WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy plans to acquire DeMotte, Ind.-based regional drug chain Fagen Pharmacy. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. CVS said it agreed to buy 20 Fagen drug stores in northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois. Plans call for eight of the Fagen stores to be converted and rebannered to CVS Pharmacy locations
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and Cleveland Clinic are expanding the clinical affiliation they forged eight years ago to enhance access to and quality of health care for patients in Northeast Ohio and Florida. The partners aim to build on the success of the alliance by introducing new services through CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locales.
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
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy plans to buy Doc’s Drugs, a chain of 14 drug stores in Illinois. Financial terms of the acquisition weren’t disclosed. CVS said all of the Doc’s stores will be converted and rebannered as CVS Pharmacy by late July. The Doc’s stores being acquired — including one Sartoris Drugs location —
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has opened its first store in Colorado, and more locations in the state are planned in the coming months and next year. CVS said the new store at 16920 East Lincoln Ave. in Parker, Colo., is the first of three locations to open in the greater Denver market. Plans call
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
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
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
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
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has removed partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed food, from all its private label snacks and groceries. The retailer now offers over 600 exclusive consumable options that are free from artificial trans fats. The chain took the action a year and a half
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.
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