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.

October 17, 2016

Who’s leading the retail health revolution? One of the chief innovators in the transformation of U.S. health care is surely CVS Health.

October 17, 2016

Digital engagement is an integral part of CVS Health’s growth strategy, and for good reason. The digital customer at CVS spends 4.5 times more and engages with the CVS brand six times more than non-digital customers do.

October 17, 2016

The health-beauty connection is a driving force for CVS Health as it continues rolling out its new “Elevate Beauty” concept, which is now in about 2,000 of its stores.

October 17, 2016

The ExtraCare loyalty program has grown to become CVS Health’s crown jewel. In 2015, the program — now in its 15th year — helped drive nearly $4 billion in savings for its roughly 70 million active cardholders. More important, it has emerged as the key engine driving CVS Health’s personalization efforts — a critical component of the company’s five-pillar strategy to reenergize its front-end business.

October 17, 2016

Two years ago, CVS Pharmacy made the bold decision to walk away from tobacco. It was the right move for a lot of reasons, but the fact remained: There was a $2 billion sales hole that needed to be plugged.

October 17, 2016

Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, with 47,055 people dying in 2014 as a result of lethal drug overdoses — 18,893 of which were related to prescription pain relievers. One of the critical first lines of defense, the drug naloxone can reverse the effects of an overdose. But until recently it could only be accessed by prescription.

October 17, 2016

In the two years since it pulled the plug on tobacco, CVS Health has literally doubled down on health. In this exclusive special report, DSN examines the work the company is doing across the organization to ensure that bet pays off.

October 17, 2016

CVS Health rocked the industry in 2014 when it removed cigarettes and tobacco from its pharmacy shelves in an effort to promote health and reduce chronic illnesses associated with tobacco-use. Now, the retailer is taking yet another stance against tobacco-use with a hefty $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation.

October 14, 2016

Until the open enrollment period closes on Dec. 7, all 9,600 CVS Pharmacy stores will offer access to information about local and national Medicare Part D plans in English and Spanish, as well as in-store education events and online resources.

October 13, 2016

SilverScript beneficiaries have access to a broad pharmacy network, with more than 66,000 participating pharmacies, including national and regional chains and independently-owned, community-based pharmacies.

October 12, 2016

Both Walmart and CVS Health recently announced concerted investments in curbside pickup services that attract new customers, engender loyalty and scale supply chain efficiencies.

October 7, 2016

Support from CVS Health is particularly important because Texas has the highest uninsured rate in the nation according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

October 6, 2016

CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens both offered advice to patients in the path of Hurricane Matthew, while grocer Publix is already mobilizing relief efforts to help residents in the aftermath of the category 4 storm.

October 3, 2016

In addition to celebrating pharmacists, CVS Health will celebrate National Pharmacy Technician Day on Oct. 18 to recognize the company's more than 50,000 pharmacy technicians.

October 3, 2016

Hyland's on Friday assured consumers that Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets remain safe.

September 29, 2016

In total, CVS Pharmacy patients in 36 states now have increased access to the opioid overdose-reversal drug.

September 28, 2016

The University of Rhode Island on Tuesday elected former CVS Health chairman and CEO Tom Ryan as chairman of the University of Rhode Island Foundation Board of Directors.

September 22, 2016

The dividend of 42.5 cents per share represents a 21.4% increase as compared to the quarterly dividend of 35 cents per share approved one year ago.

September 22, 2016

CVS Health realized a higher rate of repeat purchases through the Curbside pilot than through regular buy-online and pick-up-in-store options.

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 20, 2016

Host to the USA Men's and USA Women's 5k National Championships, the CVS Health Downtown 5k provided races and inspirational events for participants of all ages and raised funds for charities throughout Southern New England.

September 19, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation will launch a new partnership with DoSomething.org this fall and has renewed its Pharmacists Teach program, which connects CVS pharmacists to local students to discuss prescription drug abuse.

September 16, 2016

CVS Health earlier this month announced the 11th year of its Project Health initiative. On Thursday, the Project Health team offered free health screenings at a location in suburban Philadelphia.