June 18- Rite Aid Corp, the No.3 U.S. drugstore chain operator, reported slower-than-expected quarterly same-store sales growth as the introduction of new generic drugs hurt pharmacy sales. Net income more than halved to $18.8 million, or 2 cents per share, in the quarter, from $41.4 million, or 4 cents per share, a year earlier. The fall in net income was mainly due to...» Read More
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