Helena Foulkes

Inclusive approach creates competitive edge

Many of the boldface names in the retail and consumer products sectors belong to women. Helena Foulkes is president of CVS/pharmacy, the drug chain where Judy Sansone is chief merchant. Kathee Tesija holds the latter position at Target, and Michelle Gloeckler runs Walmart’s consumables business and heads up the company’s U.S. Manufacturing initiative. Delhaize America

CDR gives top honor to Foulkes, CVS team

CDR gives top honor to Foulkes, CVS team

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The editors of Chain Drug Review have named Helena Foulkes, president of CVS/pharmacy, and her colleagues on the company’s retail leadership team as the publication’s Chain Drug Retailers of the Year for 2014. Though Foulkes has been in this position for only 12 months, the group of veteran executives that she heads

CVS bullish about ‘unmatched suite of assets’

NEW YORK — CVS Health “has made the right moves,” and is “very excited about the enterprise that we have become,” president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo said at the company’s annual Analyst Day here. CVS is well positioned to meet the changing needs of consumers, payers and providers with its integrated retail pharmacy,

CVS closes Navarro Discount Pharmacy acquisition

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has wrapped up its acquisition of Hispanic-owned regional drug chain Navarro Discount Pharmacy. CVS reiterated on Monday that the chain’s 33 stores, located in the Miami area, will keep the Navarro banner. The acquisition, announced in mid-July, includes all of Navarro retail drug stores as well as Navarro Health Services,

CVS Caremark adopts new corporate name

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark Corp. has changed its corporate name to CVS Health to reflect its broader commitment to health care. Also on Wednesday, CVS Health announced the end of tobacco sales at all CVS/pharmacy stores, nearly a month ahead of its initial target date of Oct. 1. In announcing the new corporate name

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