11/16/2016 - 2:58pm

Consumers are learning for the first time that they may be diabetic or prediabetic from their neighborhood pharmacist as opposed to their primary care doctors with the advent of complimentary health screenings available through a growing number of retail health fairs.

11/14/2016 - 11:13am

The CVS Health Foundation has teamed up the American Cancer Society to award grants to 20 U.S. colleges and universities as part of their Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative.

11/08/2016 - 7:49am

Retailer reports a 23.6% increase in net earnings to $1.5 billion and a revenue increase of 15.5% to $6 billion for the period ended Sept. 30.

11/07/2016 - 2:29pm

The retailer teamed with the NFL’s New England Patriots on Nov. 5 to provide a football skills camp for nearly 30 veterans from Massachusetts and Rhode Island at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough.

10/28/2016 - 11:58am

Drug Store News hosted an exclusive reception last week in Providence, R.I., to mark the release of the October 2016 issue of DSN, which featured the special cover feature, “CVS Doubles Down on Health.” In all, more than 100 guests attended, including about 25 CVS executives and select members of the vendor community.

10/28/2016 - 9:39am

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kroger may not be the only retail pharmacy in the hunt for divested Rite Aid stores following the proposed merger between Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite aid, BNL Finance reported in a blog posted Thursday. In fact, they may not even be a good fit - Walmart in its move toward smaller retail footprints may be a better suitor. "However, I think the sleeping giants that no one is talking about ... are competing pharmacy benefit managers like Express Scripts Holding and Catamaran," wrote Brian Nichols, BNL Finance editor-in-chief. "All of Express Scripts and Catamaran’s competitors are getting stronger in the PBM space, with a combination of retail pharmacies, wholesale and PBM. [So] don’t be surprised if Express Scripts and Catamaran ... make a move to form a retail pharmacy business with 700 Rite Aid stores." (BNL Finance)

10/20/2016 - 9:13am

CVS Health works with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to provide the drug collection units that help rid communities of unwanted medications.

10/19/2016 - 4:08pm

With just weeks to go before its annual Industry Issues Summit conference — one of the most highly-anticipated, must-attend events on the drug store industry calendar — Drug Store News has announced another top-tier roster of some of the most talented and creative retail executives in the business for the annual thought-leadership/networking event.

10/19/2016 - 8:43am

CVS Pay first launched as a pilot program this August in the New York City metro area and the adoption of the program as well as feedback from customers has exceeded expectations.