Rite Aid, Save-A-Lot Explore Expansion

CAMP HILL, Pa. — A test of co-branded Rite Aid drug and Save-A-Lot discount grocery stores in South Carolina has been very encouraging, and prompted the parties to explore an expansion, officials of the drug retailer here said. The stores have done extremely well since opening and as a group are comping up over 100% on the front end with pharmacy running consistent with the trends before the conversion,

CAMP HILL, Pa. — A test of co-branded Rite Aid drug and Save-A-Lot discount grocery stores in South Carolina has been “very encouraging,” and prompted the parties to explore an expansion, officials of the drug retailer here said.

“The stores have done extremely well since opening and as a group are comping up over 100% on the front end with pharmacy running consistent with the trends before the conversion,” John Standley, Rite Aid's chief executive officer, said in a conference

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