Report: NYC's Avignone Chemists sells Rx files to CVS/pharmacy

NEW YORK — Avignone Chemists, which is located in New York City’s West Village neighborhood, has sold its pharmacy business to CVS/pharmacy, according to a local news report.

While the patient files have been transferred to a CVS/pharmacy just a few blocks away at Washington Place and Sixth Avenue, according to an article by, the store will continue to sell front-end merchandise, including higher-end beauty.

As evidenced by such merchants as C.O. Bigelow and Caswell-Massey, higher-end, beauty-centric apothecary style independents continue to thrive.


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