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Retail Forecast 2020: Chain Drug Execs Look Ahead

Retail Forecast 2020: Chain Drug Execs Look Ahead

DIR fees are again top of mind for pharmacy operators beginning another year without relief from these “phantom” expenses. At the same time hope springs eternal for retailers looking to broaden affordable and accessible health care offerings when such services from more traditional providers can be out of financial reach for many people. Chains also

Rite Aid Q3 results beat expectations

Rite Aid Q3 results beat expectations

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. Thursday reported better-than-expected third quarter sales and earnings. The company also narrowed its fiscal 2020 earnings forecast while maintaining its revenue guidance. The results lifted the retailer’s shares more than 20% to over $10. For the quarter ended November 30, adjusted net income was $29.1 million, or 54 cents

EnvisionRxOptions names Robson president

EnvisionRxOptions names Robson president

CAMP HILL, Pa. – EnvisionRxOptions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rite Aid and a leading pharmacy services and benefits company, announced Monday the appointment of Dan Robson as the company’s president. Robson will lead all aspects of EnvisionRxOptions operations. Most recently, Robson served as president of EnvisionRxOptions’ subsidiary, MedTrakRx. “Dan is a proven health care leader

Rite Aid kicks off annual Pharmacy Champions program

Rite Aid kicks off annual Pharmacy Champions program

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid announced Tuesday the kick-off of the company’s annual Pharmacy Champions program, held throughout October during American Pharmacists Month. Pharmacy Champions was created to celebrate the outstanding service provided by Rite Aid’s pharmacy team throughout the year. Rite Aid customers have the opportunity to recognize any pharmacist, pharmacy technician or

Piping Rock honored by Rite Aid as VMHS Supplier of the Year

Piping Rock honored by Rite Aid as VMHS Supplier of the Year

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — Piping Rock Health Products has been named Supplier Partner of the Year by Rite Aid in recognition of its contribution to the VMHS category. “We are thrilled to be honored by Rite Aid with this award,” said Piping Rock vice president of customer development and strategic planning Rich Scoza. “At Piping Rock,

California Rite Aids offer free scoop of Thrifty Ice Cream with flu shot

California Rite Aids offer free scoop of Thrifty Ice Cream with flu shot

CAMP HILL, Pa. — For the second year in a row, Rite Aid is offering a sweet incentive for customers receiving annual flu shots. Anyone who visits one of 600 participating pharmacies in California will receive one free scoop of Thrifty Ice Cream when they get their seasonal flu shot. Customers who get immunized against

J.D. Power releases 2019 U.S. pharmacy study

J.D. Power releases 2019 U.S. pharmacy study

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Despite the looming threat of disruption at the hands of e-commerce, the U.S. pharmacy industry continues to enjoy superior levels of customer satisfaction in both the brick-and-mortar and mail order segments, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Tuesday. Study Rankings Good Neighbor Pharmacy ranks highest overall among brick-and-mortar

CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart severed from main opioid trial

CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart severed from main opioid trial

CLEVELAND — The federal  judge overseeing the landmark opioid suit Thursday severed CVS Health entities, Rite Aid and Walmart from the main bellwether trial scheduled for October. Judge Dan Aaron Polster of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted the order to simplify the trial and make it more manageable.

Rite Aid unveils new Rite Aid Photo website

Rite Aid unveils new Rite Aid Photo website

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid  announced Tuesday the launch of Rite Aid Photo, a new one-stop shop photo website designed to provide customers with a seamless shopping experience for all of their photographic needs. The site will enable customers to create photo books, calendars, stationary, greeting cards, canvases and wall décor and of course

Rite Aid launches RediClinic Express

Rite Aid launches RediClinic Express

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Corporation has announced the launch of RediClinic Express, in partnership with InTouch Health, a leading telehealth company that offers health care providers solutions to efficiently deliver virtual care. Rite Aid will leverage InTouch Health’s virtual care software platform, Solo by InTouch, to power the virtual health program to

Rite Aid partners with Google Maps

Rite Aid partners with Google Maps

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid and The Rite Aid Foundation announced Monday that over 550 medication disposal units across the nation are now searchable on Google Maps, making it even easier for people to safely dispose of unneeded or unwanted medications. “We are constantly looking for additional ways to help combat prescription drug abuse

Rite Aid expands availability of Thrifty Ice Cream to the Northeast

Rite Aid expands availability of Thrifty Ice Cream to the Northeast

 CAMP HILL, Pa. — Enjoyed by generations of Californians, Rite Aid has expanded the availability of its iconic, award-winning Thrifty Ice Cream brand in a test with select stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, in 48-ounce containers and in up to eight flavors: Butter Pecan: rich, buttery flavored ice cream and bits

Rite Aid releases inaugural CSR report

Rite Aid releases inaugural CSR report

CAMP HILL, Pa. — With a continuous commitment to the promotion and execution of socially responsible company management, Rite Aid has released its inaugural corporate social responsibility report. The report highlights the company’s latest accomplishments with respect to the economic, environmental and social issues related to our business. The framework for the report was based

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