If Amazon can do it, why not CVS?

CVS is piloting an Amazon Prime-like membership program that aims to generate loyalty among shoppers. The program, called CarePass, offers members a suite of in-store and online perks including free delivery on most medications and purchases, access to a 24/7 pharmacist hotline and 20% off all CVS Health brand products. Customers [...]

2018-11-05T17:36:42+00:00November 5th, 2018|Tags: |

CVS’s notoriously long receipts have been turned into memes, made into Halloween costumes, and lampooned on national TV — but employees say loyal customers still love them

It's hard to tell whether CVS's notoriously long receipts are the butt of the joke or if CVS is in on it. But after speaking with several CVS employees, it's clear that for every detractor of the comically long receipts there are out there, there are far more fans. "People [...]

2018-09-24T20:49:07+00:00September 24th, 2018|Tags: |

Cigna Deal Gets Antitrust Nod, Positive Sign for CVS/Aetna

Health insurer Cigna Corp's $52 billion acquisition of pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co has passed U.S. antitrust scrutiny, the companies said on Monday, allowing them to proceed with a combination they say will lead to lower costs by better coordinating pharmacy and medical benefits. Wall Street analysts had [...]

2018-09-18T20:35:32+00:00September 18th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Can CVS Become The Whole Foods Of Drugstore Retailing?

CVS Health is staging a makeover that seems intent on creating an entirely new retail category in the U.S.: a national health-and-wellness drugstore chain. The 9,600-store merchant is on a mission to transform its stores into destinations for healthcare, beauty and food with organic and natural bona fides, and is [...]

2017-04-28T17:23:07+00:00April 28th, 2017|Tags: |