Google recently announced it is allowing businesses to send smartphone alerts to consumers via Google Play through a program called Nearby, Internet Retailer reported Tuesday. "CVS is one of the first businesses testing Nearby," the report stated. "CVS is using the Nearby program to let shoppers know they can send photos to the retailer for in-store printing via the CVS smartphone app," Internet Retailer concluded, citing Google. CVS declined to comment, according to the report. (Internet Retailer)
In addition to being able to pick up their prescription medications at the mobile pharmacy, customers can also receive recommended vaccines, such as Tdap, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, CVS Pharmacy noted.
Making emotional connections with one’s team — connecting with the head and leading with the heart — is a key element in nurturing future leaders, according to George Coleman, VP health care at CVS, at Drug Store News’ Future Leaders Summit.
In addition to the 2,900 stores which will stock a wide assortment of healthy foods by year end, another 360 stores will receive significant additional enhancements to the layout of food, beauty and OTCs.
Galderma, the makers of Cetaphil, is unveiling a limited-edition product display in partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) and Camp Wonder, an initiative of the CSDF at 1,500 CVS stores.
In his keynote address, CVS Health chief executive Larry Merlo will outline innovative patient care delivery strategies that increase health care choice, quality and access with the goal of delivering better outcomes.
In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek)
CVS Pharmacy is committed to giving back to the communities where its colleagues live and work, and the company has extended that commitment to Washington with a $50,000 donation to Seattle Children's Hospital.