CAMP HILL, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With a new school year on the horizon, Rite Aid stores have a wide selection of electronics, back-to-school basics and must-haves for those college bound, offering one-stop-shopping on the items students need and want this school year. And with the National Retail Federation projecting that combined total spending for K-12 schools and college will reach $82.8 billion this back-to-school shopping season, Rite Aid’s wellness+ rewards program offers shoppers the opportunity to earn wellness+ rewards through the purchase of select back-to-school products and exclusive savings.
Shop and Save on Back-to-School Basics
Students can’t go back-to-school without the basics. Shop Rite Aid’s locker aisle and load up on pens, pencils, crayons, highlighters, composition books, rulers, glue, tape and calculators from brands like from trusted brands like Sharpie, Five-Star, Bic, Crayola, Elmer’s, Texas Instruments and Rite Aid’s private label brand, Home, which offers many school year staples for under $1.
Stylish School Gear and Smart Snacks
When it comes to backpacks and lunchboxes, students can have their pick of stylish designs, colors and cool characters. Shoppers will also find sandwich and snack containers featuring fresh designs that are also functional. While shopping, stock on snacks; Rite Aid offers a variety of smarter snacks including organic, gluten and sugar free options.
E is for Electronics
From the dorm room to the classroom, make sure students have the technology they need – and want – to succeed. Rite Aid stores have tablets, TVs, Bluetooth speakers, printers and power cords. And because students are always on the go, stock up on USB drives and cell phone accessories like wall and car chargers as well as standard and wireless earbuds.
Home Away from Home
Dorm life doesn’t have to be dull. Shop Rite Aid for the latest in dorm essentials like linens, lamps, small household appliances, hangers, laundry baskets and storage containers in a variety of styles and sizes. Throw blankets and novelty pillows add a personal touch; choose from fun sequin pillows, ombré patterns and shapes like unicorns and hearts. Complete any look with wall art, featuring fun and inspirational sayings.
Gift Cards Always Make the Grade
Gift cards always earn high marks and with more than 200 to choose from, there’s a gift card for every student. Choose from favorites like Rite Aid, Visa or American Express; iTunes, Google, Dunkin Donuts; or streaming TV gift cards such as Netflix or HBO Now. For those students away from home, load up on gift cards from Uber, Subway and Fandango to make the ultimate care package.
Here’s to a Healthy School Year
For parents and guardians of students needing back-to-school immunizations, Rite Aid can help check that off the to-do list, too. At each of Rite Aid’s more than 2,500 locations across the country, Rite Aid certified immunizing pharmacists are able to vaccinate against more than a dozen diseases based on the CDC's vaccine guidelines and state regulations. For more information, visit Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, at www.riteaid.com/vaccinecentral, or speak to any Rite Aid pharmacist.
RediClinic, a leading operator of convenient care clinics and a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite Aid, offers busy parents a convenient solution for students in need of a back-to-school physical. A board-certified clinician will assess the child’s health and family history and perform an evaluation of height, weight, blood pressure, vision, the heart and other key areas. Clinicians can also provide vaccinations that may be required for school attendance and verify that all mandatory vaccinations are up-to-date.
Located inside select Rite Aid pharmacies and H-E-B stores, RediClinics are open seven days a week with extended weekday hours, and accept same- or next-day appointments online at www.rediclinic.com. Walk-ins are welcome. Parents are encouraged to bring any required forms and can find a convenient RediClinic location by visiting www.rediclinic.com.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation's leading drugstore chains with fiscal 2018 annual revenues of $21.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company's website at www.riteaid.com.