From Gadgets to Grilling Tools, CVS/pharmacy Offers One-Stop-Shopping for Father's Day

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --CVS/pharmacy, the one-stop destination for Father's Day essentials, provides convenient and even last-minute gift options for any dad. Whether looking to suit an outdoorsman or find gadgets for a technology lover, shoppers can find affordable and personalized gifts at any CVS/pharmacy location nationwide. In addition to a wide selection of gift options, CVS/pharmacy also offers greeting cards, wrapping paper and a collection of gift cards to popular retail outlets.

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"Our customers have asked us to make shopping easy and convenient and they'll be pleased to find everything they need for Father's Day right at their local CVS/pharmacy," said Mike Bloom, executive vice president of merchandising and supply chain, CVS/pharmacy. "From designer cologne and shaving tools to portable TVs and GPS devices, we offer one-stop shopping at more than 7,000 locations, even at the last-minute."

Outdoor Essentials

Create a toolkit any father would love from the wide assortment of grilling tools, gadgets and outdoor necessities readily available at CVS/pharmacy. Suggestions include:

  • Outdoor chairs, $12.99 - $39.99
  • Grilling tools, starting at $4.99
  • GPS devices, $79.99 - $179.99
  • Portable TVs, $129.99
  • Coolers, starting at $14.99
  • Sunglasses, $10.99 - $19.99
  • Gardening tools, staring at $3.99
  • Outdoor dining basics, $1.50 - $2.50
  • Beach towels, $8.99 - $14.99

Personalized Presents

Tailor-made photo gifts can easily be created at any CVS/pharmacy Photo Centerand taken home the very same day for less than $15.00. Shoppers can bring their images in-store on any media format (USB, memory card, digital camera) and walk away with customized photo gifts in just minutes, including:

  • In-store photo books, $5.99 - $14.99
  • KODAK Picture Movie DVD, $14.99
  • Photo collages, starting at $1.49

Grooming Gifts

Help dad stay dapper by stocking him up on grooming gifts like razors, cologne and body wash. Any dad will be pleased by an assortment of everyday staples, including:

  • Blade 5 razor and trimmer, $6.99
  • Scented Blade bar soaps, $2.49
  • Assorted body wash for men from Blade, Dial, Dove, Nivea, $4.99 - $5.99
  • Designer cologne by McGraw Southern Blend, Jovan, Polo, Dolce & Gabbana, $17.99 - $49.99

CVS/pharmacy also encourages shoppers to use their ExtraCare card to earn two percent back on nearly every purchase. ExtraCare cardholders receive instant Extra Bucks every time they shop, by simply purchasing specially-advertised items, such as many of the holiday items detailed above. Shoppers can also follow CVS/pharmacy on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CVS_Extra to learn about upcoming sales and promotions.

To locate the store closest to you, please visit www.CVS.com/storefinder.

About CVS/pharmacy

CVS/pharmacy is the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS). The Company operates more than 7,000 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs 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 http://www.cvscaremark.com .

    Press Contact:
    Joanne Dwyer
    CVS/pharmacy
    T: 401.770.2898
    E: JDwyer@cvs.com



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