Toys, sweets and other treatsRite Aid has enough treats to tempt all the tricksters including prewrapped assorted candies such as the 100-piece "All Time Greats" assortment of KitKat, Whoppers, Reese's and Hershey's chocolates or a 130-piece bag combining Runtz, Gobstoppers, Baby Ruth and Butterfinger candies. Both of these samplers – and many of the other large prepackaged candy bags – will be reduced from a regular price of $14.99 to $9.99 up until Halloween. To round out the classic candies, check out Rite Aid's rainbow selection of candy corn varieties. New to Rite Aid's selection this year are 80-count bags of Sour Patch Zombie Kids, M&M's new white chocolate candy corn varieties plus returning favorite, pretzel M&Ms. And speaking of pretzel, Hershey's has brought back the Take 5, a five-layer pretzel and chocolate treat, which joins Tootsie's limited edition of caramel or apple orchard Tootsie Pops as among treats that stand out in a crowd. MilkyWay is also getting into the fun of fall with a Carmel Apple chocolate minis. Hot single serve items include the new Reese's Peanut Butter Pumpkins and the Cadbury Screme Egg. Haunted house in a hurry Rite Aid has everything a Halloween host needs to throw a hauntingly fun bash including value items from HOME such as strings of candy corn lights or window decorations including drops of blood, ghosts, and electric spiders along with their elastic webs. Animated or hanging decorations include scary undead, light-hearted witches and green solar lanterns. Returning favorites include foam tombstones and screaming doormat. Rite Aid will make sure you don't forget the most classic of decorative scares with sets of jack-o-lantern ranging from tools for a first-time carver to a pumpkin Power Saw complete with two blades and patterns. Rite Aid can complete a home's transformation with conversation pieces such as double-walled skeleton tumblers and glasses or a large glass "grabber" to add frightful flare to a large window or car windshield. For audio-visual party accents, Rite Aid has classic DVDs from the whimsical Casper to horror hits of yesteryear. Rite Aid is also once again a destination for this year's edition of Halloween Barbie and other seasonal toys.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with more than 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2012 annual revenues of $26.1 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.