NEW YORK (

TheStreet

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Rite Aid

(MGM) - Get Report

reported a 1.1% jump in January same-store sales.

Sales on the front-end grew 2.2%, while pharmacy sales inched up 0.6%.

Shares of Rite Aid are rising 2.7% to $1.13 in pre-market trading.

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