As CVS Health continues to develop and expand its Registered Apprenticeship program, the company will explore how it can offer apprenticeship opportunities in additional fields, including logistics and digital as well.
Walgreens currently operates 8,173 stores in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Rite Aid, meanwhile, operates 4,561 locations across 31 states and Washington, D.C.
Newsday on Friday reported a federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of 74 pharmacies and assets to CVS Health and Rite Aid in a deal valued collectively at more than $31.4 million. "CVS will purchase the prescription records from 58 stores [and] Rite Aid will purchase the prescription records of 16 stores," the paper reported. (Newsday)
"Competition is essential in every part of our economy, and especially so in a market as complex and important as health care," Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said about Walgreens’ planned acquisition of Rite Aid.
“We believe international consumers will love shopping the great brands, great prices and exclusive products that are synonymous with Target,” stated Jason Goldberger, president of Target.com and Mobile.