Rite Aid Makes Last-Minute Shopping Easy with Gifts Galore and Extended Store Hours

  Rite Aid Makes Last-Minute Shopping Easy with Gifts Galore and Extended
  Store Hours

Business Wire

CAMP HILL, Pa. -- December 20, 2013

According to the National Retail Federation, 32 million Americans have yet to
start their holiday shopping. With only a few shopping days left, Rite Aid
offers hope and help to last-minute Santas, with a wide assortment of gifts
for everyone on their lists. Rite Aid stores nationwide will feature extended
hours through Dec. 23 and very last-minute shoppers can visit www.riteaid.com
to find the nearest Rite Aid open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day,
including some 24-hour stores, perfect for any last-minute gifts or needs such
as batteries, tree trimmings, wrapping paper and milk.

"Whether you’ve just begun to shop or are at the end of your list, Rite Aid
has a range of gifts that are perfect for your gift-giving needs," said Tony
Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. "And with our
nearly 4,600 locations nationwide operating under extended hours, people can
quickly and easily cross names off their list and feel good about their

Rite Aid comes to the rescue of last-minute Santas with thoughtful gifts for
family, friends, co-workers and everyone in between, offering options and
value in popular gift categories including:

Candy and Chocolate: It’s sweet to give and receive. For the sweet tooth on
your list, Rite Aid has all the latest confectionary creations from Hershey,
Dove, Ghirardelli, Lindt, Godiva and Russell Stover. Shelves are stocked with
assorted boxed chocolates, premium chocolates, sweet stocking stuffers and
last-minute candy dish fillers.

Toys: Rite Aid has an assortment of great toys at great prices for the kids on
your list. Pick up classics from beloved brands like Hot Wheels, Barbie, and
Play-Doh, or check out Rite Aid’s private line of toys, Kids Stuff. The line
includes favorites for girls and boys like dolls, remote control cars,
scooters and plush penguins, hippos and puppy dogs. There’s also an assortment
of board and card games, craft and activity books and puzzles, perfect
stuffers for any stocking.

Bath and Beauty: Give the gift of relaxation by creating a one-of-a-kind,
personalized spa basket. Start with any Homedics at home spa solutions like
the foot massager, the paraffin bath basin or the Shiatsu massage pillow. Add
a hairstyling appliance from Conair, Revlon or Vidal Sassoon and a fragrance
set from Calvin Klein, Taylor Swift or Nautica. Finish the basket bath and
body accessories, makeup tools, Sally Hansen’s Dare to Dazzle Nail Care kit
and a pair of fuzzy slippers.

Gizmos and Gadgets: Steer clear of the mall and crowded parking lots and head
to Rite Aid for all the latest electronics. MP3 players, digital cameras,
netbooks, tablets, gaming consoles and accessories like headphones, chargers
and memory cards are all available, as are many small home appliances like
crockpots, toasters and irons.

Gift cards: Perfect for foodies, gamers, clothes-lovers, bookworms and the
person on your list leaving you stumped. Choose among several popular brands
including Longhorn Steakhouse, Google Play, Cabela’s and Sports Authority, all
new to Rite Aid this year, as well as tried and true favorites like Starbucks,
Macy’s, Barnes & Noble and Best Buy.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation's leading drugstore
chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and
fiscal 2013 annual revenues of $25.4 billion. Information about Rite Aid,
including corporate background and press releases, is available through the
company's website at www.riteaid.com.


Rite Aid Corporation
Ashley Flower, 717-975-5718
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