Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a retail drugstore chain in the United States of America.Products and ServicesAs of December 18, 2014, the company operated 4,572 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia. In its stores, the company sells prescription drugs and an assortment of other merchandise, which it calls front-end products. Front-end products include over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise, and various other everyday and convenience products. The company also offers various photo processing services in its stores.The company differentiates its stores from other national chain drugstores, in part, through its wellness+ loyalty program, its Wellness format stores, merchandising, private brands, and its expanded strategic partnership with GNC, a retailer of vitamin and mineral supplements, personal care, fitness, and other health-related products. The company offers various products through its portfolio of private brands. It also offers photo finishing services in a majority of its stores.CustomersDuring 2014, the companys stores filled approximately 295 million prescriptions and served an average of 2.0 million customers per day.SuppliersDuring 2014, the company purchased brand pharmaceuticals and some generic pharmaceuticals from McKesson Corporation.AcquisitionsIn April 2014, the company acquired Boston-based Health Dialog Services Corporation, a provider of health coaching, shared decision making tools and health care analytics.In April 2014, the company acquired Houston-based RediClinic, an operator of retail clinics.StrategyThe companys strategy for 2015 was to accelerate the transformation of the company into a neighborhood destination for health and wellness.Licenses, Trademarks, and PatentsThe Rite Aid name is the companys primary trademark. It holds licenses to sell beer, wine and liquor cigarettes an


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