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
NEW YORK — In support of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Rite Aid and CVS Pharmacy are giving consumers more reasons to come to their pharmacies for a flu shot. Rite Aid is offering customers $5 off the cash price of a flu vaccination through Dec. 17. The standard trivalent flu shot costs $27.99 and the
WOONSOCKET, R.I., and CHICAGO — UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx aims to bring more prescription drug and pharmacy care options to clients and members through a new partnership with CVS Pharmacy. The companies said Tuesday that they will offer employers a new pharmacy network solution enabling eligible OptumRx members to fill 90-day prescriptions at the more than
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health posted sales gains in both of its business units and adjusted earnings per share above Wall Street’s forecast for the third quarter. However, CVS said Tuesday that it lowered its outlook for full-year 2016 and, in preliminary guidance for fiscal 2017, expects to lose over 40 million retail prescriptions due
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As vice president of consumables and general merchandise for CVS Pharmacy, Mike McEnany has helped oversee the chain’s expansion of healthier food and beverages. “Since CVS Pharmacy became the first and only national retail pharmacy chain to remove tobacco products from its shelves in 2014, the next natural step in this evolution
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — After a successful test, CVS Pharmacy has rolled out its CVS Curbside Pickup service to more than 4,000 stores nationwide. The free service enables CVS Pharmacy shoppers to buy front-end products and over-the-counter items — including health, beauty and grocery offerings — via the retailer’s mobile app or on CVS.com. The orders
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Following three pilots launched in the spring, CVS Pharmacy is rolling out its CVS Curbside Pickup service to more than 4,000 stores. Plans call for the free service, accessed via the CVS Pharmacy app or CVS.com, to go live on Monday in 40 major markets nationwide, including many stores in Boston, New
NEW YORK — CVS Pharmacy and Walmart are two of the nation’s most-trusted brands, according to a Reader’s Digest poll. The publisher’s second annual Trusted Brands Survey, in which Ipsos Connect conducted online interviews with more than 5,000 U.S. adults, named CVS as the most trusted national pharmacy/drug store and Walmart as the most trusted
Only days — or weeks — may remain until Walgreens Boots Alliance’s long-delayed acquisition of Rite Aid gets the go-ahead from the Federal Trade Commission. If and when that clearance comes, Rite Aid will officially become part of WBA, and the competition between the Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy drug chains will finally take form so
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has launched digital receipts as an option for members of its ExtraCare loyalty program. The choice is being rolled out to all 7,900 CVS stores. Customers will be able to opt out of receiving paper receipts for all in-store purchases when completing their transactions in the front of a store.