June 13, 2017

The full-day event, held June 13 in Providence, R.I., brought together leaders from such companies as Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, to discuss emerging trends shaping the healthcare industry.

June 9, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission is preparing "advice" to block the deal to merge Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid, according to a Investor's Business Daily report. The news was first reported by Bloomberg. "Shares of Rite Aid sank 14% to 3.03 in afternoon trading on the stock market [and] Walgreens dipped 0.3%. Rival CVS Health (CVS) edged up 0.5%," Investor's Business Daily reported. In addition, shares of Fred's Pharmacy, which has agreed to acquire as many as 1,200 divested Rite Aid locations as part of the deal, dropped 2.5% Friday. (Investor's Business Daily)

June 7, 2017

CVS Pharmacy said the safes deter robberies by delaying the time it takes for employees to be able to open it, requiring a code that triggers a wait time before unlocking the safe

June 5, 2017

All of the chain’s 14 stores will be rebranded and converted by the end of July, with CVS planning to keep as much of the stores’ current employees as possible, the companies said. 

May 31, 2017

Though CVS Pharmacy saw the launch of 39 locations within Target stores in Colorado in 2016, the new Parker, Colo. location is the first retail location for the chain, and the first of three planned openings in the Denver area this year. 

May 30, 2017

CVS Health highlighted its efforts to help curb the opioid abuse epidemic, from offering prescription free naloxone to providing unused drug disposal kiosks and having its pharmacists teach students about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and misuse. 

May 26, 2017

The CVS Health Baseball Camp marked its seventh year Thursday, bringing 20 veterans from Massachusetts and Rhode Island to Fenway Park in Boston to work with Red Sox hitting coaches one-on-one.

May 23, 2017

The retailer welcomed Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Rep. Heather Carter on Tuesday.

May 23, 2017
CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo was the guest on Boston’s WBUR radio station’s “Here & Now” Tuesday, speaking with host Jeremy Hobson about such topics as tax reform, Amazon’s potential entry into pharmacy and the ongoing question of what changes will come to health care as the Senate considers the American Health Care Act. “I think there are elements that make sense from the Republican plan, but clearly there are other elements the Republican plan does not deal with,” Merlo said. “I think there are many open questions that have yet to be answered” (WBUR)
May 23, 2017

The first year of the program supported 19 student-mentor pairs from 15 schools and colleges of pharmacy. In addition, three students were awarded additional scholarships for their outstanding projects and committed efforts throughout the program.

May 22, 2017

All three earned a perfect score on the ranking of the 500 largest publicly traded companies, measured by reported in sales in the latest fiscal year and whose primary stock is listed in the United States or Canada.

May 18, 2017

The seventh-annual full-day event, includes on-field batting practice with Red Sox Hitting Coaches Chili Davis and Victor Rodriguez, a VIP tour of Fenway Park and tickets to the night’s game.

May 17, 2017

Sales of artificial eyelashes packaged with adhesives rose 31% to $157 million, according to IRI data for multi-outlet retailers for the 52-week period ended March 19. Eyelash adhesives kicked in another $30 million and showed growth of 24%.

May 17, 2017

Drug and discount stores have managed to lure customers away from specialty and department stores to their doors for color cosmetics, where brows and lashes are leading the charge to attract shoppers, skin care and bubble bath products.

May 17, 2017

Stephen Gold, the retailer’s EVP and CIO since 2012, sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal.

May 15, 2017

The Long Live Skin campaign kicked off with a video where women share "advice to their younger self."

May 12, 2017

Eighteen pro golfers will be on hand on June 19, including PGA Tour champions Billy Andrade, Brad Faxon, Jay Haas, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Mark O’Meara.

May 10, 2017

Mary Schapiro served as head of the agency from 2009 to 2012 in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

May 10, 2017

The retailer said it is “committed to making health care more affordable and accessible, reducing our environmental impact, and operating our business with integrity.”

May 4, 2017

Following word that imported frozen raw tuna (Ahi) cubes distributed on Oahu tested positive for the virus, retailer recommends those in the Aloha state visit Longs Drugs stores and MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics, which have vaccines available and are able to administer the immunization to patients to protect against Hepatitis A.

May 3, 2017

The program is intended to help diverse vendors gain critical management skills that allow them to expand their partnerships with CVS Health and drive their companies’ success in areas such as marketing, finance and human resources.

May 3, 2017

Retailer were among those named to DiversityInc.’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, which honors the nation's top companies for diversity and inclusion management.

May 3, 2017

Dr. Andrew Sussman was president of MinuteClinic and EVP clinical services at CVS Health, overseeing MinuteClinic’s establishment of collaborative affiliations with more than 75 major U.S. hospital systems under his leadership.

May 3, 2017

The line of four toothpastes, named for Sheffield Pharmaceuticals’ founder Dr. Washington Wentworth Sheffield, is made from natural recipes he invented in 1850.