All posts in Volume 29 / August 2011

Rite Aid's recent marketing campaign portrayed customers explaining the purchases they made to become gold-level members. Above is an in-store poster.

Taking The Next Step With wellness+

The program is retaining customers and motivating them to spend more. Now Rite Aid looks to use it to attract new customers, especially in the pharmacy. When Rite Aid launched …

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Sign Up For wellness+ Today!

The support of our supplier partners is a big reason why Rite Aid has signed up more than 40 million people for wellness+. From funding +UP Rewards to participating in …

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wellness+ Members Can Track Savings And Points With New Monthly Email Statements

Rite Aid has launched a monthly email statement that shows wellness+ members how much money they are saving and the number of points they have earned by using their rewards …

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Rite Aid Reports 1.9 Percent Same Store Sales Increase For July

Positive sales trends continued in July for Rite Aid as the company announced that same store sales increased 1.9 percent over the prior-year period. July front-end same store sales increased …

Brian Fiala

Rite Aid Announces Executive Management Changes In Human Resources And Operations

Brian Fiala Named Executive Vice President of Human Resources; Bob Thompson Promoted to Executive Vice President of Store Operations; Bill Romine Promoted to Senior Vice President of Western Division. Rite …

Tony Montini

An Interview With EVP of Merchandising Tony Montini

Since joining Rite Aid in February 2010, Tony Montini’s “Speed Wins” philosophy and commitment to fact-driven decisions have led the way for Rite Aid to improve front-end sales results. Rite …

Chelsea Wildman

Meet The Team

In an effort to build even stronger relationships with our supplier partners, we want to take the opportunity in each edition of @Rite Aid to introduce you to a member …

Wellness Ambassador Amanda Morrison, with iPad in hand, beside her work station at her Toms River, N.J. store.

Q&A with Wellness Ambassador Amanda Morrison

From fresh new interiors and additional wellness products to interactive kiosks and expanded clinical pharmacy services, Rite Aid’s new Wellness stores have plenty of bells and whistles to give customers …

Senior Manager of Energy Paige Miller presents Cranston, R.I. associates with the Energy Star. From left, DM Chris Gosnold, Pharmacist Roberta Salois, Store Manager Nicole Coffey, Miller and Asst. Store Manager Chrissy Ciolfi.

Rite Aid Earns Energy Star At Four More Stores

Customers visiting the Rite Aid on Atwood Avenue in Cranston, R.I. may notice a new star in town. An Energy Star plaque earned for the store’s superior energy efficiency is …

President and CEO John Standley gives a piece of cake to Jenn Pollock and her Miracle Child Mitchell during a ceremony in Hershey, Pa. to celebrate Rite Aid raising $50 million for CMNH since 1994.

Rite Aid Exceeds $50 Million Fundraising Milestone For CMN Hospitals

After 17 years of fundraising, Rite Aid has reached a significant milestone by becoming just the sixth Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals sponsor to exceed the $50 million mark. Rite Aid …