Dallas, Texas 07/29/2013 (Financialstrend) – In recent times, personnel of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) carried out a number of events to lift up financial support for Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.
The different events conducted by the staff members consist of watermelon-eating challenge, Philadelphia Eagles, barrier course, broad recipient for the Rascal, talent hunt, festival games, pie toss and shows by Jason Avant, and lucky charm for the Harrisburg legislators.
The most activated episode was that in which John Standley, the company’s Chairman and chief executive officer headed his administrators to clean the vehicles.
Since the year 1994, Rite Aid has been lifting up money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
The company has lifted over $56 million up till now and in the year 2012, the firm lifted $200,000 from the episodes it carried out.
The scrip of the company dropped 0.33 per cent on Thursday and thereby marked its closure at $3.00 per share.
The share price hit an intraday peak of $3.04 and an intraday low of $2.91. The 52 week low and high of the company’s stock stood at $0.95 and $3.21 per share respectively.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD): With Back-to-School Period Near, Company Provides More College & School Gear in Additional Stores
With around forty six hundred locations countrywide amassed with the whole lot a student could require, Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) is all set for what the National Retail Federation (NRF) describes the 2nd most engaged shopping period of 2013 after only the eve of Christmas.
The period is progressively concentrated on back-to-college planning which relished constantly advanced spending as compared to primary back-to-school sections since the year 2008, NRF research stated.
In 2013, the company has appended hoards of novel college living essentials comprising latest computer add-ons, Smart TV Adapters, wireless web devices, sheet and blankets, shower draperies in addition to door mirrors.