CAMP HILL, Pa. (
sales sank yet again in January, with both its prescription and non-pharmacy businesses suffering.
Comparable sales for Rite Aid fell 2.1%, with both divisions also dropping 2.1%.
Rite Aid said its pharmacy business was hurt by the introduction of new generic drugs. The drugstore filled 1.1% fewer prescriptions during the month.
Shares of Rite Aid are nearly flat at $1.38.
-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.
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