All posts in Volume 33 / September 2012

Marti Cucinotta

Meet The Team: Marti Cucinotta, Category Manager of Personal Care

A native of Warsaw, Poland, Marti Cucinotta came to America when she was 16 years old, not knowing a word of English. As she has with most obstacles she’s faced …

Flu Art

Rite Aid Gears Up for Bigger, Better Flu Shot Campaign in 2012-13

On the heels of last year’s highly successful flu immunization program, Rite Aid is gearing up for an even bigger campaign during the 2012-13 season. Associates are installing the most …

John at the Carwash

Rite Aid Sets CMN Hospitals Fundraising Record with Help from Supplier Partners

Rite Aid’s 2012 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals campaign shattered all records this year, raising an anticipated $5.35 million in support of 95 children’s hospitals across the country by selling Miracle …

Wellness Store Pharmacy

Wellness Stores: The Next Generation

Rite Aid is continually refining and retooling its Wellness store concept to enhance the customer experience and drive home the message that Rite Aid pharmacies are health and wellness stores. …

Bob Serafin

Meet the Team: Senior Director of Grocery Bob Serafin

Bob Serafin, Rite Aid’s new senior director of grocery, wants to be a sounding board for grocery suppliers. His message is clear: “I encourage our grocery suppliers to share their …

Tony Montini

Q&A with Tony Montini, Executive Vice President of Merchandising

“Speed Wins” has been a catch phrase heard since Tony Montini arrived at Rite Aid in 2010. Tony uses the phrase to emphasize that quick, fact-based decision making is profitable …

Plus up rewards

No Paper Necessary: Load2Card +UP Rewards Coming Soon

Rite Aid’s popular wellness+ customer loyalty program will soon offer a new feature that allows members to load their +UP Rewardsautomatically to their wellness+ card. This option eliminates the need to maintain the paper receipts …

50th anniversary

Plans Underway for Rite Aid’s 50th Anniversary

In 1962, the first Rite Aid store opened its doors to serve customers in Scranton, Pa. In the 50 years since then, Rite Aid’s signature brand of personal service has …

inspiration

Annual Supplier Conference Set to Kick Off Year of “Inspiring Innovation”

The stage is set for Rite Aid’s Annual Supplier Conference, scheduled Sept. 11–12 at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel in Harrisburg, Pa. The theme of this year’s conference is “Inspiring …