Rite Aid reports July SSS up 4.6% Rite Aid reports For the four weeks ended July 26, same store sales increased 4.6% over the prior-year period. July front-end same store sales increased 1.5%. Pharmacy same store sales, which included an approximate 203 basis points negative impact from new generic introductions, increased 6.0%. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 3.9% over the prior-year period. Total drugstore sales for the four-week period increased 4.1% to $1.975B compared to $1.898B for the same period last year. Prescription sales accounted for 68.6% of drugstore sales, and third party prescription sales represented 97.5% of pharmacy sales.