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 28, 2000
Kevin Twomey Named Rite Aid Senior Vice President And Chief Accounting Officer; Chris Hall Promoted To Senior Vice President, Finance And Accounting

December 28, 2000
Kevin Twomey Named Rite Aid Senior Vice President And Chief Accounting Officer; Chris Hall Promoted To Senior Vice President, Finance And Accounting

December 16, 2000
Customers Warned of Potential Problem with Excite, LTD. Brand Model #386 Scooters

December 6, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 9.8 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for November

November 9, 2000
Rite Aid Reaches Agreement to Settle Consolidated Securities Class Action Lawsuits

November 8, 2000
Rite Aid Donates Model Pharmacy to Provide Students at University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy with 'Real Life' Experience

November 1, 2000
Rite Aid Drugstores Offer Free Diabetes Screenings During National Diabetes Month

November 1, 2000
Rite Aid Drugstores Offer Free Diabetes Screenings During National Diabetes Month

November 1, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 9.5 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for October

October 16, 2000
Jim Mastrian Promoted to Senior Executive Vice President, Marketing and Logistics at Rite Aid Corporation

October 16, 2000
Jim Mastrian Promoted to Senior Executive Vice President, Marketing and Logistics at Rite Aid Corporation

October 4, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 10.7 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for September

October 3, 2000
Rite Aid Completes Sale of PCS Health Systems To Advance Paradigm

September 28, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Vice President, Pharmacy Administration

September 28, 2000
Standley Promoted to Senior Executive Vice President At Rite Aid Corporation

September 28, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Vice President, Pharmacy Administration

September 28, 2000
Standley Promoted to Senior Executive Vice President at Rite Aid Corporation

September 21, 2000
From Rockin' Gobblins to Spine-Chilling Skeletons, Rite Aid is Fright Aid this Halloween

September 6, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 10.1 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for August

August 28, 2000
Advance Paradigm, Inc. Receives FTC Approval for PCS Acquisition

August 2, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 10.4 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for July

July 24, 2000
Rite Aid Receives Required Lender Consent for Sale of PCS to Advance Paradigm

July 18, 2000
Rite Aid Files Form 10-Q

July 12, 2000
Advance Paradigm, Inc. to Acquire PCS Health Systems from Rite Aid Corporation

July 6, 2000
Rite Aid Promotes Ed Beasley to Vice President for Northeast Region

July 6, 2000
Rite Aid Promotes Ed Beasley to Vice President for Norhteast Region

July 6, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 9.7 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for June

June 22, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Private Exchange of $177.79 Million of Debt into Common Stock

June 20, 2000
Rite Aid Partners with American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy to Promote Pharmacy as a Profession

June 19, 2000
Stuart M. Sloan Elected to Rite Aid Board of Directors

June 19, 2000
Stuart M. Sloan Elected to Rite Aid Board of Directors

June 14, 2000
Rite Aid Refinancing Complete

June 13, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Extension of Exchange Offer in Connection with Refinancing Plan Through 5 pm Eastern Time, June 13, 2000

June 7, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 6.6 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for May

June 5, 2000
Rite Aid Celebrates Grand Opening of Southwest Customer Support Center in Lancaster, California

June 1, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Extension of Exchange Offer in Connection with Refinancing Plan Through June 12, 2000

May 24, 2000
Rite Aid Says Refinancing Plan to be Completed

May 23, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Extension of Exchange Offer in Connection with Refinancing Plan Through May 23, 2000

May 22, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Extension of Exchange Offer in Connection with Refinancing Plan Through May 22, 2000

May 16, 2000
Existing Lenders Approve Rite Aid Refinancing Plan

May 8, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Senior Vice President Human Resources

May 8, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Senior Vice President Human Resources

May 3, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 7.1 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for April

April 11, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Commitment For New $1 Billion Secured Credit Facility

April 5, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 4.8 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for March

March 28, 2000
Rite Aid Kicks Off $2.5 Million National Fundraising Campaign For Children's Miracle Network

March 28, 2000
Rite Aid Kicks Off $2.5 Million National Fundraising Campaign For Children's Miracle Network

March 14, 2000
Two New Senior Vice Presidents Join Rite Aid Corp.

March 8, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 3.4 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for February

March 1, 2000
Timothy J. Noonan Resigns From Rite Aid, Rite Aid's Board of Directors; Franklin C. Brown Retires

February 23, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Opening of New Store in Historic Grand Central Terminal

February 23, 2000
Court Dismisses Alleged Overcharging Action Filed Against Rite Aid by Florida Attorney General

February 16, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Restructuring of Pharmacy Department

February 3, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

February 2, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 7.6 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for January

January 28, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Regional Vice President for Washington State and Northern Idaho Area

January 26, 2000
Rite Aid Receives Consent From Public Debt Holders To Defer Financial Reporting Through July 11, 2000

January 25, 2000
Rite Aid Hires New Accounting Chief

January 20, 2000
Alfred M. Gleason Elected to Rite Aid Board of Directors

January 20, 2000
Alfred M. Gleason Elected to Rite Aid Board of Directors

January 11, 2000
Rite Aid Announces Agreement with Lenders Regarding Deferred Financial Reporting Pending Completion of Review by New Management Team and New Auditors

January 11, 2000
Rite Aid Reports 5.9 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for December

January 7, 2000
Rite Aid Forms New West Coast Operating Region

January 3, 2000
Rite Aid Forms Dean Advisory Council