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 17, 2001
Rite Aid Corporation Extends Exchange Offers

December 11, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 6.7 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for November

December 7, 2001
Rite Aid Associates At Tuscaloosa Distribution Center Say No to Union Representation

December 6, 2001
On the First Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me...

November 19, 2001
Need a Stocking Stuffer Or Holiday Stress Reducer?

November 19, 2001
Rite Aid Completes Sale Of $200 Million Of 4.75% Convertible Notes Due 2006

November 12, 2001
Rite Aid Corporation to Offer Convertible Notes

November 6, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 8.0 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for October

October 31, 2001
Rite Aid Drugstores Offer Free Screenings During National Diabetes Month

October 11, 2001
Spectacular Styles and Trendy Treats Fill Rite Aid Stores This Halloween

October 9, 2001
Rite Aid Drugstores Expands National Fundraising Effort for Disaster Relief

October 9, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 6.1 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for September

October 2, 2001
Rite Aid Announces Second Quarter Results; Ebitda Up 49.1 Percent to $120.8 Million

September 26, 2001
Rite Aid Stores Raise More Than $750,000 for Disaster Relief In First Eight Days Of Chainwide Fundraising Effort

September 17, 2001
Rite Aid Drugstores Launch Fundraising Program to Aid Disaster Relief

September 14, 2001
240 Rite Aid Drugstores In Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey to Serve As Collection Point for Operation: Brotherly Love

September 13, 2001
Rite Aid Drugstores Donate Over 4,500 Gallons Of Water to Aid Disaster Volunteers

September 11, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 9.0 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for August

September 5, 2001
Rite Aid to Participate In Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference Today

August 27, 2001
Rite Aid Launches National Television Ad Campaign

August 16, 2001
Court Approves Previously Announced Rite Aid Settlement Of Consolidated Securities Class Action Lawsuits

August 8, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 10.1 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for July

July 20, 2001
Equidyne Corporation and Rite Aid Expand Their Retail Marketing Partnership

July 16, 2001
Rite Aid Introduces New Picture Centers At Stores Nationwide

July 11, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 7.9 Percent Same Store Sales Increase for June

June 28, 2001
Rite Aid Completes $3.0 Billion Refinancing

June 28, 2001
Rite Aid Hires Executive Vice President, Store Operations

June 27, 2001
Rite Aid Announces Acceptance Of $174.5 Million Of Notes In Its Tender Offer for Its 10.50% Senior Secured Notes

June 21, 2001
Rite Aid Lowers Prices Nationwide on Hundreds Of Cash Prescriptions

June 19, 2001
Institutional Investors Increase Their Commitment to Purchase Shares Of Rite Aid Common Stock to $402.4 Million

June 12, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 9.9 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for May

June 12, 2001
Rite Aid Reaches Agreement to Sell $302.4 Million Of Common Stock

May 24, 2001
Rite Aid Announces Tender Offer for 10.50% Senior Secured Notes Due 2002

May 16, 2001
Rite Aid Announces Comprehensive $3.0 Billion Refinancing Package

May 8, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 9.7 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for April

April 25, 2001
Rite Aid Invites Public to Health and Beauty Exposition In Seattle At the Washington Stadium and Exhibition Center May 4-5

April 24, 2001
Rite Aid Hires New Senior Vice President, Supply Chain

April 11, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 10.2 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for March

April 9, 2001
Rite Aid Adding Coca-Cola Products to Stores Nationwide

March 28, 2001
Rite Aid to Launch Three New Exclusive Lines Of Bath and Body Products April 1 Nationwide

March 20, 2001
Rite Aid Reduces Debt By an Additional $37.1 Million With Proceeds From Sale Of Additional Advancepcs Stock

March 14, 2001
Rite Aid to Reduce Debt By $726.4 Million

March 12, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 12.0 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for FEBRUARY

March 6, 2001
Rite Aid Teams With Katie Couric In Effort to Increase Colon Cancer Awareness

March 5, 2001
Rite Aid Kicks Off $2.4 Million National Fundraising Campaign For Childrens Miracle Network

February 28, 2001
More than 60 Rite Aid Pharmacies are Open for Business and Filling Prescriptions in Areas Affected by Washington Earthquake

February 21, 2001
Rite Aid Promotes Eric Sorkin to New Position of Executive Vice President, Pharmacy Services; Marvin Richardson Promoted to Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Operations

February 16, 2001
AdvancesPCS Files Registration Statement for Secondary Common Stock Offering

February 6, 2001
Rite Aid Announces Exchange Offer for Convertible Subordinated Notes Due 2002 and Dealer Remarketable Securities Due 2003

February 6, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 12.3 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for January

January 9, 2001
Rite Aid Reports 7.3 Percent Same-Store Sales Increase for December

January 3, 2001
Rite Aid Invites Public to Health and Beauty Exposition in New Orleans at the Louisiana Superdome January 19-20