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CVS dropping tobacco products

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco...won't affect its 2014 earnings forecast. CVS Caremark leaders say removing tobacco will...care providers to improve customers' health.CVS Caremark Corp. and other major drugstore chains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/cvs-dropping-tobacco-product
Shoplifter keeps taking Advil from CVS

...headaches ? or good resale value ? has kept a shoplifter returning to CVS for bottles of Advil, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office report.Monday afternoon, a CVS pharmacy employee called the sheriff's office after reviewing surveillance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-03/shoplifter-keeps-takin
New CVS drug store sold

...stores has changed hands. Augusta Belair CVS Inc. sold its Belair Road store to The...million. "We have a strong relationship with CVS; we buy their properties around the country...own about 40 right now. "But that's a CVS property -- they're going to run and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/30/bus_251745.shtml
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Shareholders sue to block buyout by CVS

...when reaching a deal to sell the company to CVS Corp., according to a lawsuit brought...lawsuit also raises questions about whether CVS and the pharmacy benefits manager, already...halt a Caremark shareholder vote on the CVS deal. The lawsuit argues Caremark directors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/13/bus_112365.shtml
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CVS is at center of ethics probe

...Island's sparkling Ryan Center, named after CVS Corp.'s top executive, to the familiar...economic force in the smallest state. Yet CVS' behind-the-scenes political clout...Statehouse over the recent disclosure that CVS - Rhode Island's largest private employer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/04/bus_403288.shtml
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CVS, Walgreen mend ties with prescription deal

NEW YORK --- CVS Caremark Corp. and Walgreen Co. have settled...prescriptions for Caremark patients.Walgreen and CVS do billions of dollars in business together...largest U.S. drugstore operator, and CVS unit Caremark is the third largest prescription...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-06-18/cvs-walgreen-mend-ties-pre
CVS reports profit up 17.7 percent in second quarter

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- CVS Corp. reported its second quarter profit...better-than-expected," said Tom Ryan, CVS's chairman, president, and chief executive...7.0 percent. In the latest quarter, CVS opened 22 new stores, closed 3 and relocated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/05/fin_424342.shtml
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CVS reports first quarter profits increase by nearly 25 percent

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- CVS Corp. reported first quarter profits on...margin improvement," said Tom Ryan, CVS's chairman, president, and chief executive...percent, the company said. Last month, CVS announced it would purchase 1,260 stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/fin_414668.shtml
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Two indicted in CVS robbery

Two people were indicted this week on charges related to a CVS pharmacy robbery on Jan. 15.An indictment returned Tuesday says Cortez Marcus Carr entered the CVS Pharmacy at 1633 Gordon Highway armed with a .22 caliber handgun while Latishia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-03-22/two-indicted-cvs-robbe
CVS Caremark 4Q profit falls 2 percent

NEW YORK - Drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager CVS Caremark Corp. said Thursday that its profit fell 2 percent...About $2.3 billion in revenue was counted in both segments.CVS Caremark runs 7,182 stores in 44 states, plus Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-03/cvs-caremark-4q-profit-fal
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