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2018 second quarter

CVS’ Q2 sales and earnings beat forecasts

CVS’ Q2 sales and earnings beat forecasts

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health posted second-quarter sales and earnings that easily topped analysts’ projections. Strong retail sales helped lift the company’s adjusted profit to $2.42 a share, well ahead of Wall Street’s prediction of $2.07 a share. Revenue climbed 11.1% to $72.62 billion, beating the forecast of $70.24 billion. The company boosted its fiscal

Target sees sales, traffic surge in Q2

Target sees sales, traffic surge in Q2

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Wednesday posted a 6.5% comparable sales gain for its second quarter, driven by increased store traffic and online sales. That is the company’s biggest increase in more than a decade. Total company sales increased 7.0%, to $17.6 billion, and total revenues rose 6.9% to  $17.8 billion. Target said its traffic