All posts in Volume 44 / October 2016

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‘With Us, It’s Personal’ Focus of Rite Aid’s 2016 Supplier Conference

Rite Aid leaders “made it personal” as they discussed the company’s continued transformation into a retail healthcare company at the 2016 Rite Aid Supplier Conference. More than 800 supplier partners …

From left to right: Rite Aid Senior Vice President of Marketing John Learish and Group Vice President of Health and Beauty Bill Bergin; Johnson & Johnson Vice President of Drug Channel Sarah Arthur and Rite Aid Team Lead Scott Steinhauer; Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Distribution Tony Montini, Category Manager Cathy Furtado and CEO of Rite Aid Stores and President of Rite Aid Corp. Ken Martindale

Rite Aid Recognizes Johnson & Johnson’s ‘Innovative Spirit’

The “Innovative Spirit” award reflects Rite Aid’s focus on promoting innovative ideas and recognizing the extraordinary collaborative efforts of the company’s supplier partners and category management teams. Teams considered for …

From left to right: Rite Aid CEO of Rite Aid Stores and President of Rite Aid Corp. Ken Martindale and Senior Vice President of Marketing John Learish; Idea Village Vice President and National Sales Manager Tim LaSecla; Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Distribution Tony Montini; Idea Village Chief Financial Officer Dave Epstein; and Ted Williams, Rite Aid Vice President of Seasonal and General Merchandise

Rite Aid Recognizes 2016 Supplier Partners of the Year for Outstanding Collaboration

Each year, Rite Aid recognizes and honors supplier partners whose efforts have had a significant impact on business during the year. These “Supplier Partner of the Year” awards were announced …

From left to right: CEO of Rite Aid Stores and President of Rite Aid Corp. Ken Martindale, Vice President of General Merchandise and Seasonal Ted Williams, Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Distribution Tony Montini, Category Manager of the Year Derrick Shaffer and Senior Vice President of Marketing John Learish

Rite Aid’s Derrick Shaffer and Clarissa Sullivan Take Home Top Category Management Awards

At its annual Supplier Conference, held in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Rite Aid recognized the outstanding contributions of its Category Management teams and announced the winners of the 2016 Category Manager of …

Rite Aid Optimizes Targeted Digital Marketing Efforts

Rite Aid recently launched a multi-pronged marketing effort that harnesses the power of programmatic digital advertising to drive sales. Focused primarily in two major areas—promoting the company’s value-packed wellness+ with …

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Rite Aid Cuts Ribbon on Spartanburg, South Carolina Distribution Center

June 1 marked the beginning of a new era for the Rite Aid Supply Chain network as the company opened its first new distribution center in 16 years to better …

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DreamShip Hot Air Balloon Begins National Tour

With Lady Liberty and One World Trade Center as a symbolic backdrop of the freedoms America’s military proudly defend, DreamShip—a fully operational hot air balloon—began its year-long journey to raise …

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Rite Aid Focused on Helping Customers Fight the Flu

Now that flu season is here, one of Rite Aid’s most significant health and wellness initiatives is underway as associates are once again encouraging customers to visit the pharmacy counter …