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Walgreens To Purchase Rival Rite-Aid For $17.2B: What Does This Mean For Customers?

Walgreens and Rite Aid announced that their merger is settled for 2016. Buyers of pharmaceutical products and patients with subscriptions welcomed the news, as it brings them a handful of advantages.

Deals October 28, 2015

Rite Aid To Accept Apple Pay And Google Wallet On Aug. 15

After initially refusing to accept NFC mobile payments in support of still unavailable CurrentC, Rite Aid now has a change of heart.

Business August 12, 2015

Week in review: Top 5 headlines not to miss

It's been a busy week in tech, but not everyone has the time to keep up. So we've put together an easy list of all the important news.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2014

Wonder why Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid and other retail giants said no to Apple Pay? Here's why

Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have disabled support for Apple Pay in favor of a bulkier, less secure solution called CurrentC, which will not be around until next year.

Business October 29, 2014

Alibaba: We'd love to hook up with Apple Pay and Tim Cook is just as interested

Jack Ma, the richest person in China, wants to join forces with Apple CEO Tim Cook on an endeavor to expand Apple Pay. Though Apple's virtual wallet system has had its challenges, it welcomed more than 1 million new accounts within its first 72 hours of availability, says Cook.

Apps/Software October 28, 2014

Apple Pay not every retailer's dream as two early supporters opt out

CVS and Rite Aid pull support for Apple Pay as they explore other options. As members of the rival MCX network, they may already have a strong idea in which direction they'll head for a virtual wallet platform.

Apps/Software October 27, 2014

Apple Pay faces big odds: Rite Aid, CVS join other retailers in saying 'No' to the hype

CVS is now the second major retailer to cut support for NFC payments, which includes payments using Apple Pay and Google Wallet. The ending of support is likely because CVS and Rite Aid, along with other retailers, plan to launch their own mobile payment system in early 2015.

Business October 27, 2014

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