December 2, 2016

TRICARE serves 9.5 million patients all told, including Active Duty Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide.

December 1, 2016

According to the CVS Health poll, 26% of respondents admitted they put off needed medical care in the past month because of high costs.

December 1, 2016

Millennials are encouraged to sign up at DoSomething.org/shelves where they can download a template and create artwork with items they want to see behind checkout counters instead of tobacco products.

November 30, 2016

Store expected to be in Denver’s West Highland neighborhood.

November 29, 2016

Combined, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health and OptumRx, UnitedHealth Group’s free-standing pharmacy care services business, will offer service providing several benefits.

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

November 21, 2016

Retailer offering a $20 reward for loyalty members who spend $50 on seasonal items during three-day event.

November 18, 2016

A partnership between CVS Pharmacy and Unilever is showcasing the ways in which beauty plays a key role in the health and wellness aisle.

November 16, 2016

CVS Health in September partnered with the YMCA to help expand its Diabetes Prevention Program, a group-based lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

November 16, 2016

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.

November 16, 2016

Frustrated watching specialty stores, online merchants and department stores siphon off a market they once controlled more than 50% of, mass marketers are firing back to regain their dominance of the $16 billion U.S. beauty market.

November 14, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the natural beverage and beer categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisles.

November 14, 2016

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.

November 8, 2016

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.

November 7, 2016

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.

November 3, 2016

By achieving URAC accreditation, CVS Health has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

October 28, 2016

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.

October 28, 2016

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)

October 20, 2016

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

October 19, 2016

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.

October 19, 2016

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.

October 18, 2016

As many as 44% of people personally know someone who has been addicted to pain medication, so CVS Health Foundation and DoSomething.org paired together on an innovative millennial-driven campaign to 'do something' about it.

October 17, 2016

In the slightly less than one year since CVS Health acquired all of Target’s 1,669 pharmacies and 79 retail clinics, the company has completed the process of turning them into CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations. As ambitious as those numbers may sound, now comes the even tougher job — making patients in those stores aware of the health services they can now access at their local CVS Pharmacy in Target.

October 17, 2016

This isn’t your parents’ private-label business any more. To be sure, the rules of the store brand game have changed over the years — price matters, but it certainly isn’t the only factor driving the growing consumer interest in private label that exists today. CVS has upped its game in private label over the last several years, with store brand penetration up from about 17% in 2010 to more than 22% today.