Rite Aid purchases Hospital Discount Pharmacy

by Clay Neely

alt

The newly vacated Hospital Discount Pharmacy was purchased by Rite aid Pharmacy. 


Citizens might have noticed the newly vacated Hospital Discount Pharmacy building on 98 Jackson Street near downtown Newnan.

Rite Aid Pharmacy recently purchased the business and began servicing existing customers from their store on 211 Temple Ave.

“Rite Aid purchased all pharmacy files from Hospital Discount,” said Rite Aid spokesperson Ashley Flower. “This way, existing customers of Hospital Discount don’t have to do anything. It was a seamless transaction.”

“We worked closely with Hospital Discount to make everything as customer friendly and provide as little inconvenience as possible,” said Flower.

“We have also brought along pharmacist Bob Stith and pharmacy technician Patrick Brand from the old store to the new location. We’re excited to have them and I’m sure customers will be happy to see their familiar faces behind the counter as well,” said Flower.

Rite Aid will be offering extended hours to help customers with the new transition — staying open until 10 p.m.

“There are a select handful of customers from Hospital Discount Pharmacy that received home delivery and we’ll be continuing that for them as well,” said Flower.

Rite Aid is the largest drugstore chain on the East Coast and the third largest drugstore chain in the U.S. with more than 4,623 stores. Rite Aid is headquartered in East Pennsboro Township, Pennsylvania and is a Fortune 500 company.



More Business

CharterBank donates $15,000 to local organizations

The winners of CharterBank’s annual Customer Voting Program received $5,000 donations from the Charter Foundation. The local organizat ... Read More


Business Briefs

BJ’s donates $21,000 to Atlanta Community Food Bank In honor of the 30th anniversary of BJ’s Membership Club, and to commemorate ... Read More


Second mile service part of legacy of Chick-fil-A’s Cathy

S. Truett Cathy, founder of the successful Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died early Monday at the age of 93. As a business owner, Cathy was ... Read More


Shared Wisdom

How to promote yourself without being vain

Is it possible to genuinely be interested in the needs of others, and still promote yourself? Absolutely, and it can be a “win/win&rdq ... Read More


Business Briefs

The Bullsboro Drive Starbucks has reopened after its renovation. * * * Boulevard Salon open in Avery Park Charlotte’s The Boulevard ... Read More

Bubbles & Brushes Art Studio

Creative local business finds success encouraging budding young artists

Growing up as a young artist, Joanna Harvey never pictured herself as a successful business owner. Initially, she had intended on being an a ... Read More