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CVS/pharmacy's plans for health, beauty in line with company mission

How is CVS Health planning to replace the loss of $2 billion in tobacco sales? By driving core front-end businesses and improving the shopping experience. In fact, CVS/pharmacy has big plans for health and beauty, Helena Foulkes, EVP and president of CVS/pharmacy, told analysts during the company’s Annual Analyst Day on Dec. 16.

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Dollar General still in the hunt for Family Dollar

Dollar General on Friday stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

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Pharmacists rank second in Gallup Integrity Survey

Gallup has released its annual Honesty and Integrity Survey, and pharmacists maintained their ranking in the second position — behind only nurses and tied with medical doctors.

The survey measures the public’s trust of diverse professions, including but also well beyond health care.