All posts in Volume 25 / August 2010

Oral Care 2010

Brush Up On Oral Health At Rite Aid

Rite Aid’s annual Oral Health Education Campaign, which runs through Sept. 25, is giving customers plenty to smile about by offering a free 12-page Oral Health Guide and gift cards for …

One More Item Water

One More Item Campaign Enters Home Stretch

July 4 marked the beginning of the One More Item campaign’s final contest period that will end with one lucky store team dividing $20,000 among front-end and pharmacy associates, its …

Energy Star

Rite Aid In Harrisburg, Pa. Becomes First Energy Star Certified Drugstore In The U.S.

Store #4284 in Harrisburg, Pa. has become the first Energy Star certified drugstore in the U.S. after Rite Aid upgraded lighting, air conditioning and the energy management system to make the store 25 …

Simplify Water

New Rite Aid Brand Items Scoring Big With Customers

It’s official. The Tugaboos baby care and Simplify price fighter items released in March have been a hit with Rite Aid customers. Sales of Tugaboos diapers, overnights and training pants …

Cleveland Marathon

Cleveland Marathon Participation Soaring Since Rite Aid’s Sponsorship Began

The Cleveland Marathon sold out for the first time in the event’s 33-year history, continuing a trend of increased participation since Rite Aid became its title sponsor in 2003. Participation …

Online chat

Pharmacist Advice Just A Few Clicks Away For wellness+ Members

Online Pharmacist Chats Now Available Through Rite Aid Website Have you ever missed a daily dose of medication and wondered what to do about it? Since the wellness+ Rewards Program launched in …

Plus Ups

+Up Rewards Offering Even More Value To wellness+ Members

Rite Aid is providing even more value to members of its wellness+ Rewards Program with +Up Rewards, which give wellness+ members discounts on future front-end purchases when they buy participating products. For example, customers …

Mary Presidents Award

Sammons Receives Rite Aid President’s Award

At a surprise June 15th ceremony to honor her for her 10-1/2 years as Rite Aid President and then CEO, Mary Sammons received the very award she created in 2000: The President’s …

Rite Aid Releases First Quarter Financial Results

Rite Aid continued to operate more efficiently and reduce expenses in the first quarter of fiscal 2011, which more than offset sales and margin declines and led the company to …

Martin

Rite Aid Promotes Ken Martindale To COO

Rite Aid recently promoted Ken Martindale, formerly the company’s Senior Executive Vice President of Merchandising, Marketing and Logistics, to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Martindale assumes the position from John …