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Rite Aid’s brings the hocus pocus this Halloween season with expanded selection of costumes, accessories, party supplies, pumpkin carving kits and more

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-10-7— /EPR Retail News/ — From spooky to whimsical, Rite Aid’s nearly 4,600 convenient nationwide locations are bringing the hocus pocus this Halloween season. With an expanded selection of costumes, accessories, party supplies, pumpkin carving kits and more, Rite Aid is your one-stop-shop for those who plan ahead or the last minute shoppers. According to National Retail Federation’s 2014 Halloween Consumer Spending Survey, total spending on Halloween this year will reach $7.4 billion.

“With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, we know many of our customers will make it a weekend affair,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “Whether it’s last minute shopping before trick-or-treating with the kids or hosting a thrilling party, Rite Aid makes this year’s Halloween preparation easy thanks to our convenient locations, great values and large selection of merchandise from enchanting to chilling.”

Rite Aid has all the Halloween candy lovers’ desire. Shelves are stocked with festive favorites such as Snickers Pumpkins, Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins, Russell Stover Caramel Pumpkin Candy, and Twix Ghosts. Or go traditional with candy trick-or-treaters love, M&M’s, Kit Kats, Skittles, Twizzlers, Candy Corn and more. Be sure to stock up on variety bags, perfect for the big night!

From face masks to full costumes, Rite Aid has kid and adult costumes covered. Choose from Zombie Hunter, Spiderman and Transformers for boys and butterflies, witches and doctor costumes for girls. Complete any costume with accessories including multicolored wigs, beards, half and full face masks, capes, stockings and hats of all kinds. Create your own look with a make-up kit or washable color hairsprays. From Dracula to zombie, clowns and more, any look from gory to comical can be achieved.

Turn any home into a haunted house with graveyard decorations including tombstones, yard stakes, spider webs and caution tape. Host a boo-tiful party and pickup monster mash essentials such as decorative candy bowls, platters, skull drinking mugs and placemats. Create an eerie atmosphere with spooky lighting, gloomy door covers and frightening wall art.

Not into spooky or scary? Rite Aid carries a wide array of indoor and outdoor harvest home décor. Welcome fall with autumn door wreaths, decorative table tops and wall hangings, artificial pumpkins and floral arrangements, scarecrows, bales of hay, owl candle votives and pumpkin gel clings.

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

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Media: Kristin Kellum 717-975-5713

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