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Days and Dollars Lost to the Flu Hit a Fever Pitch

Tallying up the flu's effect on our economy is enough to make you sick. Influenza was responsible for 100 million lost work days in 2010, according to a Walgreens study. That's $7 billion in lost wages, and $10 billion in lost productivity. Inspired to get vaccinated this year? We'll point you to the best deal.

Mass Retailers Take a Shine to the Makeup Biz

The beauty business is undergoing a makeover at some of the nation's biggest retailers, as pharmacies and department stores go after shoppers in new and unconventional ways. Sears, CVS, Duane Reade and their cohorts are courting a business that has rebounded well from the recession despite the country's economic malaise.

CVS Grows Insurance-Claims Processing Biz

CVS Caremark is best known for its drugstore busines. But it's also finding its way into the business of managing prescription-drug insurance claims. After taking some heat in the last few quarters, it is starting to see revenue from some big contracts in this segment.

How Small Stores Will Impact Values of CVS, Walgreens

CVS Caremark and Walgreen are the leading pharmacy chains in the U.S. While both have been aggressively expanding their retail footprints, there has been a gradual decrease in the average size of the newly opened stores. Here's why they're going small, and what it means for their profits.

Walgreen Buys Drugstore.com for Twice Its Value

After years of trying to expand its online presence through organic growth, giant drug store chain Walgreen has decided to buy a bigger Web footprint, acquiring drugstore.com, the country's eighth-largest e-tailer -- and it's paying a premium price.

CVS Coupon Saves 40% Online

Take advantage of this hot CVS coupon to get a whopping 40% off CVS brand products online. The only exclusions are prescriptions, bath and facial...

Hot! CVS Coupon for 20% Off Online

CVS just released a 20% off coupon for its entire website. The only thing not covered by the discount is prescriptions. To save 20% off, all you...

CVS Coupon for 20% to 25% Off

Get a CVS coupon for 20% to 25% off when you help CVS get to 20,000 followers at @CVS_Extra on Twitter. (Extra Care is the name of the chain's free...

CVS Coupon for 20% Off Ends Today

Get 20% off your next online order with CVS coupon code 20WINTER, but act quickly because it expires today, Jan. 26, 2011. Even if you don't have...

CVS Coupon for 20% Off Beauty Products

Use this CVS coupon to get 20% off all beauty and skincare items online through Jan. 16, 2011. The sale includes a huge range of products, including...

Face-Off on Stocks: Walgreen, CVS, Rite Aid

Not everyone is happy about the mild start to the cold-and-flu season. The nation's drugstore chains, already under pricing pressure from Walmart and each other, would be happier if the rest of us had coughs and sniffles. Here are bull and bear cases for the three big chains.

CVS Coupon for 20% Off

Get a CVS coupon for 20% off when you "like" the drugstore's Facebook fan page, then click on the Holiday Pass tab. Enter your ExtraCare card number...

Hot! CVS Coupon For 40%

Get 40% off CVS-brand products when you order online at CVS.com. Ends Nov. 16, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Time to stock up on soap, vitamins and...

FDA Sends Warning Letters on Mouthwash

Johnson & Johnson, Walgreen and CVS all received letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning the companies to remove claims that mouthwash helps prevent gum disease. The letters continue U.S. regulators' crackdown on alleged false advertising from retailers and consumer-goods makers.

CVS coupon $4 off $20

Here is an awesome CVS coupon that gets you $4 off an in store purchase of $20 or more. You'll need your CVS Extra Care number (which is how you earn...