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January 31, 2011

Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail.

LUTHERVILLE, Md. — Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream, pictured here, provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail.

Sold almost exclusively through Walgreens for the past year, the burn cream is beginning to expand distribution through such grocers as Pathmark and Food City, as well as regional pharmacy operators Kinney Drugs and Kerr Drug.

 

December 17, 2010

Rite Aid is a glass-half-full/glass-half-empty kind of company. If your glass is half full, you’re looking at the sequential improvements in pharmacy margins and front-end comps, and the excitement around the chain’s still-new Wellness+ loyalty program. If your glass is half empty, you’re making note of the seven straight quarters of script declines and the fact that Rite Aid had to lower sales projections … again. Our glass is half full.

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT — Rite Aid is a glass-half-full/glass-half-empty kind of company. If your glass is half full, you’re looking at the sequential improvements in pharmacy margins and front-end comps, and the excitement around the chain’s still-new Wellness+ loyalty program. If your glass is half empty, you’re making note of the seven straight quarters of script declines and the fact that Rite Aid had to lower sales projections … again. Our glass is half full.

December 14, 2010

Bankrupt grocer A&P has announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has approved the $800 million debtor-in-possession financing provided by JPMorgan Chase. Of the total DIP facility, a $350 million term loan immediately has been made available.

MONTVALE, N.J. — Bankrupt grocer A&P has announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has approved the $800 million debtor-in-possession financing provided by JPMorgan Chase. Of the total DIP facility, a $350 million term loan immediately has been made available.

As previously reported, A&P filed for bankruptcy on Sunday and will keep its 395 stores open and operational during the proceedings.

In addition, the court granted A&P's motion to approve its request for "first day orders," including:

November 9, 2010

Grocer A&P, which is in the midst of a turnaround, has entered into an agreement...

MONTVALE, N.J. Grocer A&P, which is in the midst of a turnaround, has entered into an agreement with Winstanley Enterprises and certain affiliated entities to sell six of its retail locations for $89.8 million, exclusive of closing costs, in a sale-leaseback deal.

Winstanley agreed to purchase 100% of the company's interest in six Pathmark retail properties located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The properties are 95% occupied and leased to A&P.

September 12, 2010

Rite Aid’s road back to black still is long and pocked with challenges, but it’s...

September 12, 2010

Rite Aid’s course has remained steady and true, more or less, from the time Bob...

September 7, 2010

Grocer A&P has announced an agreement with Big Y Foods to sell seven stores in...

September 1, 2010

Rite Aid posted a same-store sales decline of 1% for the five weeks ended Aug....

August 12, 2010

A&P is offering budget-conscious shoppers at its Pathmark banner stores household staples at low prices....

August 1, 2010

A&P has launched two new services that allow customers to manage their prescriptions, and also...

June 24, 2010

The A&P family of supermarkets has expanded the Live Better! Wellness Club for its A&P,...

June 24, 2010

A&P has announced that its family of supermarkets is offering a special promotion for its...

June 23, 2010

Rite Aid on Thursday promoted Ken Martindale to COO, succeeding John Standley who was promoted...

June 9, 2010

In the wake of the battle between CVS Caremark and Walgreens, at least one competitor...

May 5, 2010

Grocer A&P, which operates 429 stores, posted a dip in fourth-quarter sales and a wider...

March 30, 2010

Rite Aid revenues dropped 2.4% for its fiscal year ended Feb. 27, the chain reported...

March 24, 2010

Tops Markets has appointed a new COO, the supermarket chain announced Wednesday....

March 18, 2010

A&P has joined forces with a digital incentive and information management company to offer customers...

January 26, 2010

Borders' most recent chief executive will join supermarket chain A&P as its new president and...

January 25, 2010

It may be a new year, but a consumer's budget still remains a No. 1...

January 21, 2010

All this really means is that Rite Aid is steady as she goes, because this...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT All this really means is that Rite Aid is steady as she goes, because this was the succession plan put into place when John Standley returned to Rite Aid 16 months ago. It also means that if Standley delivers on the promise the board of directors sees in him, Rite Aid won’t be in need of its next CEO for well more than a decade.

(THE NEWS: Standley to assume president, CEO roles at Rite Aid. For the fully story, click here)

January 20, 2010

Rite Aid on Thursday announced that John Standley will be promoted to the position of...

June 25, 2009

If there were to be a beginning point identified for Rite Aid’s latest turnaround effort,...

NEW YORK If there were to be a beginning point identified for Rite Aid’s latest turnaround effort, this time encompassing all of what was once the No. 4 national drug chain in Eckerd, it may have happened in the few months prior to September 2008, when Rite Aid’s brass was still recruiting John Standley.

 

December 4, 2007

Markwins North America has unveiled its new Beauty Benefits line of Lotus Marine Mineral makeup...