News Room

To reach a member of the corporate communications department directly, members of the press are invited to call either (717) 975-5718 or (717) 975-5713. You can also find recent Rite Aid press releases below.

December 6, 1999
Rite Aid Announces Appointment of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and New Senior Management Team, and Engagement of New Auditors

December 6, 1999
Rite Aid Announces Appointment of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and New Senior Management Team, and Engagement of New Auditors

December 3, 1999
Rite Aid Hosts Pharmacy School Education Conference Connection Conference In New Orleans

December 3, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 7.9 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for November

November 29, 1999
Rite Aid Renews Accounts Receivable Securitization Facility

November 18, 1999
Rite Aid Files Form 8-K Related to Resignation of Auditing Firm

November 16, 1999
Rite Aid Makes An Announcement

November 15, 1999
Rite Aid Board of Directors Elects Leonard Green Chairman

November 10, 1999
Rite Aid Clarifies Earlier Release

October 28, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 9.4 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for October

October 27, 1999
Rite Aid Completes Restructuring, Extension of Banking Facilities; Receives $300 Million in Equity Investment

October 18, 1999
Rite Aid Announcement: Chairman and CEO Martin Grass Resigns

October 7, 1999
Rite Aid Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

September 29, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 8.3 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for September

September 24, 1999
Rite Aid Announces Corporate Staff Reduction, Realignment of Its West Coast Distribution Center

September 15, 1999
Longs to Purchase 38 Rite Aid Stores in California

September 2, 1999
Rite Aid Reports Eight Percent Increases in Same-Store Sales for August

August 11, 1999
Rite Aid Donates Teaching Facility to Duquesne University's School of Pharmacy

August 11, 1999
Rite Aid Donates 'Model Pharmacy' to University of Kentucky's School of Pharmacy

August 3, 1999
drugstore.com Now Providing Online Pharmacy Services to Rite Aid Customers and to Millions of PCS Health Systems Members

July 30, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 8.2 Percent Same-Store Sales for July

July 6, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 7.9 Percent Same Store Sales for June

June 30, 1999
Rite Aid Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

June 22, 1999
Rite Aid and General Nutrition Corporation Announce Strategic Online Partnership with Drugstore.com

June 3, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 9.9 Percent Same-Store Sales for May

May 17, 1999
Rite Aid and PCS Announce $100,000 Donation to Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy in Alabama

May 10, 1999
Sparks, Nevada Rite Aid Honored for Outstanding Customer Service

May 4, 1999
New Jersey Governor Whitman and Local Officials Recognize Mother's Day Mammograms© Campaign at Rite Aid Event

May 4, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 9.5 Percent Same-Store Sales for April

May 3, 1999
Rite Aid Stores Raise $2.4 Million for Children's Miracle Network

May 3, 1999
Rite Aid Stores Raise $2.4 Million for Children's Miracle Network

April 20, 1999
Rite Aid Stores in New Hampshire Raise $42,416 for Children's Miracle Network

April 19, 1999
Rite Aid's Greater Seattle Stores Raise More Than $210,000 for Children's Miracle Network

April 7, 1999
Rite Aid Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

April 6, 1999
Rite Aid, U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel and New York City Officials Cut Grand Opening Ribbon at State-of-the-Art Drugstore in Harlem

April 5, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 10.4 Percent Same-Store Sales for March

March 29, 1999
Rite Aid Donates $1000 to Kingston, New Hampshire Playground Committee

March 23, 1999
Rite Aid and Roanoke Valley Drug & Alcohol Abuse Council Kick-Off Innovative Program to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

March 19, 1999
Rite Aid Poison Prevention Program Teaches 7,000 Philadelphia Students Dangers of Household Products

March 19, 1999
Rite Aid Poison Prevention Program Teaches 2,000 Washington, DC Students Dangers of Household Products

March 19, 1999
New $100,000 Rite Aid/UNCF Retail Pharmacy Scholars Program

March 16, 1999
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Rite Aid Store Hosts Silent Auction for Children's Miracle Network

March 3, 1999
Rite Aid Awards $1,500 to Children's Educational Program to Mark Grand Opening of Lansing, Michigan Store

March 3, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 9.8 Percent Same-Store Sales for February

February 22, 1999
Rite Aid Kicks Off National Fundraising Campaign For Children's Miracle Network

February 22, 1999
Rite Aid Shareholders Approve Common Stock Increase

February 11, 1999
Rite Aid Donates Model Pharmacy To West Virginia University's Pharmacy Program

February 9, 1999
Rite Aid Corporation Teams With WNEP Channel 16 and Penn State Geisinger Health System

February 8, 1999
Rite Aid Signs Agreement For The Acquisition Of The Edgehill Drugstore Chain

February 1, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 8.7 Percent Increase in Same-Store Sales for January

January 22, 1999
Rite Aid Completes Acquisition of PCS Health Systems

January 13, 1999
Rite Aid Increases Quarterly Dividend

January 7, 1999
Rite Aid And General Nutrition Companies Announce Significant Strategic Alliance In Vitamins And Nutrition Supplements

January 6, 1999
Rite Aid Reports 7.8 Percent Increase In Same-Store Sales for December