Rite Aid reopening remodeled store in Beverly Hills, California, on June 15 that will be first to feature new version of chain's wellness store format, as well as a larger pharmacy, addition of Fresh Day Cafe and patio area
CAMP HILL, Pennsylvania
June 13, 2014
– In preparation for the grand re-opening of the Rite Aid located at 300 North Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, the Company announced today it will kick off the celebration by hosting 21 days of special events for customers.
“Rite Aid is proud to have been a part of the Beverly Hills community for nearly 20 years,” said Bill Romine, Rite Aid’s senior vice president of operations, western division. “We are looking forward to introducing our newly remodeled store to our customers and community and these special events are the perfect way for us to do so. Current and new customers are welcome to come to Rite Aid to enjoy the celebratory events, experience the new store and meet our friendly associates.”
Starting Sunday, June 15 and running through Saturday, July 5, every day at the store, Rite Aid will host a free event for customers. Events will include free health screenings, product demonstrations, sampling and refreshments, as well as appearances from Julie G., beauty-blogger and founder of the Julie G. nail enamel line; Eddie Funkhouser, celebrity makeup artist and expert product developer; Galit Strugano Wigdor, beauty expert and founder of Girlactik Beauty; Gabriel Almodovar, celebrity makeup artist for Maybelline New York; Sam and Nic Chapman, YouTube beauty gurus and the experts behind Real Techniques makeup brushes and America’s favorite fitness expert Denise Austin, among others. Visit www.riteaid.com/BeverlyHills for a complete schedule of events and appearances.
Rite Aid acquired the North Canon Drive location through the Company’s acquisition of the Thrifty PayLess drugstore chain in 1996. The location recently underwent a complete remodel, making it the first Rite Aid to feature a new version of Rite Aid’s wellness store format. The scope of the project included a total remodel and enlargement of the pharmacy, the redesign of several key departments, including beauty and over-the-counter medicines, and the addition of a Fresh Day Café and patio area, where customers can enjoy Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf beverages, fresh baked goods, sandwiches and Rite Aid’s very own Thrifty ice cream.
On Monday, June 23, Rite Aid executives will host a press conference and official ribbon-cutting ceremony at the store to celebrate the grand re-opening.
Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 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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