|By Marketwired .||
|June 18, 2014 10:50 AM EDT||
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/14 -- Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE) announced today it has entered into a new business relationship with Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) to distribute frozen, refrigerated and fresh food to Rite Aid stores. Core-Mark currently is providing service to approximately 800 Rite Aid stores on the West coast.
"Over the last few years, the Core-Mark team has focused on expanding and strengthening our distribution capabilities and core strategies to better serve its existing clients and attract new customers," said Tom Perkins, Core-Mark chief executive officer. "Core-Mark is proud to have been chosen by Rite Aid, one of the nation's leading drugstore chains, and we look forward to working with Rite Aid to provide high-quality, food service distribution services to its stores and customers."
Core-Mark is one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark offers a full range of products, marketing programs and technology solutions to over 30,000 customer locations in the U.S. and Canada through 28 distribution centers (excluding two distribution facilities the Company operates as a third party logistics provider). Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry convenience products. For more information, please visit www.core-mark.com.
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