ISSAQUAH, Wash. – Costco Wholesale Corp. announced the election of Helena Foulkes to its board of directors. Foulkes is a former CVS Pharmacy president with more than 25 years of experience at the pharmacy retailer. After leaving CVS in early 2018, she joined Canada’s oldest retailer, Hudson’s Bay Co., as its first female chief executive
Helena Foulkes is running for governor of Rhode Island. For those among you — very few, I’m certain — who don’t know Helena by name, reputation or both, she has been, over the past two decades, one of the significant contributors to the mass retailing community. For a time, she held the No. 2 position
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Kevin Hourican, executive vice president of retail pharmacy and supply chain at CVS Health, will run the company’s retail division on an interim basis following the departure of Helena Foulkes. As the interim head of CVS Pharmacy, Hourican will report to CVS Health chief operating officer Jon Roberts, the company said Thursday.
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
Who are the outstanding retail executives of the year? In years past, this determination would be a difficult task, because so many capable executives would be in contention. This year, not so much — not, at least, if individual success is measured by the success of the company. As we’ve pointed out, 2016 will not
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has launched CVS Express, a curbside and in-store pickup service for nonprescription items that’s accessed via the CVS Pharmacy app. CVS said Tuesday that the service is one of fruits of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab and was developed in partnership with Palo Alto, Calif.-based Curbside, the maker of the