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2014-02-11 08:31:11

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced operating results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO) Fourth Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: -- Net revenues increased 4.6% to a record $32.8 billion, with Pharmacy Services up 5.2% and Retail Pharmacy up 5.6% -- Retail Pharmacy Segment same store sales increased 4.0% -- Adjusted EPS...

2014-02-10 23:04:15

The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales of tobacco products is jarring but should not be surprising, according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. Kalorama says much of the revenue lost will be replaced by new markets that may not have been sustainable if the firm didn’t make the move. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales...

2014-02-07 23:21:10

In response to an article published on CNN.Com, online marketing firm fishbat explains how smart branding decisions may be more profitable in the long run. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, discusses the benefit of making intelligent branding decisions even though they may affect the bottom line. According to a February 5th article from CNN.com titled “CVS stores to stop selling tobacco,” CVS Caremark will completely phase out the sale of...

2014-02-05 08:31:24

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 50(th) anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly competitive industry to do the right thing and stop selling the most lethal consumer product on the market today - tobacco. This bold move sets them apart from their peers and we...

2014-02-05 08:28:44

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. To view the multimedia assets...

2014-02-05 08:28:32

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. (Photo:...

2014-02-04 16:27:49

Unique, integrated retail-specialty pharmacy approach improves access, quality of care and convenience for specialty pharmacy patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was today awarded the 2014 Rx Benefit Innovation Award by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI). The award recognizes the company's new Specialty Connect program, which was developed by CVS Caremark to improve access, quality of care and convenience for specialty...

2014-02-04 16:27:45

CVS Caremark will support the campaign through colleague engagement and a $10,000 donation to the American Heart Association WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 7(th), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will participate in National Wear Red Day® by encouraging all colleagues, including those at all 7,600 CVS/pharmacy locations across the country, to wear red and join in the nationwide effort to create awareness of the battle against heart disease in...

2014-01-31 12:25:24

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EST) with analysts and investors to discuss its fourth quarter 2013 financial results and 2014 outlook. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all...

2014-01-17 08:23:04

Acquisition expands CVS Caremark competitive offerings in specialty services WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Coram LLC ("Coram"), the specialty infusion services and enteral nutrition business unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. Coram is one of the nation's largest providers of comprehensive infusion services, caring for approximately 165,000 patients annually. Coram has 4,600 employees,...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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