CVS/pharmacy Hosts a Spooktacular Halloween Costume Party and Customer Event at Stores Nationwide on October 23

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Children in costume will receive a free Halloween gift pack and complimentary photo with any purchase

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

CVS/pharmacy today announced its first annual "2011 Halloween Party and Customer Event," a spooky and spectacular customer appreciation event at all 7,200 locations nationwide. Kids who slip on a Halloween costume and purchase any item at any CVS/pharmacy location on Sunday, October 23, 2011 during regular store hours will receive one free Halloween gift pack per-child, as well as an in-store costume photo shoot during select times throughout the day.

CVS/pharmacy is the one-stop destination for a great selection and even better deals on Halloween necessities including candy, costumes, decorations and more," said Judy Sansone, vice president of merchandising, CVS/pharmacy. "Our Halloween event allows us to say 'thank you' to our loyal customers by inviting them to join us for some family fun leading up to one of the most celebrated nights of the year."

Participation is easy - children who visit their local CVS/pharmacy on October 23 while dressed in a Halloween costume will receive a free Halloween gift pack with any purchase while supplies last, which includes:

  • $5 value of candy, toys, trick or treat safety items
  • $10 in coupons for additional Halloween products
  • Each CVS/pharmacy store will host an in-store costume photo shoot, including a free 5x7 print; photo shoot times will vary by location, so please check with local stores

Additionally, from October 23 - 25, shoppers will find hot deals on two Halloween must-haves: Candy Corn and 4-in-1 Pumpkin Carver Kits. ExtraCare cardholders can pick these items up for free after ExtraBucks Rewards®.

Additional details about the event at CVS/pharmacy store locations nationwide, specific store photo shoot times and Halloween deals can be found in the CVS/pharmacy circular starting October 16. Information will also be available online at http://www.cvs.com/, Facebook http://www.facebook.com/CVS and Twitter at http://twitter.com/CVS_Extra.

CVS/pharmacy encourages customers to use their ExtraCare Rewards card to earn two percent back on nearly every purchase. ExtraCare cardholders receive instant ExtraBucks every time they shop by simply purchasing specially advertised items, and even those detailed above.

About CVS/pharmacy

CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), is America's leading retail pharmacy with more than 7,200 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug stores. CVS/pharmacy is committed to improving the lives of those we serve by making innovative and high-quality health and pharmacy services safe, affordable and easy to access, both in its stores and online at CVS.com. General information about CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark is available at info.cvscaremark.com.

CONTACT: Erin Pensa, CVS/pharmacy, +1-401-770-4786, mailto: EPensa@cvs.com

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