Fred's Could Help Rite Aid/Walgreens Deal Go Through April 11, 2017 By Christine Blank The chain has said it remains committed to buying Rite Aid stores. Walmart Pharmacy Adds Express Lanes to Its App March 02, 2017 By Christine Blank New express lanes are designed to make it easier for customers to quickly fill their prescriptions. Rite Aid, Albertsons Expand Naloxone Access February 28, 2017 By Christine Blank Rite Aid and Albertsons expand naloxone Access, hoping to curb the opioid epidemic. Walgreens/Rite Aid Merger Amended and Extended January 30, 2017 By Valerie DeBenedette The merger agreement between Walgreens and Rite Aid has been modified and extended by six months. The combined company will have to divest an addition 200 stores and the price per common share that Walgreens is offering has gone down. Pharmacy chains cited for selling e-cigs to minors September 15, 2016 By Christine Blank Select Walgreens, Rite Aid, and other chain drugstores were among those cited by the FDA for selling e-cigarettes, e-liquid, and cigars to minors. Thirteen healthcare apps to watch September 01, 2016 By Tracey Walker Managed Healthcare Executive asked industry experts to share their favorite mobile apps for healthcare. Here’s 13 of their top picks. Pharmacists respond: Is CVS’ acquisition of Target pharmacies a good thing? December 23, 2015 By Mark Lowery Editor Does this consolidation bode well for pharmacists? We asked pharmacists across the country to weigh in. Rite Aid First offering genetic testing November 20, 2015 By Mark Lowery Editor Rite Aid is the first U.S. pharmacy chain to do so. Walgreens plans to buy Rite Aid for $9.4 billion October 28, 2015 By Mark Lowery Editor Walgreens Boots Alliance on Tuesday announced plans to acquire competitor Rite Aid for $9.4 billion. With assumed debt from Rite Aid, the deal would be worth $17.2 billion. Pharmacist urges Congress to expand MTM coverage October 23, 2015 By Mark Lowery Editor A Rite Aid pharmacist last week urged a congressional committee to make more people eligible for medication therapy management (MTM) programs through Medicare and Medicaid coverage.