April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

April 28, 2016

In addition to New Hampshire, CVS Pharmacy locations in 22 other states can now dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.

April 28, 2016

RxCrossroads, a subsidiary of CVS Health, unveiled plans for significant expansion of its distribution center in Louisville, Ky., the Courier-Journal, a USA Today publication, reported Thursday. Acquired in 2005 by Omnicare and later in 2015 by CVS Health, RxCrossroads offers a portfolio of specialty distribution, pharmacy and patient support services. Anticipating a surge in customer demand, the company has laid out plans for an $11 million building, with $8.7 million in equipment and $600,000 in additional startup costs, the Courier-Journal reported. (Courier-Journal

April 27, 2016

New results of a poll recently conducted by CVS Health and Morning Consult found 72% of respondents would be interested in a drug take back day in their community. 

April 25, 2016

There are now 56 MinuteClinic locations in Chicagoland, including clinics in CVS Pharmacy stores. Chicago is MinuteClinic's largest metropolitan market in the United States.

April 21, 2016

In addition to the 13 CVS Pharmacy locations in Target, CVS Pharmacy operates 11 free-standing stores in Utah.

April 19, 2016

CVS Health is teaming up with a Bay Area startup to fulfill digital purchases at local brick-and-mortar stores.

April 18, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation is teaming up with the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) on a new scholarship program to support student excellence in projects related to healthcare- and pharmacy-related quality.

April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 14, 2016

CVS Pharmacy is bringing its CVS Pharmacy y más to the Los Angeles market.

April 13, 2016

The Cleveland Clinic is providing customers of a CVS MinuteClinic in Ohio with access to its experts for both online and mobile doctor visits, Fast Company reported Wednesday. "Some of our best doctors see that this [telehealth] is where the world is going," Peter Rasmussen, the medical director of distance health at the Cleveland Clinic, told Fast Company. "We want to meet the expectations of patients now and in the future." (Fast Company

April 13, 2016

After 13 years with the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Ted Peterson recently retired as VP of CHPA to start a new company. DSN asked some of his colleagues and counterparts about the impact he has had on the business.

April 13, 2016

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

April 5, 2016

The accreditation program evaluated CVS Specialty based on such organizational standards as pharmacy care, pharmacy operations and specialty drug and patient management, as well as   the company’s customer service, communications and disclosure standards. 

March 31, 2016

Over the next five years, CVS Health has committed $50 million toward creating the first tobacco-free generation through its #BeTheFirst campaign.

March 29, 2016

NEW YORK - Ad Week on Monday interviewed CVS Health's Norman de Greve, SVP and chief marketing officer, regarding how exiting tobacco was only the first step in brand shifting from being the proverbial "drug store on the corner" to a "multifaceted healthcare company." "What was compelling to me was I cannot think of another example in corporate America where a company sacrificed $2 billion of revenue for what they felt was the right thing to do," de Greve said. "We know these facts are true, that more purpose-driven companies, a) millennials and consumers want to do business with … and b) it's great for recruiting. It proved out for us in both of those ways." (Ad Week)

March 29, 2016

In April 2015, the CVS Health Foundation announced a total of 55 grant recipients that have since made meaningful progress toward their goals of improving. This year, CVS committed $1.5 million.

March 24, 2016

Drug Channels on Thursday reflected on the recent web-weaving deals announced by Walgreens Boots Alliance, namely that the company increased its ownership stake in AmerisourceBergen to 15% and partnered with PBM OptumRx on 90-day fills. "As these deals illustrate, WBA is no itsy-bitsy channel participant," concluded Adam Fein, president Pembroke Consulting and CEO Drug Channels Institute. "It’s spinning a complicated network of silky connections throughout the healthcare system." (Drug Channels

March 22, 2016

According to the latest reports, only 3.1% of teens abused DXM in 2015, compared to 5.4% who reported abusing DXM in 2006. 

March 22, 2016

Anthem is claiming that the PBM Express Scripts charged Anthem with higher than competitive benchmark pricing on pharmaceutical products.

March 21, 2016

The Shopper Marketing Effie Awards honor work that showcases the best utilization of shopper insights that lead to effective engagements and activations with shoppers along their path to purchase.

March 18, 2016

The CVS/pharmacy destroyed by fire during riots last year in Baltimore has re-opened earlier this month, the Association of Health Care Journalists reported Friday. The initial closure of the CVS/pharmacy highlighted the important role pharmacies play across inner-city communities. 

March 17, 2016

CVS Pharmacy on Wednesday relaunched the exclusive Nuance Salma Hayek cosmetics collection at Spring Studios in New York City. 

March 16, 2016

In partnership with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, CVS Health Foundation has committed $5 million in grants over five years to nonprofit organizations that are committed to educating young people about the dangers of tobacco.