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Hourican exits CVS for Sysco

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced earlier this month that president Kevin Hourican is leaving the company to become president and chief executive officer 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

Hourican leaving CVS to head Sysco

Hourican leaving CVS to head Sysco

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

CVS makes Oregon debut

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever stand-alone store in Oregon. The new store is the first of three retail locations to open in the greater Portland market in 2019, with one more store opening in 2020. In addition, to mark CVS Pharmacy’s entrance into the Portland market, the

CVS Health expands focus on helping people quit smoking

CVS Health expands focus on helping people quit smoking

WOONSOCKET, R.I.  — Five years after it made the move to pull tobacco products from CVS Pharmacy locations, CVS Health said Monday it is expanding its focus on helping people quit smoking. Be The First, the five-year, $50 million dollar initiative by the company and the CVS Health Foundation to help create the first tobacco-free generation, is tackling

CVS takes CarePass nationwide

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has extended its CarePass paid membership loyalty program across the country. Consumers can join CarePass on a month-to-month basis for $5 a month, or obtain a discounted annual membership for a fee of $48. Benefits include: • Free one- to two-day day delivery on qualifying prescriptions and most purchases made

UPS services now available at CVS

ATLANTA — CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide have begun offering UPS package pickup and return services. The pickup options will roll out to more than 6,000 stores and combine two of the nation’s biggest brands. “This deal offers additional convenience to consumers in the e-commerce era,” said UPS chief marketing officer Kevin Warren. “Working with CVS

CVS begins testing plan for vitamins

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy recently launched Tested to Be Trusted, a program requiring third-party testing of all vitamins and supplements sold in-store and online to confirm the accuracy of the dietary ingredients list on the supplement facts panel and to confirm that products are free from certain additives and ingredients. 1,400 vitamins and supplements

CVS Health and SmileDirectClub team up

CVS Health and SmileDirectClub team up

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and SmileDirectClub Thursday said they plan to expand access to affordable, convenient orthodontic clear aligner therapy through SmileShops in hundreds of CVS Pharmacy locations. After a successful pilot, SmileDirectClub SmileShops will launch in hundreds of CVS Pharmacy locations in 2019, more than doubling SmileDirectClub’s current physical footprint and consumer access to revolutionary

CVS launches same-day Rx delivery nationwide

CVS launches same-day Rx delivery nationwide

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy said Thursday it is now offering prescription delivery within hours in addition to their 1-2 day prescription delivery service available nationwide. The service, delivered by Shipt, a same-day delivery marketplace, is available at 6,000 CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, giving patients a faster and even more convenient way to get their

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