Cupid’s Arrow Points to Rite Aid This Valentine’s Day

Stores Nationwide Offering New Designs on Holiday Classics

CAMP HILL, Pa. (Feb. 2, 2015) – Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready to help customers celebrate the season of love. From decadent chocolates, to Valentine’s Day greeting cards, fresh cut roses or bouquets, loveable plush and heart-themed novelties, throughout Rite Aid’s nearly 4,600 convenient locations, shoppers will find the perfect gift for that special someone on their list.

“Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, giving Cupids an extra day to shop for the perfect assortment of gifts for their loved one,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “Whether shopping last minute or planning ahead, Rite Aid carries Valentine’s Day cards, plush, chocolates, giftware, decorations, fresh cut roses and novelty gifts, all at affordable prices, truly making us a convenient, one-stop-shop for all your Valentine’s Day needs this season.”

Chocolate? Yes Please
Whether shopping for significant others, children, casual friends or teachers, this year, Rite Aid is offering a large selection of the staple heart-shaped boxed assorted chocolates in a variety of s. Win your way to your lover’s heart by giving them premium chocolates to indulge in from classics such as Russell Stover, Lindt, Ghirardelli, Dove and Ferrero Rocher. Spoil someone special or treat yourself with candy dish favorites from Hershey, M&M Mars and Nestle. Classroom exchange kits are also available in this year’s favorites such as Frozen, Minions, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Sponge Bob. Rite Aid also has a great selection of Valentine novelty candies including chocolate roses, teachers apples filled with candy, small heart boxes and Valentine themed theater box candy.

Message Delivered
Looking for the right words? Rite Aid has shoppers covered with its assortment of Valentine’s Day cards by American Greetings, perfect to help Cupids everywhere express their feelings this season. New this year, Rite Aid features a collection by Turnowsky, a line of cards by American Greetings, specializing in intricate designs, elegant style and complemented by detailed finishings. Speaking to a variety of age groups, Rite Aid’s card aisle is filled with warmhearted, humorous and simply stated messages available in bold colors and designs.

Perfect Valentine’s Day Combo
Rite Aid is also offering new designs on a wide array of last-minute gifts for him or her featuring love-inspired drinking cups, vases, frames and glass giftware with romantic phrases or words. Add a cuddly touch to the gift with a loveable plush animal such as TY Valentine’s Day Beanie Boos, 11-inch dancing gorillas, soft 29-inch dogs or the popular 50-inch jumbo beige bear. Complete the gift with a perfume or cologne set from designers such as Coach, Calvin Klein, Nautica or Elizabeth Taylor. And don’t forget fresh cut roses by the dozen or a bountiful bouquet starting at $9.99 available February 12 in red, white and pink!

Make it Personal
Rite Aid’s photo center is filled with gift options to make your sweetheart smile with variety of personalized gifts including a 4×6 mini canvas with easel and (25) 4×6 Valentine photo cards, perfect for classroom exchange. Pair your present with a gift card to your significant other’s favorite restaurant or store such as The Cheesecake Factory, LongHorn Steakhouse, Macy’s or Old Navy. Or create a date night, with gift cards to Starbucks and Regal Cinemas.

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 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.

SOURCE: Rite Aid