NEW YORK — Ralph Hoagland III, a serial entrepreneur who helped create CVS, America’s largest drug chain, died Friday. He was 86. Hoagland died from complications due to posterior cortical atrophy, a dementia-related disease, CVS confirmed in a statement. “All of us at CVS were saddened to learn of the passing of the company’s co-founder,
PHILADELPHIA — CVS Health rolled out its new HealthHUB store design in 13 CVS Pharmacy locations in Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. During a ribbon-cutting event Thursday at the company’s HealthHUB location at Macdade Boulevard in Folsom, Pa., the community celebrated the new, innovative store format that features a broader range of health care services
TAMPA, Fla. — People in the Greater Tampa area can now experience health care that is simple, convenient and affordable with the debut Tuesday of HealthHUB, CVS Health’s new store design in nine CVS Pharmacy locations across the community. During a ribbon-cutting event at the company’s HealthHUB location at 704 West Martin Luther King Jr.
CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation welcomed 481 nonprofits to its 2020 KidCents class – it’s largest ever – and awarded more than $2.4 million to support the charities that advance the health and wellbeing of children in communities that Rite Aid serves. The number of KidCents charities has more than doubled since
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart said on Friday that chief merchant Steve Bratspies is leaving the company. Bratspies has been the company’s chief merchandising officer for more than four years, a key role that oversees product selection and pricing in its U.S. stores, according to the company. He will be replaced by Scott McCall, another company
WASHINGTON – Holiday retail sales during 2019 grew 4.1% over the same period in 2018 to $730.2 billion, the National Retail Federation said this week. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Online and other non-store sales were up 14.6% over the year before at $167.8 billion and are included in the total.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health is committed to filling prescriptions, providing pharmacy services and providing other assistance in Puerto Ricofollowing the trio of catastrophic earthquakes recorded this past week. The company is providing pharmacy services to members of La Administración de Seguros de Salud de Puerto Rico (ASES) to ensure the residents of Puerto Ricohave
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Puerto Rico as many communities work to recover in the aftermath of earthquakes that impacted the region last week. Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15, Walgreens customers throughout Puerto Rico and South Florida can make donations at store checkout to the American Red Cross earthquake relief. The store
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy president Kevin Hourican is leaving the company to become president and CEO of food service company Sysco Corp. “Retail pharmacy and the role pharmacists play in health care are rapidly evolving, and we’ll continue to lead the way in responding to changing patient needs,” said Larry Merlo, president and chief
DEERFIELD, Ill. — During its 119-year history, a spirit of innovation has always been a part of Walgreens’ DNA — from the introduction of child-resistant prescription containers to the first drive-through pharmacy. Since the retailer merged with Alliance Boots in 2014, the evaluation and deployment of new ideas has accelerated even further, and the combined
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Since 1942, family-owned Lewis Drug has been providing shoppers in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota with quality prescription and over-the-counter drugs complemented by sophisticated and comprehensive front-end offerings. Through the years, despite challenges from big-box chains that have staked claims in Lewis territory — as well as the adversity the company
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Judy Sansone has seen a lot of changes during the course of her diverse career at CVS Health and, in many cases, she has helped play a major role in the evolution of the company from a regional drug store operator into a national chain, a pharmacy innovation company, and now a
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance’s first quarter results fell short of Wall Street’s forecast. Adjusted earnings per share for the period ended November 30 were $1.37, while analysts had projected $1.41. Adjusted net earnings slid 11.8% to $1.2 billion, down 11.6% on a constant currency basis, from the year-ago period. Revenue also missed expectations,
DALLAS, Ga. — About a 40-minute drive from Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, in a community that bears little resemblance to the Texas city that shares the same name, a new health care facility has risen, almost overnight, that seeks, with considerable success, to address the problems many Americans face in gaining access to affordable