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CVS Quits Tobacco for Good

Nancy Brown | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

It's not just good for health, it's good for business. As the CEO of a non-profit health organization, this is what one would expect me to say. Yet fo...

How 100 Gargantuan Companies Stack Up On CEO-To-Worker Pay

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

Just how much more do the heads of major companies make than their workers? A new interactive from PayScale, a business research group, illustrates...

The 10 Most Popular Stores In America

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business

America’s most visited stores are popular for a variety of reasons. According to data provided by Placed, a consumer habits data service provider th...

Jillian Berman

CVS Sued Over Controversial Wellness Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

A CVS employee is suing the pharmacy chain over its controversial health-screening program. CVS cashier Roberta Watterson claims the company made ...

CVS: A Prescription to Do the Right Thing

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

CVS is a notable exception and, hopefully, a tipping point in moving companies from being profit-driven to profit-and-purpose-driven.

CVS Execs Are Taking a Stunning Risk

Robert Hurley | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Robert Hurley

I am inspired by CVS and will continue to be a customer. I may even buy their stock.

CVS Dropping Tobacco Can Benefit Both Its Bottom Line and Society

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Mark R. Kennedy

Many relish holding up examples of corporate greed and fraud to suggest that capitalism is broken and business must be increasingly constrained in what they are allowed to do. CVS's voluntary decision to stop selling an unhealthy product tells a different story.

CVS, Good for Public Health and Good for Shareholders

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

CVS/pharmacy announced on February 5, 2014, that it would pull tobacco products from its stores by October. The benefit of improved heart health, reduced chronic burden of disease, and household economies saving money on the direct cost of cigarettes? Priceless.

Dem Senators Call On Drug Stores To Halt Tobacco Sales

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight Democratic senators on Monday called on major drug store chains to halt the sale of tobacco products in their stores, citing last ...

CVS' Tobacco Move Follows Pilgrim's Progress

William Klein | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
William Klein

The news that CVS/Caremark will stop selling tobacco products in its stores is a gigantic leap forward in reducing smoking rates and promoting public ...

These Are 16 Things CVS Should Also Stop Selling

Gene Marks | Posted 04.11.2014 | Comedy
Gene Marks

This past week drugstore chain CVS announced that it will no longer sell tobacco products at its stores. But why stop there? Ever been to a CVS? There are plenty of other products that they sell that should also be taken off the shelves.

CVS Decision on Tobacco Sales Prompts Memory of Life With Cigarettes

Keith Runyon | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Keith Runyon

Deep down, I knew, and I think most everyone around me knew, that cigarettes were coffin nails.

CVS Walks the Talk

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Chris Komisarjevsky

Not only does it speak to principles but it now puts teeth into them by walking away from products that, although certainly lucrative, go against the company's purpose and what it believes is right.

A Milestone Announcement: CVS Caremark Becomes First Major Drug Store to Ban Tobacco Sales

Harold Wimmer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

With CVS Caremark's announcement yesterday that they will no longer sell tobacco products, including cigarettes, at all CVS/pharmacy locations, the company took a bold step. This, I'm proud to say, is a great moment in the fight against tobacco.

Dollar Stores Stand To Profit From CVS Tobacco Ban

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.06.2014 | Business

CVS officials announced Wednesday that the drugstore chain would take a multibillion dollar hit by pulling tobacco products from its shelves in the co...

Smoke & Mirrors

John Friedman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
John Friedman

Rather than hiding, CVS publicly stood up and declared its decision for the world to see. The company should be respected for being transparent. Whether or not they will be rewarded for the decision remains to be seen.

These 11 Stores Are Addicted To Selling Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

CVS made a landmark announcement Wednesday that its 7,600 stores will stop selling tobacco products by October. That's a big deal. The company admitte...

Walgreens: We Still Sell Cigarettes

Huffington Post | Emily Cohn and Kevin Short | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

CVS may be kicking its cigarette habit, but one of its major competitors isn't easing up on its addiction so quickly. After learning that CVS plans...

CVS Makes Big Move Against Big Tobacco

Reuters | Phil Wahba and Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

Feb 5 (Reuters) - CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first U...

This Year, Give Her 'Some Dumb Little Thing From CVS'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy

Whether or not you care about Valentine's Day, we can all agree that a stuffed bear dressed like a bee or a box of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle chocola...

Dana Oliver

The 25 Best Beauty Products To Buy At CVS

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.28.2014 | Style

We all have that one beauty product or treatment that we pay top dollar for. TMI warning: For me, it's a professional bikini wax. I've heard too many...

Shopping On Black Friday? Better Have A Plan Of Attack

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

By Mitch Lipka Nov 25 (Reuters) - When Aimee Brittain's team hits the stores in a commando-like fashion on Thanksgivin...

Well, There's Something You Don't See Everyday

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

You might be familiar with the very famous duck march that happens twice a day at the Peabody hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, but did you know about the ...

Robbery At N.C. Drug Store Turns Into Hostage Situation

Posted 10.25.2013 | Crime

UPDATE: The Associated Press reports: Gunman surrenders in NC drugstore standoff after releasing hostages in failed robbery attempt. ORIGINAL ST...

Kim Bhasin

You May Be Paying Way Too Much At Walgreens

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.06.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Consumers in Manhattan shelled out $15.99 for Claritin at a Walgreens on 5th Ave., paying $4.50 more than those who bought the allergy med...