NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Rite Aid ( MGM) 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. --Written by Jeanine Poggi in New York. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Jeanine Poggi. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/jpoggi. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.