CHICAGO, Sept 3- CVS Health Corp said on Thursday its decision to stop selling tobacco products last year led to a 1 percent decrease in cigarette sales in some states where the drugstore chain has a sizeable presence. The September 2014 decision hurt sales, with general merchandise revenue at CVS pharmacies open at least a year falling 7.8 percent in the second...» Read More
April 8- Drugstore chain operator Rite Aid Corp's quarterly revenue rose 3.8 percent, helped by strong prescription sales that drove better-than-expected same-store sales growth. Rite Aid's shares rose 2.9 percent to $8.95 in premarket trading on Wednesday. The latest quarter included an income tax benefit of $1.72 billion, or $1.67 per share, Rite Aid said.
FRANKFURT, March 27- Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK pharmacy chain Boots, which has begun equipping store employees with iPads to serve shoppers in the aisles. Companies across dozens of different industries are now eyeing how these mobile business...
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