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Rite Aid Corp Company Profile

04:34 EDT 20th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Rite Aid's first store opened in September 1962 as Thrif D Discount Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania. From the start, the company grew rapidly through acquisitions and the opening of new stores, expanding to five northeastern states by 1965. It was officially named Rite Aid Corporation in 1968, the same year it made its first public offering and started trading on the American Stock Exchange. In 1970, Rite Aid moved to the New York Stock Exchange.By 1972, after ten years in business, Rite Aid operated 267 stores in 10 states. By 1981, Rite Aid had become the third largest retail drugstore chain in the country and in 1983, passed the $1 billion sales mark for the first time.
In 1987, Rite Aid celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Also that year, Rite Aid acquired 420 stores in Florida, Maryland, Washington D.C., Delaware, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania greatly expanding the company's market penetration and passing the 2,000-store mark to become the nation's largest drugstore chain in terms of store count.

Location

P.O. Box 3165
Harrisburg
Pennsylvania
17105
United States of America

Contact

Phone: 1-888-213-9920
Fax: (717) 972-3993
Email: surplus@riteaid.com


News Articles [158 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Rite Aid-Albertsons: We'll Be Top 5 Health, Food And Wellness Player

Rite Aid and Albertsons say their future as a combined company includes ample space in Albertsons’ many grocery stores to expand health and wellness including Rite Aid’s RediClinics.

Albertsons, Rite Aid cooking up a distinctive food, health competitor

A Key Critic Emerges To Rite Aid Sale Ahead of Shareholder Vote

Proxy advisor Glass Lewis is the latest recommending shareholders vote against Rite Aid's merger with Albertsons.

Albertsons Touts E-Commerce Expansion Ahead Of Rite Aid Deal

Albertsons said is preparing to expand healthcare and pharmacy “eCommerce offerings” as it prepares to merge with drugstore chain Rite Aid.

Merger Cancellation Pushes Rite Aid Into Uncertain Future

NewsAnalysts questioned the drugstore chain's prospects after it ended a planned takeover by Albertsons before Rite Aid shareholders could vote on it.

Albertsons, Rite Aid terminate merger

Rite Aid Sets August Vote On Albertsons Deal

Rite Aid said it has established an Aug. 9 stockholders meeting to vote on a proposal to approve its merger with Albertsons amid opposition by some investors.

Rite Aid Foundation, Penguins address adolescent drug abuse

PubMed Articles [6 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Analysis of Stress Indicators for Evaluation of Animal Welfare and Meat Quality in Traditional and Jewish Slaughtering.

Sixty Charolais male beef cattle of eight months of age were divided into two groups according to the slaughtering method, i.e., traditional or Kosher (religious Jewish rite). The aim of the study was...

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Assessment in a global context: An international perspective on dental education.

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Clinical Trials [8 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

RITE-EUROPE (Radiofrequency-Induced Thermochemotherapy Effect-EUROPE)

This multicenter, prospective, single-arm, phase 3 study will assess the proportion of disease-free patients, starting from administration of the first study treatment to at least 12-month...

Mitomycin C Intravesical Chemotherapy in Conjunction With Synergo® Radiofrequency-Induced Hyperthermia for Treatment of Carcinoma in Situ Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Patients Unresponsive to Bacillus Calmette-Guérin, With or Without Papillary Tum

This study will determine whether Synergo® RITE + MMC treatment is efficacious as second-line therapy for CIS NMIBC BCG-unresponsive patients with or without papillary NMIBC, through exam...

Evaluating the Effects of Propofol vs. Dexmedetomidine

The primary purpose of this observational study is to compare what drugs work best in sedating children (> 3 months to < 36 months) who need an MRI. This type of research may help clinicia...

Evaluation of Functional MRI and DTI (Imaging Techniques) in Children With Epilepsy and Focal Brain Lesions

This study is being done to look at the relationship between brain structure and brain function in patients with epilepsy or focal brain lesions (abnormal areas) that require surgery. Thi...

Feasibility of a Minimally Invasive Thoracoscopic Ultrasound for Localization of Pulmonary Nodules

The ex-vivo lung will be evaluated by XLTF-UC180 for localization of the tumor. The ultrasound probe will be put on the lung surface in several different directions to obtain the cross sec...

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