All posts in Volume 45 / May 2017

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Rite Aid Throws ‘Big Birthday Blowout’ as Plenti Turns 2

Rite Aid customers can break out their party hats and save big bucks as Rite Aid throws a month-long birthday bash for wellness+ with Plenti, which turned two years old …

From left to right: Daymon Worldwide Business Manager Matt Rorick, Director of Business Development Doug Rhoads and Senior Business Manager Rebecca Young join Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Marketing David Abelman on The Rite Aid Foundation Charity Golf Classic’s Southern Highlands Course.

Rite Aid, Supplier Partners Raise Nearly $5 Million for The Rite Aid Foundation

Each year, company leaders and Rite Aid supplier partners travel to Las Vegas to take part in The Rite Aid Foundation Charity Golf Classic—a 16-year tradition that plays a key …

From left to right: John Learish, Rite Aid senior vice president of marketing; Ken Martindale, CEO of Rite Aid stores, president of Rite Aid Corporation and president of The Rite Aid Foundation; Tony Bucci, chairman of MARC USA; Adam Seston, vice president of customer development with Unilever; Chris Link, vice president of retail sales at Nestle, and Sarah Arthur, vice president of customer development at Johnson & Johnson.

Rite Aid Supplier Partners Recognized for Sponsorship, Special Support of Folds of Honor DreamShip

At the 16th annual Rite Aid Foundation Charity Golf Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada, The Rite Aid Foundation honored Rite Aid supplier partners Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, Unilever and MARC USA …

Bervin Harris, co-founder and CEO of Renaissance Youth Center (right) accepts KidChamp award from Ken Martindale, CEO of Rite Aid stores, president of Rite Aid Corporation and president of The Rite Aid Foundation.

First ‘KidChamp’ Award Honors Renaissance Youth Center Founder

Rite Aid announced Bervin Harris, co-founder and CEO of the New York City-based Renaissance Youth Center, as the first “KidChamp” award winner at the 2017 Rite Aid Foundation Charity Golf …

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Supplier Advisory Board Meets in Las Vegas, Nevada

Rite Aid’s category management team and supplier partners gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 28 for the bi-annual Supplier Advisory Board (SAB) meeting. Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice …

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Getting to Know: Stacey Roberts, Rite Aid Vice President of Inventory Management and Replenishment, Supply Chain

When high-school senior Stacey Roberts began working as a cashier for Adams Drug Company in her hometown of Newport, Rhode Island, she never imagined a 35-year career that would eventually …

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Rite Aid Wraps Up 2017 CMN Hospitals Miracle Balloon Campaign

The Rite Aid team recently completed its 23rd annual Miracle Balloon campaign to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, raising nearly $4.7 million during the 7-week campaign. From March 19 through May …

In the latest ACSI, Rite Aid increased its rating 13 percent and outperformed both Walgreens and CVS.

Customers More Satisfied at Rite Aid than Key Competitors, ACSI Says

More customers nationwide are giving Rite Aid a “thumbs up” when asked to rate their shopping experience. The annual American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) showed that customer satisfaction was significantly …