Rite Aid Corporation is a retail drugstore chain in the United States. As of March 1, 2014, the Company operated 4,587 stores in 31 states across the country and in the District of Columbia. The Company sells prescription drugs and other merchandise, which is termed as front-end products. Front-end products include over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise and numerous other everyday and convenience products. The Company offers photo processing services preventive services, including screenings, medical tests, immunizations and basic physical exams. The Company�s customers can order prescription refills over the Internet through website, www.riteaid.com, or over the phone through telephonic automated refill systems for pick up at a Rite Aid store. The Company has a strategic alliance with GNC, nationwide retailer of vitamin and mineral supplements and personal care.