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July 13, 2011 09:07 ET

Analyst Research on Rite Aid Corp. and Walgreen Co. - Drug Stores Sector Sees Improvement in June

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Drug Stores industry and has completed analytical research on Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) and Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

The Drug Stores Sector is experiencing a period of strong performance lately. The recession was hard on companies like Rite Aid Corp. which has been trying to cut costs and streamline its operations since the downturn in consumer spending greatly cut into its profits. Investors looking for free research on Rite Aid Corp. are welcome to sign up at for our new report. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Drug Stores industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Rite Aid Corp. and Walgreen Co.; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at

While the stubborn unemployment situation and high fuel costs are conspiring to shake some consumers' confidence, the sector has been using promotional activity to help lure consumers. Sales have consequently been growing for companies like leading drug store Walgreen Co. which said its sales in June rose 6.8% over a year ago. Investors looking for complimentary research on Walgreen Co. are welcome to sign up at for our new report.

The sector seems to be benefiting from the number of generic offerings in its pharmacy segments which allows it to increase prescription volumes. There is also movement towards a more comprehensive offering of health-care services that seeks to make drug stores into more of a one-stop location where consumers can get vaccinations, prescription medicines and groceries. If the economic recovery takes a strong grip and consumers begin substantially increasing their spending, the sector should see some big gains. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Drug Stores industry.

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