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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 23:04:20

Statement of Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO American Lung Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 "The American Lung Association applauds CVS Caremark for boldly acting to remove tobacco products at all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S.," said Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "CVS Caremark is stepping forward to save lives and safeguard the public health of millions of American women, men and youth. The...

2014-02-05 23:03:15

In the wake of CVS Caremark’s announcement of its decision to stop selling tobacco products, experts on brand management, marketing, and health issues from the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School are available to comment. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 For journalists covering CVS Caremark’s plan to stop selling tobacco products, the following experts on brand management, marketing, and health issues from the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins...

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...

2014-01-16 12:29:50

Wellness program to provide free health services at select CVS/pharmacy locations WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today the kickoff of its annual Project Health wellness campaign. Project Health will deliver more than $15 million worth of free health services to multicultural communities across the United States in 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/NE47753-INFO-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/NE47753-INFO-b)...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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