The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its University Mall store in South Burlington, Vermont early next year

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (October 18, 2017) announced it will close its store at the University Mall in South Burlington, Vermont early next year when its lease expires January 31, 2018. The store will be open for business to customers through January 2018. The closing will impact approximately 42 associates currently working at this location.

“We continually evaluate our business at each store location, and had to make the difficult decision not to renew our lease,” commented Bill Tracy, President and Chief Executive Officer for The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. “We would like to thank the loyal customers who have shopped with Bon-Ton over the years as well as our devoted store associates for their dedication and friendly customer service to this community.”

In January, associates at this location will be offered the opportunity to interview for available positions in the company or receive career transition benefits, including severance, according to established practices and state employment service support.

About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 260 stores, which includes 9 furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 24 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, ElderBeerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates. The stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves. For further information, please visit http://investors.bonton.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Christine Hojnacki
414-347-5329
christine.hojnacki@bonton.com

Source: Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

Rite Aid announces availability of naloxone at more than 440 pharmacies in Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont without prescription

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid announced today (Sept. 27, 2016) that naloxone, a medication that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is now available at more than 440 pharmacies in Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont without a prescription, subject to state regulations. Previously, naloxone, which can be administered by injection or nasal spray, was only available with a physician’s prescription.

“According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 78 people die from an opioid overdose in the United States each day,” said Jocelyn Konrad, Rite Aid executive vice president of pharmacy. “Rite Aid is committed to helping reduce the number deaths due to opioid overdoses and making naloxone available without a prescription at our pharmacies in Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont is an important action we can take in the fight against opioid abuse.”

Naloxone is also available for purchase without patient specific prescriptions at Rite Aid pharmacies in 13 additional states including: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

To date, Rite Aid has trained more than 10,000 pharmacists on naloxone dispensing. Rite Aid is also working to expand its naloxone dispensing program in other states served by the Company where naloxone is currently only available with a prescription.

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 2016 annual revenues of $30.7 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

Contact:

Media:
Ashley Flower
717-975-5718

Source: Rite Aid Corporation