As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned. CVS Caremark said it will now be known as CVS Health, effective immediately. The signs on its roughly 7,700 drugstores won’t change, so the tweak may not register with shoppers.
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care. The nation’s second-largest drugstore chain said Wednesday that it will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by Oct. 1.
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a suspect matching the description of the man who held up a Target Pharmacy Thursday has struck again.
A woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint outside of a St. Cloud pharmacy on Christmas evening, according to St. Cloud Police. The robbery took place after 5 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy at 2420 W. Division Street. A 32-year-old St. Cloud woman was approached by a male gunman who demanded her purse. The suspect is described as a white male, 25-30 years of age and between 5’8″-5’9″ with a thin build. He had facial hair, including a goatee, and wore a black hooded sweatshirt and dark blue jeans.
Authorities are now offering a $1,000 reward for vital information in an armed robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Minneapolis.
When it comes to makeup, most women are loyal to certain products, but they may not realize the price for the same item can vary widely from store to store. WCCO went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent.
A 41-year-old St. Paul man is accused of robbing a CVS Pharmacy in Minneapolis at gunpoint on March 27, according to charges filed Thursday in Hennepin County Court.
Police are asking for the public’s help to identify an armed robber.