Traditional Favorites and Thoughtful Treasures: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Mother's Day Gifts in One Convenient Stop

Monday, May 5, 2008

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, America's largest retail pharmacy with 6,300 convenient locations nationwide, offers shoppers a simple and enjoyable shopping experience while looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift.

"With gas prices and other economic concerns on people's minds, shoppers can save time and money this Mother's Day by choosing from an assortment of department store-quality gifts available at any CVS/pharmacy location," said Larry Merlo, President of CVS/pharmacy. "Half of the U.S. population lives within two miles of a CVS/pharmacy, providing customers a convenient shopping destination with a broad range of offerings."

Fashion-Forward Moms Who Enjoy the Lap of Luxury

Shoppers can choose from a variety of top-performing beauty products from 24.7, Skin Effects and Lumene as well as a large range of shower gels, body creams and pampering bath salts. The fashionable Essence of Beauty Simply Sophisticated Spring Tote comes complete with a faux-croc wristlet, lipstick case and mirror, a 2-ounce hand cream and 2-ounce body mist. This fashionable canvas bag with faux-croc trim, a $70 value, retails for $14.99 and is available in four colors: green, purple, pink and blue. Moms of all ages will also enjoy Life Fitness products like the Life Fitness Pulsating Back Massager for those spa-at-home retreats. This hands-free wrap-around back massager relaxes and soothes sore muscles for only $29.99.

Gifts with a Personal Touch

Surprising mom with a thoughtful photo gift doesn't require months of planning. Last-minute shoppers looking for a personalized gift can create a CVS/pharmacy Photo Book or photo collage. At any CVS/pharmacy Photo Center, shoppers can bring in their digital photos to the photo kiosk and walk away the same day with a hard-cover bound photo book that will warm Mom's heart. Photo books start at just $5.99 and collages are available for as little as $1.49.

Moms Who Have It All

Instead of heading to a crowded department store for her favorite perfume, shoppers can pick-up popular fragrances and gift sets such as Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds, JLo, Baby Phat and Curve.

For the mom who has everything, CVS/pharmacy offers more than 220 gift cards to popular retailers including Pier 1 Imports, Linens N' Things, Starbucks, Spa Finder and many others.

Green Thumb Gardening

For all the moms who not only nurture their family, but their garden as well, CVS/pharmacy offers a selection of lawn and gardening tools, watering cans, gloves, clogs and planters in addition to all-purpose supplies. Wind chimes, lawn ornaments, hanging baskets and grow pots are also available from $1.99 -$9.99.

Still stumped?

Scented candles, teddy bears, chocolates and even fresh flowers (available at selected stores) are on-hand at your local CVS/pharmacy location. And lastly, don't forget the card! CVS/pharmacy provides an extensive selection of greeting cards, gift bags, wrapping paper and all the trimmings shoppers need for that extra personal touch.