All posts in Volume 34 / November 2012

Ted Williams

Q&A: Ted Williams, Vice President of Seasonal, Garden and General Merchandise

The seasonal business is a tremendous opportunity for Rite Aid to engage customers and keep them coming back to see what’s new and exciting. @Rite Aid recently caught up with …

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Supplier Advisory Board Meeting Update

Rite Aid’s category management team and supplier partners gathered in Harrisburg, Pa. on Sept. 13 for the bi-annual Supplier Advisory Board (SAB) meeting. The meeting’s focus on inspiring innovation echoed …

Holiday Excitement

Rite Aid Driving Holiday Excitement

We’re gearing up for the biggest selling season of the year with targeted marketing and merchandising programs focused on driving customer excitement this holiday season. Our store teams filled the …

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Supplier Partners Embrace RA50 Spirit

RA50, Rite Aid’s popular 50th anniversary campaign, is bringing 50 Acts of Wellness to 12 key markets throughout the chain and channeling the additional volunteer support of thousands of associates …

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Rite Aid’s Supplier Partners Aren’t Hiding from the Flu

The lines were long but moved quickly as Rite Aid’s supplier partners signed up for free flu shots at the Annual Supplier Conference held Sept. 11-12 in Harrisburg, Pa. Over …

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Rite Aid’s Paul Harrington, Jen Beatty Take Home Top Category Management Awards

The relationship between our supplier partners and our category management teams is synergistic – working together as partners we achieve much more than we can achieve separately. The successes of …

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Rite Aid Supplier Partners of the Year Set Bar for Success

Each year, we have the honor of recognizing and celebrating the supplier partners whose efforts have had the most impact on our collective business over the year. Our “Supplier Partner …

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Procter & Gamble Team Honored for ‘Innovative Spirit’

Influenced by the theme of this year’s Supplier Conference, the Collaborative Spirit award of past years has evolved into the “Innovative Spirit” award to reflect our focus on promoting and …

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“Inspiring Innovation” Sets Tone for 2012 Supplier Conference

As hundreds of Rite Aid’s supplier partners gathered for the annual supplier conference in Harrisburg, Pa., on Sept. 11-12, the overriding theme “Inspiring Innovation” was a call to action as …

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 …

Ted Williams

Q&A: Ted Williams, Vice President of Seasonal, Garden and General Merchandise

The seasonal business is a tremendous opportunity for Rite Aid to engage customers and keep them coming back to see what’s new and exciting. @Rite Aid recently caught up with …

SAB logo

Supplier Advisory Board Meeting Update

Rite Aid’s category management team and supplier partners gathered in Harrisburg, Pa. on Sept. 13 for the bi-annual Supplier Advisory Board (SAB) meeting. The meeting’s focus on inspiring innovation echoed …

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Rite Aid Driving Holiday Excitement

We’re gearing up for the biggest selling season of the year with targeted marketing and merchandising programs focused on driving customer excitement this holiday season. Our store teams filled the …

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Rite Aid Unveils New “Genuine Wellbeing” Format Store

Lemoyne, Pa., Store Rooted in Innovation, Offers Wide Range of Resources for Customers Seeking Health and Wellness Information and Products Rite Aid supplier partners attending the Annual Supplier Conference in …

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Val Stansfield Honored with Confectionery Leadership Award from National Confectioners Association

2012 Marks Third Time Stansfield Honored by NCA with Previous Wins in 2003 and 1994 Rite Aid Category Manager Val Stansfield recently received the 2012 Confectionery Leadership Award from the …

Caregiver Award

Rite Aid Wins Award For Caregiver Video Series

Ad Age Magazine recently recognized Rite Aid for an online video series aimed at helping the estimated 44 million Americans who provide care to an adult friend or family member. The …

Steve Younge

CMN Presents Rite Aid Associate With Prestigious Award

When Ricki Hackworth arrived at Disney World for the annual Children’s Miracle Network celebration, she had no clue she’d end up on stage with San Francisco 49ers legend Steve Young to receive …

Heart Health

Rite Aid Providing Roadmap To A Healthy Heart

While maintaining a healthy heart can be challenging – cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in the U.S. – Rite Aid is looking to make managing heart …