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Peters succeeds Everett as Rite Aid COO

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has named Jim Peters chief operating officer. He succeeds Bryan Everett, who is leaving the company to pursue other ­interests. Peters will lead all aspects of Rite Aid’s pharmacy and clinical strategy development and execution; health plan, health system and strategic corporate relationships; marketing and merchandising; and corporate

Rite Aid names Jim Peters COO

Rite Aid names Jim Peters COO

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid announced on Thursday the appointment of Jim Peters as the company’s chief operating officer. Peters will lead all aspects of Rite Aid’s pharmacy and clinical strategy development and execution; health plan, health system and strategic corporate relationships; marketing and merchandising; corporate development, strategy and communications. Jim Peters “Jim is

Chains pull Zantac from shelves

Chains pull Zantac from shelves

NEW YORK — Pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid and other retailers are pulling heartburn medication Zantac and its store-brand versions from their shelves after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned it had detected low levels of a cancer-causing chemical in samples of the drug. The actions follow the FDA’s release of a

Piping Rock honored by Rite Aid

Piping Rock honored by Rite Aid

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — Piping Rock Health Products has been named Supplier Partner of the Year by Rite Aid in recognition of its contribution to the VMHS category. “We are thrilled to be honored by Rite Aid with this award,” said Rich Scoza, Piping Rock vice president of customer development and strategic planning. “At Piping Rock,

Rite Aid Q2 earnings beat projections

Rite Aid Q2 earnings beat projections

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid’s second quarter earnings beat analysts’ forecasts, but overall and same-store sales fell short of projections. Heyward Donigan Under new chief executive officer Heyward Donigan the chain reported adjusted earnings per share of 12 cents, well ahead of Wall Street’s expectation of 7 cents. But the retailer’s revenue of $5.37

Donigan is named CEO of Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has appointed Heyward Donigan chief executive officer. Donigan was most recently president and CEO of Sapphire Digital (formerly Vitals), which designs and develops omnichannel platforms that help consumers choose their best-fit health care providers. At Rite Aid she succeeds John Standley, who had announced in March that he

Virtual care on offer at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. is introducing RediClinic Express, an in-store virtual care platform that allows customers to communicate with clinicians over a secure audio/video connection. The program utilizes a virtual care platform — Solo by InTouch — developed by InTouch Technologies Inc. of Goleta, Calif., a provider of telehealth systems. “Virtual care

Rite Aid appoints Heyward Donigan as CEO

Rite Aid appoints Heyward Donigan as CEO

CAMP HILL, Pa .— Rite Aid Corp. said Monday that the board of directors has appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive officer and a member of the board, effective immediately. As planned, John Standley will step down from his role as chief executive officer. “Today’s announcement is an important step in positioning Rite Aid for

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards

Pickup for Amazon is at Rite Aid

SEATTLE — Amazon rolled out its Counter package pickup service in the United States last month at more than 100 Rite Aid Corp. locations. The new network of staffed pickup points gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages in-store at a partner location. Delivery to a Counter location is available for the

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