Walgreens, Rite Aid To Sell 865 Stores To Fred’s From Harlem To Hollywood

With a number of Rite Aid’s in Harlem, in a bid to bolster its chances to buy Rite Aid, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Rite Aid, said Tuesday that they plan to sell hundreds of Rite Aid locations to Fred’s Inc., for $950 million. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Get Your Flu Shot…Not the Flu From Harlem To Hollis

mary-bassettBy Dr. Mary T. Bassett

A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot, and have never gotten sick. Continue Reading →

Possible Closings With Rite AID And Walgreen’s Merger In Harlem

walgreens to buy rite aidWith three Rite Aid and three Walgreens stores in Harlem, it’s interesting that a few months ago, the shareholders of #3 U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid approved the company’s proposed acquisition by the parent company of the #1 chain, Walgreens Boots Alliance. Continue Reading →

Walgreens Close To Buying Rite Aid

walgreens to buy rite aidCrains NY reports that with three stores in Harlem the shares of Rite Aid jumped nearly 40% Tuesday afternoon on a report that it may be gobbled up in the next major acquisition by Walgreens, the biggest U.S. drugstore chain. Continue Reading →

The Nexxus Shampoo Shoplifter Strikes In Harlem

rite aid i harlemA robber wielding a box-cutter swiped hair products from an Upper West Side Rite Aid, 499 West 125th Street and Amsterdam Avenue authorities said Sunday. Continue Reading →