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CVS Health, Cigna take new approach to care

CVS Health, Cigna take new approach to care

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and Cigna say they’re ushering in a new health care and drug coverage model with the launch of Cigna Health Works, which joins Cigna-administered health benefits with CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic retail pharmacy and health services. CVS and Cigna said Thursday that Cigna Health Works is designed to help patients

Health, beauty solutions are focal point at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has unveiled a new store design with an expanded assortment of healthier food, health-focused products and beauty selections paired with informational signage. Together with digital programs, the changes represent the next evolution of the customer experience at CVS. “Pharmacy is the heart of our business, and our focus on providing

CVS Pharmacy moves ahead with front-end strategy

CVS Pharmacy moves ahead with front-end strategy

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has unveiled the next phase of its front-end strategy, including new store designs, more better-for-you food and health-focused products, expanded beauty offerings and informational signage storewide. CVS said more than 800 stores nationwide have been remodeled with the new front-end design and assortment, and over 3,400 locations now have expanded

CVS Pharmacy chief beauty care merchant to depart

CVS Pharmacy chief beauty care merchant to depart

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Alex Perez-Tenessa, chief beauty care merchant at CVS Pharmacy, is leaving the company. Alex Perez-Tenessa CVS confirmed on Monday that Perez-Tenessa, vice president of merchandising for beauty and personal care for the drug chain, is departing to pursue other career opportunities. Published reports said Perez-Tenessa is joining online retail giant Amazon.com. Perez-Tenessa joined

Walmart claims biggest share in personal care market

Walmart claims biggest share in personal care market

SHELTON, Conn. — Walmart holds the largest share of the personal care market among all retailers, according to TABS Analytics. Meanwhile, CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens have helped make rewards programs consumers’ preferred vehicle for getting deals on personal care items, the 2017 TABS Personal Care Study found. In the $40 billion personal care market, Walmart has

CURLS expands distribution to CVS stores

CURLS expands distribution to CVS stores

FRISCO, Texas — Natural hair care brand Curls has broadened its retail availability to 7,200 CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. Curls said Thursday that CVS now carries Crème Brule Whipped Curl Cream, Goddess Curls Botanical Gelle, Lavish Curls Moisturizer and Passion Fruit Curls Control Paste, as well as select products from the Curls Blueberry Bliss Collection.

CVS cuts trans fats from store-brand foods

CVS cuts trans fats from store-brand foods

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Artificial trans fats are now gone from a range of store-brand food products at CVS Pharmacy. CVS said Wednesday that it’s the first national retail drug chain to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) — the chief source of artificial trans fats in processed foods — from all of its exclusive store-brand food