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According to the New York Times, RiteAid, one of the country’s largest pharmacy chains, faces more than a thousand lawsuits that say it filled illegal prescriptions for painkillers.


  1. According to the article, how much has RiteAid’s stock fallen since the start of the year?
  2. According to the video, the big question is: “Who could or would buy RiteAid?” Why is this such a complex question?
  3. Where are most of RiteAid’s stores located?

Source: Holman, J. and L. Hirsch. (2023). Rite Aid, Facing Slumping Sales and Opioid Suits, Files for Bankruptcy. The New York Times, Oct. 16 (Retrievable online at