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Rite Aid

Rite Aid

Rite Aid is a drugstore chain in the United States; the largest on the East Coast. Stores carry an array of prescription and over the counter drugs, health and beauty products, and general consumer merchandise. Inside store locations, customers can find a variety of over the counter medicine for common colds, to allergy relief. Pharmacies are available at locations, allowing customers to fill their doctor's prescriptions, as well as offering seasonal immunizations. Health and beauty products are available at Rite Aid stores. Products from the health and beauty section consist of make-up, hygiene products, and first aid supplies. Store locations offer a large mixture of consumer goods such as dry foods, beverages, and toys. Alcohol and tobacco are available at certain locations. Cleaning supplies and other home products are available at locations, like paper plates and plastic cups.

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Rite Aid was founded in 1962 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by Alex Grass. Originally the store was called Thrift D, and sold health and beauty supplies. By 1965, the company had over 20 stores through acquisitions and had expanded into five northeastern states. Also in 1965, the company started adding pharmacies to its locations. In 1968, Thrift D officially changed its name to Rite Aid. Ten years after opening, the company had over 220 stores in ten states, from a successful business model and the ability to purchase stores through acquisitions. Today, Rite Aid is one of the largest drug store chains in the U.S., with over 4,700 stores and approximately 90,000 employees in 32 states. In 2011, the company reported net sales at 26.1 billion dollars. View all latest deals and coupons in Rite Aid flyers here at Retale.

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