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Rite Aid comp-store sales decline in February

Rite Aid comp-store sales decline in February

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Comparable-store sales continued to edge down at Rite Aid Corp. in February, but the drug chain reported sales gains for its 2016 fiscal year. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the five weeks ended Feb. 27, same-store sales in its retail pharmacy segment dipped 0.8% year over year. That followed comp-store

November sales inch up at Rite Aid

November sales inch up at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. posted a slight gain in comparable-store sales for November. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the five weeks ended Nov. 28, comp-store sales edged up 0.9% year over year, compared with a 1% same-store sales increase for October (covering a four-week period). In November, same-store sales rose 1.2%

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 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

PBM deal costs impact Rite Aid 1Q earnings

PBM deal costs impact Rite Aid 1Q earnings

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. saw sales edge up and earnings decline for its fiscal 2016 first quarter, and the company for the first time gave full-year guidance that includes its pending acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the first quarter ended May 30, net income totaled

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,

Rite Aid sees same-store sales climb in March

Rite Aid sees same-store sales climb in March

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Gains in both the front end and pharmacy lifted same-store sales at Rite Aid Corp. in March. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the four weeks ended March 28, comparable-store sales climbed 4.3% year over year. That was up from a 3.3% comp-store sales increase in February. In the front end,

Rite Aid posts sales gains for February, fiscal year

Rite Aid posts sales gains for February, fiscal year

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. kept up its same-store sales momentum in February and reported increased sales for the fourth quarter and fiscal year, the latter finishing in line with the company’s forecast. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the five weeks ended Feb. 28, comparable-store sales rose 3.3% year over year. The