Rite Aid announced they would be shutting down a ton of stores in New York State THIS WEEK. In fact, some have already closed down.

At the end of last year, Rite Aid reportedly lost over 67 million dollars and it closed down over 1,000 stores. Now, they abruptly have announced even more Rite Aid closures in New York State:

Like all retail businesses, we regularly review each of our locations to ensure we are meeting the needs of our customers, communities and overall business. A decision to close a store is one we take very seriously and is based on a variety of factors including business strategy, lease and rent considerations, local business conditions and viability, and store performance. We review every neighborhood to ensure our customers will have access to health services, be it at Rite Aid or a nearby pharmacy, and we work to seamlessly transfer their prescriptions so there is no disruption of services", according to a statement released by Rite Aid

Here are the confirmed Rite Aid locations that will be closing down:

  • 291 W. Ferry St. in Buffalo
  • 1625 Broadway St. in Buffalo
  • 1717 Pine Ave. in Niagara Falls
  • 535 Portland Ave, Rochester, NY 14621
  • 97th and Columbus, Manhattan NY

Rite Aid announced that nobody will be losing their jobs and that all employees will be offered jobs and different Rite Aids that are as close as possible.

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