All posts in Volume 46 / November 2017

John Standley

‘Moving Forward’ Focus of Rite Aid’s 2017 Supplier Conference

Rite Aid leaders invited supplier partners to “move forward together” as they discussed the company’s evolving strategy at the 2017 Rite Aid Supplier Conference. More than 600 representatives from nearly …

From left to right: Rite Aid Senior Vice President of Marketing John Learish, CEO of the Dowell Group Jerry Dowell, Pharmavite Vice President Drug Channel Mike Simco, Pharmavite Team Lead Gary Mullin, Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Distribution Tony Montini, Pharmavite Chief Customer Officer Tim Toll and Rite Aid Category Manager Diane Ober.

Rite Aid Honors Pharmavite with ‘Innovative Spirit’ Award

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 …

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Rite Aid Recognizes 2017 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: Rite Aid Senior Vice President of Marketing John Learish; Vice President of General Merchandise, Seasonal and Garden Ted Williams; Category Manager of the Year Steve Koch; and Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Distribution Tony Montini.

Rite Aid Recognizes Steve Koch and Becky Hannon with 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 2017 Category Manager of …

Unilever employees learn about the mission of The Rite Aid Foundation and the DreamShip national tour during a special appearance at the company’s National Sales Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

DreamShip Makes Special Appearance at Unilever National Sales Meeting in Orlando, Fla.

The Rite Aid Foundation and KidCents, in partnership with Folds of Honor, proudly present the DreamShip, a fully operational hot-air balloon that is raising awareness and funding for the Folds …

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Supplier Advisory Board Members Meet in Hershey, Pa.

Rite Aid’s category management team and supplier partners gathered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 7, 2017 for the bi-annual Supplier Advisory Board (SAB) meeting. Nate Newcomer, Rite Aid vice president …

Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Jocelyn Konrad recently received her flu shot at store #1144 in Chesterbrook, Pa. She is pictured along with Store Manager Deneen Kilgore and Pharmacist Dave Biderman.

Rite Aid’s Flu Immunization Campaign Off to Strong Start

Rite Aid’s annual flu immunization campaign—one of the most important initiatives of the year—is in full swing as the company looks to protect the health of its patients while further …

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Kermit Crawford Joins Rite Aid’s Senior Leadership Team

Rite Aid recently announced that Kermit Crawford, former executive vice president and president of pharmacy health and wellness for Walgreens, is joining Rite Aid as president and chief operating officer …

Bryan Everett

Rite Aid Names Bryan Everett COO of Rite Aid Stores

Rite Aid has announced the promotion of Bryan Everett, who most recently served as the company’s executive vice president of store operations, to the newly created position of chief operating …

Derek Griffith

Derek Griffith Named Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Store Operations

Rite Aid recently announced that Derek Griffith, who has served as Rite Aid’s senior vice president of operations in the Northeast and Midwest, has been named executive vice president of …

Matt-Schroeder

Matt Schroeder Named Rite Aid SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer

Rite Aid recently announced that Matt Schroeder has been promoted to senior vice president, chief accounting officer and treasurer. He will continue to report to Darren Karst, the company’s senior …

Bill Jackson

Introducing Bill Jackson, Rite Aid Senior Vice President of Supply Chain

Bill Jackson, a 38-year Rite Aid veteran with extensive operational experience, is now leading Rite Aid’s supply chain team in supporting a great shopping experience at Rite Aid stores. As …

Miracle Child Mia Estep smiles for the cameras with Miss America Savvy Shield.

Rite Aid Executive Car Wash Raises Nearly $130,000 for CMNH

Not even a rainy, soggy day could dampen the spirits of hundreds of Rite Aid associates as they came together at the company’s 18th Annual CMNH Executive Car Wash, which …