Total drugstore sales for the 34 weeks ended Oct. 27, 2012 were flat with sales of $16.463 billion compared to $16.467 billion for the same period last year. Prescription sales represented 68.0 percent of total drugstore sales, and third party prescription sales represented 96.6 percent of pharmacy sales.Rite Aid is one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains. On Oct. 27, 2012, the company operated 4,637 stores compared to 4,688 stores in the like period a year ago. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at http://www.riteaid.com. Note that all sales data in this release is preliminary, unaudited and subject to revision.
Rite Aid Reports 1.1 Percent Same Store Sales Decrease For October
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