Rite Aid

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PHILADELPHIA – Rite Aid is participating in Hepatitis Awareness Month in May by providing additional education opportunities for its pharmacists to learn more about viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that affects more than three million people each year in the U.S. Additionally, all Rite Aid pharmacists can help customers learn more about how […]
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Instacart has entered a strategic partnership with Uber Technologies to bring restaurant deliveries to its shoppers. During the coming weeks, Instacart app users will be able to order from hundreds of thousands of restaurants via Uber Eats. The experience will be featured in a new “Restaurants” tab within the Instacart app, and members of the […]
  1. Channel: Drug
CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. — Berg Marketing Group founder Terry L. Berg has passed away. He was 66. “Terry was a wealth of insight and experience, not to mention an excellent story teller and all around great business partner and friend,” BMG colleague Jason Carik wrote in posting the news on LinkedIn.  “Terry has built and maintained […]
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Nearly 1,000 Rite Aid stores will now offer alcohol delivery via the retailer’s expanded partnership with Uber Eats. Customers of legal drinking age can get delivery from select stores in California, Idaho, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Virginia and Washington. “Our collaboration and trusted partnership with Uber Eats underscores our commitment to meeting the evolving […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Following a pilot in three U.S. cities, Amazon is making its grocery delivery subscription available to all Prime members in the U.S. For $9.99 a month, Prime members will now have access to unlimited grocery delivery on orders over $35 from Amazon Fresh, Whole Foods Market and a variety of local grocery and specialty retailers, […]
  1. Channel: Drug
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid this month announced plans to close 53 more stores, adding to the roughly 200 it has shuttered since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late last year. Officials with the retail pharmacy chain said decisions about which stores to close are based on factors including business strategy, lease and rent considerations, […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Rite Aid has made Opill, the first daily oral contraceptive that’s been FDA-approved for purchase without a prescription, available chainwide. The progestin-only birth control pill has been designated safe and effective when used as directed to help prevent pregnancy. The pills are available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 for a one-month supply and […]
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Rite Aid has filed a restructuring plan with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey that would cut more than $2 billion in debt and keep a large portion of the retailer’s store fleet operating. If approved, the plan would transfer ownership to the drugstore’s senior bondholders and settle certain opioid overprescribing lawsuits, according […]
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​[[“value”:”US-based drugstore chain Rite Aid has been granted approval by a US judge to commence the voting process on a bankruptcy restructuring plan, Reuters reported. The post Rite Aid secures court approval to vote on bankruptcy restructuring plan  appeared first on Retail Insight Network. “]] 
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Americans discard nearly 120 billion pounds of food every year — approximately 40% of the country’s food supply. Rite Aid is tackling this food waste issue head-on by partnering with Copia, a technology-enabled service that helps manage food surplus redistribution. The pharmacy retailer will use Copia’s platform to track inventory, prove compliance and record impact. […]
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PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid Corp. today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) for the partial sale of its Health Dialog business to Carenet Health (Carenet), a provider of healthcare engagement, clinical support, telehealth and advocacy solutions. Health Dialog provides personalized population health solutions to improve the health of members while […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Update 3/4/2024: As part of its financial reorganization, Rite Aid plans to close an additional 77 stores this year, according to multiple media reports. When it officially entered bankruptcy in October 2023, Rite Aid said it planned to close 154 underperforming stores, and in December 2023 multiple sources reported that Rite Aid planned to close […]
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Eight Rite Aid executives have joined the Rite Aid Healthy Futures board of directors, where they will play a key leadership role as the nonprofit continues its work supporting healthier, more equitable neighborhoods. Joy Errico The new members bring a vast slate of experience and expertise to the board, with backgrounds spanning communications, […]
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MNB reader Rich Heiland had a thought about out continuing conversation about CVS’s shortcomings: I consider drug stores a commodity. None of them do anything to distinguish themselves from one another in any significant way. I live in a downtown area. There is a Rite-Aid a block or so away. I go there. If there […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
CVS Pharmacy has partnered with Grubhub to make thousands of beauty, household, wellness and convenience items available for delivery from its 6,000+ stores in 48 states. The companies are kicking off the relationship with a collection of Daylight Saving Essentials designed to address the grogginess that often follows the time change, which will take place […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Rite Aid has launched its new ‘It Means More’ to celebrate its employees, who represent the company’s “steadfast focus on creating meaningful interactions,” according to a company statement. The pharmacy chain is illustrating its commitment to serving customers by featuring actual employees engaging with visitors in a series of ad spots showing relatable situations, such […]
  1. Channel: Drug
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid has debuted a new ad with the theme ‘It Means More’ ad that puts the retail pharmacy chain’s commitment to its customers in the spotlight, along with the passion and dedication of its employees and their ability to provide unrivaled service to their customers. The chain says it aims to emphasize […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
CHICAGO — Grubhub said that it’s now offering thousands of wellness, beauty, household and other convenience items from CVS Pharmacy on its Grubhub Marketplace. More than 6,000 CVS locations are available on Grubhub across 48 states. With daylight saving time around the corner on March 10, Grubhub surveyed consumers to better understand the implications of the time […]
  1. Channel: Drug
The Boston Globe has a piece about “CVS rage,” which it characterizes this way: “CVS, how do we hate thee? Let us count the ways: “We dread thine long pharmacy lines, that sometimes end in frustration, with a stressed-looking employee rooting around aimlessly for a bag with your name on it, or informing you that […]
  1. Channel: Drug
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid Corporation has completed the previously announced sale of its Elixir Solutions business to MedImpact Healthcare Systems for approximately $575 million. “We are pleased to finalize the sale of Elixir, marking another important milestone in our transformation to strengthen our long-term financial position,” said Jeffrey Stein, Rite Aid’s CEO and chief restructuring […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story Aldi acquisition of Southeastern Grocers moves forward with divestiture of Fresco y Más. Southeastern Grocers Inc. has completed its divestiture of Fresco y  
  1. Corporate Strategy
There were brand-businesses that did not survive in 2023. Bed, Bath & Beyond, Rite Aid, SmileDirectClub, Lordstown Motors to name a few. There are several reasons for the demise of these brand-businesses. However, there are evergreen principles for building and maintaining powerful brand-businesses. Here are seven keys for evolving in a changing world. 1. Know […]
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In this Recap Episode, Sri & PVSB review what they consider to be the top CPG/Retail stores of 2023: The end of Boxed.com Omnicom & Albertsons Media Collective partners with trade desk PepsiCo redesigns logo Giant Eagle circulars March no, April yes Kroger/Alb announce decision to sell over 400 stores to C&S Who owns Taco […]
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week said that drug chain Rite Aid would have to agree to not use “facial recognition technology for surveillance purposes for five years,” if it wants to resolve FTC charges “that the retailer failed to implement reasonable procedures and prevent harm to consumers in its use of facial recognition […]
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Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart recently opened two new Neighborhood Markets, one in Florida and one in Georgia, that offer expanded assortments and more space for pickup and delivery. The new stores, one in the Dune Lakes area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, and the other in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, feature updated layouts […]

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