CVS Stores to Open Early At 6:00 A.M. on Day After Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS/pharmacy (NYSE: CVS), America's #1 retail pharmacy, will hold a special One Day Sale on special gift items on Friday, November 26. Most CVS locations will open their doors at 6:00 AM, providing customers with an easy way to get an early jump on their holiday shopping the day after Thanksgiving.

Some of the special one-day sale items that will be available at CVS on November 26 at very competitive prices include:

    * 5" Portable Stereo DVD Player for $99.99.
    * Home Theater System for $59.99
    * Vivitar ViviCAM Digital Camera for $59.99.
    * MerryBrite 100 ct. Light Sets for 99 cents each and 6 ft. Spiral Tree
      for $9.99.

Other sale specials will include Buy One, Get One Free offers on all fragrances and all Maybelline products, which comes with CVS' famous 100% money back guarantee on cosmetics.

"We know that our customers expect something extra at CVS, which is why we are opening most of our stores early on the busiest shopping day of the year," said Helena Foulkes, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. "Our One Day Sale the day after Thanksgiving will provide a convenient way for our customers to shop for a variety of gifts at a great value."

To find a CVS location near you and store holiday hours, call 1-800-SHOP- CVS or visit us on the web at http://www.cvs.com.

NOTE: All sale prices are for purchases made with a CVS ExtraCare Card. DVD player and digital camera sale prices also include manufacturer's mail-in rebate.