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CVS sales, earnings top Wall Street estimates

CVS sales, earnings top Wall Street estimates

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Pharmacy gains propelled CVS Health’s second quarter results ahead of Wall Street’s expectations. Retail sales for the three months ended June 30 climbed 5.7% to $20.7 billion, despite less front-end traffic. Overall same-store sales rose 5.9%. Pharmacy sales jumped 8.3% from a year ago, while same-store front-end sales dipped 1%. CVS’ revenue advanced

CVS rolls out delivery service

CVS rolls out delivery service

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has expanded its prescription delivery service nationwide and made same-day delivery available in five new major markets. The move makes CVS the first national retailer to make both pharmacy and front-end delivery available chainwide. “The national launch of our prescription delivery service, including the expansion of same-day delivery in five

Pink Luminous Breast tool to launch at CVS this summer

Pink Luminous Breast tool to launch at CVS this summer

MIAMI — SilkPro USA, makers of the unique breast health assistance tool Pink Luminous Breast, announced that the device is slated to launch at 100 CVS stores by August 2018. SilkPro USA is also working with CVS Corporate on a nationwide expansion of the device, which will be in place by the end of 2018, and

Jet-Alert, Jet-Asleep available at select CVS stores

Jet-Alert, Jet-Asleep available at select CVS stores

BELL PLAINE, Minn. — Jet-Alert regular strength 120 count caffeine tablets and Jet-Asleep 100 count nighttime sleep aids are now available at select CVS stores nationwide.  Following the launch of these two Jet Brand products on CVS store shelves, store locators have been added to both the Jet-Alert and Jet-Asleep website to assist consumers in finding

It’s time to respect the differences of the ‘Big Three’

It’s time to respect the differences of the ‘Big Three’

There are some consumers who see the drug store shopping experience as all about convenience. And if you work for one of the Big Three drug chains, this is incredibly frustrating because of the considerable efforts each of these chains has to make to understand its shopper’s personal attributes, her brand preferences and her purchase

CVS to acquire Red Cross Pharmacy

CVS to acquire Red Cross Pharmacy

MARSHALL, Mo. and WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Red Cross Pharmacy, a top 50 drugstore chain as well as one of the oldest pharmacy businesses in the country, announced that it plans to sell its 14 retail pharmacies to CVS Pharmacy effective June 6, 2018. The Company, which primarily services markets in northwest central Missouri, has two

CVS helps patients fight high Rx costs

CVS helps patients fight high Rx costs

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has revealed a new, comprehensive program designed to combat rising prescription drug prices and help patients save money on their medications. The new initiatives are being launched against a background of ongoing increases in manufacturers’ list prices for drugs and a growing percentage of Americans who have high-deductible health plans.

CVS unveils kidney care, home dialysis initiative

CVS unveils kidney care, home dialysis initiative

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced a new initiative focused on early identification of kidney disease and home dialysis for individuals with chronic kidney disease. CVS explained that the program will introduce new home hemodialysis technology that should position the company as a “positive disruptor” in the field, with the potential to “help reshape and

Kevin Hourican named president of CVS Pharmacy

Kevin Hourican named president of CVS Pharmacy

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  Kevin Hourican has been promoted to president of CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health. Hourican, who most recently served as the company’s executive vice president of retail pharmacy, had been serving as interim president of the drug chain following the departure of Helena Foulkes, who left to head Hudson’s Bay Co. In his

CVS announces new collaboration with Job Corps

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health today announced a new collaboration with Job Corps, the largest free residential education and job training program for young adults. “As the skills gap in the U.S. widens, CVS Health recognizes the important role externships, which offer on-the-job training with classroom instruction, play in building a pipeline of future skilled talent,”

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