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REVCO ACQUIRES SEVEN FOX DRUG STORES IN GREATER CLEVELAND

 TWINSBURG, Ohio, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Revco D.S., Inc., (NYSE: RXR) announced today that it has acquired seven Fox Drug Stores in the Greater Cleveland area. These stores will be operated as Revco Drug Stores.
 "The acquisition of these seven stores is consistent with our strategy for growth and our continuing commitment to Cleveland," said D. Dwayne Hoven, Revco president and chief executive officer. "They will increase our market coverage and make Revco services more convenient and accessible to our customers."
 With the addition of these stores, Revco now operates 111 drug stores in the Greater Cleveland area. The new stores are located at:
 -- 830 S.O.M. Center Rd., Mayfield Village;
 -- 7979 Broadview Rd., Broadview Heights;
 -- 7383 State Rd., Parma;
 -- 7800 W. 130th St., Parma;
 -- 19600 W. 130th St., Strongsville;
 -- 40 W. Bridge St., Berea;
 -- 375 Lear St., Avon Lake.
 Customers of these former Fox Drug Stores will now enjoy Revco services -- including an advanced patient counseling program -- and products. Through Prescription Access Link, an interactive pharmacy computer system, a Revco pharmacist can provide prescription information, counsel patients on medication usage, and provide a personalized Patient Advisory Leaflet to advise consumers on proper use of their prescribed medication.
 Revco currently operates about 1,200 Revco Drug Stores in nine contiguous eastern states, and fills more than 50 million prescriptions annually. Based in Twinsburg, Ohio, the company has annual sales in excess of $2.2 billion.
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 /CONTACT: Bob A. Newmark of Revco, 216-425-9811, ext. 3330/
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