All posts in Volume 41 / September 2015

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Rite Aid Now Accepts Mobile Payments

Rite Aid customers throughout the country are now experiencing the convenience of making mobile payments at the register in all of the company’s nearly 4,600 stores. Rite Aid began accepting …

Ken Martindale

Ken Martindale Assumes Newly Created Position of CEO of Rite Aid Stores

Rite Aid recently announced that Ken Martindale, previously president and chief operating officer, has been promoted to the newly created position of CEO of Rite Aid stores. Martindale will continue …

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Wellness+ with Plenti Offers Supplier Partners Enhanced Opportunities to Engage Members

Thanks, in part, to the overwhelming support received from Rite Aid supplier partners—almost all of whom have committed to participate—Rite Aid’s revolutionary wellness+ with Plenti loyalty program has gotten off …

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Integrated Marketing Campaign Helps Launch wellness+ with Plenti

In addition to being prominently featured in the Plenti coalition’s nationwide marketing campaign, Rite Aid recently launched an integrated marketing campaign to support its transition to wellness+ with Plenti. The …

Get Your Flu Shot Today

Rite Aid Encourages Customers to ‘Get Your Flu Shot Today’

Rite Aid’s year-round focus on building its flu shot business culminates each year in a multi-month effort to raise additional awareness and protect as many patients from the flu as …

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EnvisionRx Acquisition Begins New Era for Rite Aid’s Pharmacy Business

In a move that will significantly advance Rite Aid’s efforts to grow as a retail healthcare company, Rite Aid completed the acquisition of Envision Pharmaceutical Services (“EnvisionRx”), a leading, full-service …

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Rite Aid RediClinics Now Open in Seattle

After successful launches in the greater Philadelphia and Baltimore/Washington, D.C. areas, Rite Aid RediClinics are now available to customers at select stores in Seattle thanks to a new partnership with …

Watch Now! Health Spot

Rite Aid and HealthSpot Bring Innovative Telemedicine Stations to Select Rite Aid Pharmacies in Ohio

Rite Aid and HealthSpot, a pioneer in patient and provider driven healthcare technology, recently announced the opening of HealthSpot stations inside 25 Rite Aid pharmacies in Ohio. Through the HealthSpot …

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Getting to Know: Rite Aid Category Manager Cathy Furtado

Cathy Furtado is devoted to helping Rite Aid customers stay healthy, happy and beautiful. As category manager for skin care, bath, deodorant, sun care and apparel, she is an enthusiastic …

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‘Retail Evolution’ Focus of Upcoming Rite Aid Annual Supplier Conference

Over a thousand supplier partners will join key members of Rite Aid’s executive and category management teams at Rite Aid’s Annual Supplier Conference to be held September 28-30 at the Hershey …

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Rite Aid Strengthens Community Relationships at NAACP Convention

The Rite Aid shield was seen far and wide throughout the 106th Annual NAACP Convention in Philadelphia as associates built new relationships in the community and showcased convenient healthcare services like …

Watch Now! Rite Aid’s annual Corporate Golf Outing for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals continues to be a growing success. At this year’s 13th annual event, a total of 256 golfers took to the links on two central Pennsylvania golf courses to raise money for Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital (PSHCH). Together, those golfers raised $190,000 that will benefit the families of sick and injured children in the local community, an increase of about $10,000 compared to last year and nearly four times greater than the amount raised in 2012. There were smiles all around at Rite Aid's annual CMNH Corporate Golf Outing. Pictured above are Arnold Wang of Daymon Worldwide and Rite Aid Category Manager Jen Roush at the registration table. The annual golf outing also gave participants a chance to see how much their contributions impact the lives of local families. At a post-outing reception, participants learned the story of CMNH Pennsylvania Champion Ambassador Caden Capitani, a 9-year-old boy who had a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome and continues to receive outpatient care at PSHCH for the numerous medical challenges he faces. During this year’s annual seven-week Miracle Balloon campaign, Rite Aid associates once again showed their deep commitment to their local children’s hospitals by raising more than $4.8 million. And while the balloon campaign has ended, associates continue to raise additional funds for CMN Hospitals through special events such as golf outings, carnivals, bake sales and car washes. To date, these events have already raised an additional $720,000, bringing this year's total to more than $5.5 million and counting! Since becoming a sponsor in 1994, Rite Aid has raised $75 million for CMN Hospitals, including more than $4.2 million for Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital

Rite Aid Supplier Partners Help Raise Big Bucks for Local Children’s Hospital at Corporate Golf Outing

Rite Aid’s annual Corporate Golf Outing for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals continues to be a growing success. At this year’s 13th annual event, a total of 256 golfers took to …

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Folds of Honor Named KidCents Partner, Receives $1.3 Million Donation

Since launching in 2013, The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program has created many special moments for the communities Rite Aid serves. On Memorial Day, the ongoing support provided by Rite …

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Supplier Advisory Board Meets in Las Vegas

Rite Aid’s category management team and Supplier Advisory Board members gathered in Las Vegas, Nev., on March 31 for the bi-annual Supplier Advisory Board (SAB) meeting. Tony Montini, Rite Aid …