Rite Aid Helps Students Prepare For Upcoming School Year With Unique and Classic Back-to-School Offerings

Rite Aid Shelves Stocked with Back-to-School Supplies to Help
Students Succeed

CAMP HILL, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The start of the new school year is around the corner and Rite Aid’s
4,600 stores nationwide are stocked with all the essentials to help
students prepare. With a variety of products from lunchboxes, to
dormitory needs, school supplies, tablets and more, Rite Aid is prepared
to help students of all grade levels excel.

“With Rite Aid’s variety of unique and classic back to school items
offered at outstanding prices, shoppers will find just what their
students will need to academically succeed this school year, while
shopping under budget,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice
president of merchandising and supply chain.

School Basics

Rite Aid carries the back-to-school staples from pens to pencils,
crayons, highlighters, composition books, rulers, glue, tape and
calculators including brand names such as Sharpie, Five-Star and Bic. A
selection of pencils, multi-colored notebooks, index cards, erasers and
more are offered at great prices by Rite Aid’s private brand, Home. With
new designs on notebooks and fashion forward backpacks, students are
sure to return to school in style. Shoppers will also find lunchboxes,
sandwich and snack containers on the shelves in licensed favorites such
as Finding Dory, Spiderman and Frozen.


New this year, make sure students stay up to date with the latest
technology, such as with an 8.95-inch Windows tablet. Quality and
affordable Craig products are also available including a 19-inch TV and
27-inch speaker tower. For printing needs, Rite Aid carries a Canon
printer, copy paper and ink cartridges by HP, Epson and Canon. For
students on the go or away at school, Rite Aid carries a large
assortment of cell phone accessories including wall and car chargers and
colorful standard and wireless earbuds.

Dormitory Essentials

Whether a freshman or a senior returning for the final year, Rite Aid
carries the essentials needed to get college students situated for a
fresh start with products such as sheet sets, hangers, lamps, laundry
baskets and an assortment of new storage crates and trunks available in
a variety of colors. Also available, appliances for college living
including iron, coffee maker and toaster.

Gift Cards

With over 200 gift cards to choose from, send students on their way with
iTunes, Starbucks, Subway or Best Buy gift cards. Hardworking students
deserve a reward, treat them with a gift card to their favorite
restaurant such as Applebee’s, Chipotle or Red Robin followed by a trip
to the movies with an AMC, Fandango or Regal Cinema gift card. Or let
them decide what they need with a Rite Aid, Vanilla Visa or American
Express Card gift card.

Be sure to check the Rite Aid circular each week as select
back-to-school products give shoppers the opportunity to earn Plenti
points through Rite Aid’s new wellness+ with Plenti program. New
and existing wellness+ members can now sign up for wellness+ with
at any Rite Aid store nationwide or online at www.riteaid.com/plenti.
Once enrolled, members of wellness+ with Plenti will earn Plenti
points on featured items they buy. These points can be used for at least
two years for savings at Rite Aid and certain Plenti partners including
Exxon, Macy’s and Mobil.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading
drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District
of Columbia and fiscal 2016 annual revenues of $30.7 billion.
Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press
releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.


Rite Aid Corporation
Kristin Kellum, 717-975-5713

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