Savvy Shoppers Find One-Stop-Shopping for Holiday Decor and the Hottest Gifts This Year at CVS/pharmacy

Savvy Shoppers Find One-Stop-Shopping for Holiday Decor and the Hottest Gifts
                          This Year at CVS/pharmacy

From the latest in tech gadgets, popular toys and holiday decor, CVS/pharmacy
offers an unexpected selection of gifts and all the trimmings at a great value
this holiday season

PR Newswire

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 11, 2012

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --By offering a wide assortment
of gifts and decorating essentials in one place, CVS/pharmacy is the secret to
smart shopping without the hassle this Christmas season. Customers will be
surprised to find a large selection of holiday decor, such as ornaments and
nutcrackers, with the same look but at a fraction of the cost as decor found
in specialty stores. In addition to offering great value on classic and fun
decorations, CVS/pharmacy is a convenient gift destination for tech gadgets,
the season's hottest toys and the most sought-after beauty products, making
shopping for everyone easy and stress-free. 

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"During the holiday season, customers come into CVS/pharmacy to shop for
holiday staples like gift wrap and batteries, but end up leaving with presents
for their loved ones and decorations for the home they didn't know we carry,"
said Judy Sansone, senior vice president of merchandising for CVS/pharmacy.
"Savvy shoppers have been pleasantly surprised to find everything they need
all in one place while saving money, which makes the shopping season less

CVS/pharmacy has a selection of products that are perfect for gift-giving,
decorating or entertaining, and are available in-store or online at
An assortment of items includes:

  oDecorating: Merry Brite decorating items including: 52 Count Shatterproof
    Ornaments, $14.99; Santa in Sleigh, $29.99; Animated Revolving Tree,
    $19.99; 9ft Shatterproof Garland, $19.99; Nutcracker Scene, $19.99; Merry
    Brite Animated Ferris Wheel, $19.99
  oHot Kid's Toys: Pillow Pets Dream Lites, $29.99; Robofish, $9.99;
    SuperPretzel Soft Pretzels Maker, $19.99; Friendship Kids Doll, $19.99;
    Discovery Kids Exploration Laptop, $19.99; Foil Pack Puzzles, $2.99;
    Keebler Uncommonly Good Cake Pop Maker, $19.99; Kawasaki Guitar and Mic
    set, $19.99; Disney Talk 'n View Play Camera, $9.99
  oElectronics: Craig 7" Touch Screen Tablet, $99.99; Philips iPod Color
    Earbuds, $9.99; Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Camera, $79.99; iPhone and
    iPad-compatible Tower Speaker System, $79.99; CrystalView Dual Function
    Netbook/Tablet, $99.99
  oAs Seen on TV Gifts: Pajama Jeans, $39.99; Chef Basket, $4.99; Alumna
    Wallet, $10.99; Shake Weight, $14.99
  oSurprising Stocking Stuffers: Designer fragrances and colognes, such as
    Wonderstruck by Taylor Swift, Someday by Justin Bieber and Radiance by
    Britney Spears, $9.99 - $58.99; Gold Emblem snacks and treats; Aladdin
    Sustain Recycled & Reusable Travel Mug, $11.99; Gillette ProGlide Styler,
    $24.99; National and CVS/pharmacy Brand beauty and spa items

In addition to the many opportunities to save and earn rewards each week at
CVS/pharmacy this holiday season, members of CVS/pharmacy ExtraCare®, the
largest retail rewards program, who have signed up for the Double Quarterly
ExtraBucks® program can earn 4% - instead of 2%- from now through December 15
on most gift purchases. All Double Quarterly ExtraBucks® Rewards will be paid
out starting on January 1, 2013, and shoppers can use them like "free CVS
money" that can be spent on most things in the store.

Additionally, CVS/pharmacy has taken the deals to social channels and is
encouraging consumers to visit the CVS/pharmacy Facebook and Twitter pages for
information about special sales throughout the season. Shoppers can follow
@CVS_Extra on Twitter ( to learn about upcoming
promotions and ways to win a variety of gift items. Additional holiday savings
can be found on the CVS/pharmacy Facebook page ( Shoppers
can also watch video featuring moms with popular blogs sharing their favorite
gift suggestions and holiday savings tips by visiting Destination Christmas on or by visiting the CVS/pharmacy YouTube channel.

To locate a nearby CVS/pharmacy or for specific questions about store hours,
visit the Store Locator (

About CVS/pharmacy
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), is
America's leading retail pharmacy with more than 7,400 CVS/pharmacy and Longs
Drug stores. CVS/pharmacy is reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path
to better health by providing the most accessible and personalized expertise,
both in its stores and online at General information about
CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark is available at

Press Contact:
Erin Pensa
T: 401.770.4786

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