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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...

Evidence That CVS Receipts Are Getting Way Too Long

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business

If you've ever bought, well, anything really, at your local CVS Pharmacy, you've likely walked out of the store with a receipt so long it gave new mea...

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

CVS Employee Calls Customer 'Ching Chong' On Receipt

Posted 04.19.2013 | Business

This is getting ridiculous. Despite several past examples of employees being disciplined for using racial slurs to label customers on store receipt...

CVS Pays Millions To Settle Claims Of Bad Record Keeping

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal prosecutor in Oklahoma says CVS Caremark Corp. has agreed to pay $11 million to settle federal claims filed against t...

Companies To Employees: Get Healthier Or There'll Be 'Consequences'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business

Most companies plan to create policies in line with an Obamacare provision that will let companies charge employees more in penalties if they don't pa...

Last-Minute Gift? Think Vermont

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Even if you haven't ever been to Vermont, you've got some Green Mountains in your mind. I know you do. There's that image of a town with candles in windows. There are those trees tapped for sugaring. And there's that swirling nighttime snow.

It's Not Only The Uninsured Reaping The Benefits Of Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

* Gives 2013 earnings forecast above analysts' estimates * Raising dividend by 38 percent * Plans to repurchase $4 billi...

Jeffrey Young

Drugstores Struggle To Fill Prescriptions In Areas Hard-Hit By Hurricane Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

Hundreds of drugstores across New York and New Jersey remain closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as pharmacists, corporate chains, independent ...

Your Own Personal Brand, Part I: Authentically You

O'Brien Browne | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Your brand is your unique and special skills, talents and know-how that raise you above the swarming masses of job seekers.

Customers Reimbursed For Pricing Error

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- The Federal Trade Commission said that it is mailing refund checks to 13,000 Medicare Part D beneficiaries who were overcharged for drugs ...

Help! I'm Drowning in Minutiae

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 09.04.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I approach cashiers the way one might deal with a lunging vampire: with crossed forefingers and a clove of garlic. I know by the glint in their eye they are preparing to offer me another rewards card.