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Judy Sansone

Sansone is set to retire from CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Judy Sansone, CVS Pharmacy’s chief merchant and senior vice president of front-store business, will retire in September. She will be replaced by George Coleman, who is senior vice president of merchandising. Sansone’s retirement rings down the curtain on a 42-year career at CVS that began as a part-time cashier, leading eventually to

CVS announces organizational changes

CVS announces organizational changes

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  CVS Pharmacy on Thursday said it has expanded the responsibilities of Judy Sansone, the chain’s senior vice president of front store business and chief merchant. In addition, George Coleman has been promoted to senior vice president of merchandising, reporting to Sansone. He had been vice president of merchandising for consumer health care.

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 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

Retailer of the Year honorees receive awards

Retailer of the Year honorees receive awards

NEW YORK — Racher Press Inc., the publisher of  Mass Market Retailers and Chain Drug Review, presented its 2015 Retailer of the Year awards last evening in New York City. The annual event drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channel to a ballroom at the new headquarters of Time