unveil merger’s strategies and synergies

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. and Rite Aid Corp. on Tuesday hosted a joint analyst event to discuss the strategic and financial benefits of the proposed merger transaction between the two companies. Announced in late February, the merger will join the nation’s second-largest supermarket operator with its third-largest drug chain. Overall, the company will generate

The talk of the NACDS Annual Meeting

The talk of the NACDS Annual Meeting

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting last month in Palm Beach, Fla., unfolded against a backdrop of rapid-fire change in community pharmacy and the broader retailing and health care sectors. Leaders of many of the nation’s top mass market retailers, including discounters, supermarkets, dollar stores and even online merchants, as well as

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