CVS Pharmacy introduces free, same-day delivery service in Manhattan

CVS Pharmacy introduces free, same-day delivery service in Manhattan

 

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) introduced free, same-day delivery for prescriptions and certain over-the-counter items in Manhattan this week. The new free delivery service makes it easier for customers to save time and stay healthy. Free, same-day delivery in Manhattan is one of CVS Pharmacy’s national network of delivery solutions. Same-day delivery in additional cities and next-day, nationwide delivery will be launching in early 2018.

“Free, same-day prescription delivery gives customers the option of having the pharmacy they trust deliver right to them at their homes or work in Manhattan,” said Helena Foulkes, Executive Vice President, CVS Health and President, CVS Pharmacy. “Delivery is another way that we can meet our customers wherever, however and whenever they want in order to make healthcare easier.”

This week, CVS Pharmacy began offering delivery service from all locations in Manhattan. Prescriptions and the option of adding a selection of over-the-counter products can be delivered directly from CVS Pharmacy in secure tamper-proof packaging right to the customer’s door to assure complete privacy. Over-the-counter items that can be added to a prescription delivery include popular items to treat cough, cold and flu symptoms, along with other common conditions. Orders made by 11 a.m. are delivered by 4 p.m., or by 4 p.m. for 8 p.m. delivery.

Customers in Manhattan can find out more information about CVS Pharmacy’s free prescription delivery service by visiting www.cvs.com/cvs2you or by using a dedicated delivery concierge service line at 1-833-CVS-2YOU. A Manhattan-focused marketing campaign also kicked off this week to reach customers in highly-visible locations throughout the city such as Penn Station Plaza and the Columbus Circle Station.

“Our goal is to reach people living and working in Manhattan to let them know about our new prescription delivery service through a fun, highly visible campaign that will reach them while they are traveling around the city as well as through digital and mobile channels,” said Norman de Greve, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for CVS Health.

About CVS Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is America’s leading retail pharmacy with 9,700 locations. It is the first national pharmacy to end the sale of tobacco and the first pharmacy in the nation to receive the Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. 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 CVS.com. General information about CVS Pharmacy and CVS Health is available at www.cvshealth.com.

Media Contact:
Erin Pensa
CVS Pharmacy
Erin.Pensa@CVSHealth.com
401-770-4786

SOURCE: CVS Pharmacy

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Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship available free to Prime members through Amazon Prime Video on October 20

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Oct. 11, 2016) announced that the Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on October 20. The acclaimed film based on a novella by Jane Austen is written and directed by Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco), stars Kate Beckinsale (Underworld, Pearl Harbor), Chloë Sevigny(Boys Don’t Cry, Big Love), Xavier Samuel (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Fury), Emma Greenwell (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Shameless) and Tom Bennett (Mascots, PhoneShop), and produced by Katie Holly (Citadel, Shrooms) and Lauranne Bourrachot (A Prophet, Sleepless Night), and co-produced by Raymond van der Kaaij (They Have Escaped, 22nd of May) and Marco Cherqui (A Prophet, Sleepless Night).

Love & Friendship premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was released in theaters on May 13, 2016 to great critical response. The film is “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes where it maintains a 98% Fresh rating. Here’s what some have said about the film:

  • “As adaptations go, this is a match made in heaven”– Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
  • “It’s the Whit Stillman movie that some of us have been waiting a long time for, and also a Jane Austen movie that goes some way toward correcting the record of dull and dutiful cinematic Janeism.” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times
  • “The sharpest, least sentimental and possibly the best version of Austen yet.” – Farran Smith Nehme, The New York Post
  • “The language, a lyrical blend of Jane Austen and Whit Stillman, bewitches even as it stings. A sublime Kate Beckinsale digs into the role of her career. Pure pleasure.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
  • “A supremely elegant and delicately filigreed adaptation of Jane Austen’s epistolary novella “Lady Susan.” – Justin Chang, Variety

“Love & Friendship brings to life Jane Austen’s novella in a captivating comedic style thanks to Whit Stillman’s unique voice and filmmaking coupled with amazing acting by Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny,” said Jason Ropell, Worldwide Head of Motion Pictures, Amazon Studios. “We’re thrilled that after a successful theatrical run, the Amazon Original Movie will be available this month for our Prime members to stream and enjoy.”

Beautiful, young widow Lady Susan Vernon (Beckinsale) visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica (Clark). In doing so she attracts the simultaneous attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy (Samuel), the rich and silly Sir James Martin(Bennett) and the divinely handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring, complicating matters severely.

Not available on any other subscription services, Love & Friendship will be available for Prime members to stream and enjoy using the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or online at Amazon.com/originals, at no additional cost to their membership. Prime members will also be able to download the film to mobile devices for offline viewing. Love & Friendship joins Prime Video’s line-up of award-winning and critically acclaimed Original Series and Movies—to see more originals available exclusively for Prime members visit www.amazon.com/originals.

Customers who are not already Prime members can sign-up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime. For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.

About Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios launched in 2010 as a new way to develop feature films and episodic series—one that’s open to great ideas from creators and audiences around the world. Anyone can upload a script online for Amazon Studios to review, and those who choose to make their projects public can also receive feedback from the Amazon Studios community. First announced in January 2015, Amazon Original Movies is an initiative by Amazon Studios to produce and acquire original movies for theatrical release and early window distribution exclusively for Prime members. Like Amazon Original Series, Amazon Original Movies focuses on unique stories, voices, and characters from top and up-and-coming creators. In 2015 Amazon Studios released its first film, Chi-Raq from critically acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee. Chi-Raq is now available for Prime members to stream exclusively. This year, Amazon Studios will release, in theaters, Kenneth Longergan’s Manchester By The Sea on November 18th and Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson on December 28th.

About Amazon Video

Amazon Video is a premium on-demand entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch, and how to watch it. Amazon Video is the only service that provides all of the following:

  • Prime Video: Thousands of movies and TV episodes, including popular licensed content plus critically-acclaimed and award-winning Amazon Original Series and Movies from Amazon Studios like Transparent, The Man in the High Castle, Chi-Raq and kids series Tumble Leaf, available for unlimited streaming as part of an Amazon Prime membership
  • Add-on Subscriptions: Dozens of subscriptions to networks like SHOWTIME, STARZ and more, available to Amazon Prime members as add-ons to their membership
  • Rent or Own: Hundreds of thousands of titles, including new-release movies and current TV shows available for on-demand rental or purchase for all Amazon customers
  • Instant Access: Instantly watch anytime, anywhere through the Amazon Video app on TVs, mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire tablets, or online. For a list of all compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream
  • Premium Features: Top features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range (HDR) and mobile downloads for offline viewing of certain content

In addition to Prime Video, the Prime membership includes unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items across all categories, more than one million songs and thousands of playlists and stations with Prime Music, early access to select Lightning Deals all year long, free secure, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive with Prime Photos, one free pre-released book a month with Kindle First, and more. To sign up for Prime or to find out more, visit: www.amazon.com/prime.

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit www.amazon.com/about.

Media Hotline:

206-266-7180
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Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

7‑Eleven and Redbox announce the return of their popular free movie night offer this summer

IRVING, TEXAS, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc., the world’s largest convenience retailer, and Redbox , America’s destination for new-release entertainment, are bringing back their popular free movie night offer this summer. Movie-lovers can receive a FREE Redbox movie night with every Big Gulp® fountain drink purchase, while supplies last. The exclusive offer runs through Aug. 31 at participating U.S. 7‑Eleven® stores and promo codes can be redeemed through October 31, 2016.

A peel-off label with a unique Redbox promo code is attached to the side of Big Gulp promotional cups. The codes for a free one-day DVD rental can be entered online or at any of Redbox’s nearly 35,000 U.S. locations.

Last summer, 20 million free Redbox movie rentals were available to movie-lovers who purchased their favorite Big Gulp soft drinks at 7‑Eleven stores. It was Redbox’s first promotion with 7‑Eleven and the biggest in the entertainment rental company’s history. Expanding on this success and consumer excitement, Redbox and 7‑Eleven are offering over 30 million free Redbox movie rentals.

“We are offering our Big Gulp customers a new level of value, a cold delicious Big Gulp drink at a great price and the ability to feed their desire to watch newly released summer movies.” said Laura Gordon, vice president of Brand Innovation and Marketing. “Customers can quench their thirst with a Big Gulp during the hot, busy summer days and relax with a Redbox movie at night.”

To find a nearby Redbox location, consumers can enter their ZIP codes at redbox.com/locations or download the Redbox app, which lets users find a location, browse and reserve movies in advance.

“Last year’s Big Gulp-Redbox movie nights exceeded all our expectations,” said Michael Wokosin, VP, digital marketing, CRM and partnerships at Redbox. “Summer is the season when studios release some of the year’s biggest action films for consumers to enjoy in the comfort of their homes. 7‑Eleven proved to be the perfect outlet to reach movie fans across the U.S.”

About 7‑Eleven, Inc.
7‑Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7‑Eleven® operates, franchises and licenses more than 10,700 7‑Eleven stores in North America. Globally, approximately 59,500 7‑Eleven stores serve customers in 17 countries. Find out more online at www.7‑Eleven.com.

About Redbox
Redbox, an Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR) brand, offers new-release DVD, Blu-ray Disc® and video-game rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Redbox has rented more than 4 billion discs and is available at nearly 35,000 U.S. locations, including leading grocery, drug and convenience stores, and select Walgreens, Walmart and McDonald’s locations. For more information, visit www.redbox.com and for more information about Outerwall Inc., visit www.outerwall.com.

CONTACT:

Stephanie Shaw
Director of Communications
media@7-11.com

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7‑Eleven and Redbox announce the return of their popular free movie night offer this summer
7‑Eleven and Redbox announce the return of their popular free movie night offer this summer

 

Source: 7‑Eleven

Free Doggie Ice Cream Sundaes at all PetSmart PetsHotel locations on National Ice Cream Day

PHOENIX, 2016-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year in a row, PetSmart is helping pups and their pet parents beat the heat on National Ice Cream Day with free Doggie Ice Cream Sundaes at all PetSmart PetsHotel locations on Sunday, July 17. Compliments of PetSmart PetsHotels, pet parents can bring best friends in for a free treat of dog-safe vanilla soft serve topped with dog biscuit sprinkles – a treat regularly offered as an add-on service for a pet visit.

New this year, PetSmart will also unveil the Doggie Ice Cream Truck on Thursday, July 14, 12 noon at NYC’s Washington Square Park. While supplies last, this PetSmart-sponsored Ice Cream Social will serve up free dog-friendly ice cream along with ice cream treats for humans. Ice cream social participants can also meet and share treat time with social media celebrity pets including @Tinkerbellethedog, who is an actor, model and fashionista with nearly 77,000 followers on Instagram.

“The ice cream offered every day at our PetsHotel locations is a great example of the true hospitality we provide to our pet guests and in celebration of National Ice Cream Day we wanted to offer this treat free to those that come by our PetsHotel locations on July 17 and take our PetSmart hospitality to others with a one-of-a-kind experience – a pop-up free ice cream social for dogs and their humans in New York City’s dog parks,” said Eran Cohen, Chief Customer Experience Officer, PetSmart. “We are thrilled to help dogs and pet parents beat the summertime heat by serving up cool ice cream treats across the city from our just-unveiled Doggie Ice Cream Truck.”

Ice cream trucks are common fixtures across NYC. It is believed that this is the first time an ice cream truck has hit the streets of NYC serving ice cream treats for dogs and humans.

The free ice cream samples offered at PetSmart PetsHotels across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will be available, while supplies last, on National Ice Cream Day, Sunday, July 17, during regular business hours.

PetSmart is encouraging pet parents to share photos and videos on Instagram of their pets enjoying National Ice Cream Day using #treatyourpup as part of the PetSmart Treat Your Pup Sweepstakes with chances to win PetSmart prize packs. (See instagram.com/petsmart for details beginning 7/16.)

About PetsHotel Services

Whether pets need to stay for an extended period of time in the overnight accommodations or just need a fun-filled day of supervised play, PetSmart PetsHotels offer a variety of services and amenities to create a get-a-way as unique as your pet:

  • The Private Suite: What better way to show your best friend how special he or she is than to upgrade to a Dog Suite? It’s spacious, private and furnished with a comfy bed, a Poochy Cot and a TV tuned to pet-centric shows.
  • PetSmart Doggie Day Camp: Pets exercise and socialize with other dogs in a dedicated play area full of toys, while pet parents are at work or out of the house for the day — no overnight stay needed! Flexible drop-off and pick-up times make it convenient for parents’ schedules.
  • Individual Playtime: Your pup can receive personal attention and one-on-one fun with a Pet Care Specialist.
  • Treat Time with Doggie Ice Cream Sundaes: Includes dog-safe vanilla soft serve ice cream with crunchy biscuit toppings for pets to cool down on those hot summer days.

PetSmart PetsHotel locations offer guests a customizable experience that makes their stay as close to being at home as possible. Safety-certified staff is on-hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week to care for pets and veterinarians are on-call, night and day. Pet parents can visit http://pets.petsmart.com/services/petshotel to find a local participating PetSmart PetsHotel.

About PetSmart®

PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This mission impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates, and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000 associates, operate 1,466 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and 203 in-store PetSmart®  PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day Camp day care services and pet adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents – including PetSmart.com, PetFoodDirect.com, Pet360.com and petMD.com – offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities® and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more than 500,000 homeless pets each year. In addition, PetSmart supports organizations that make communities a better place to call home through our philanthropy program, PetSmart Gives Back™. By giving back to the communities where we live and work, PetSmart not only celebrates the power of pets to enrich people’s lives—we live it.

Follow PetSmart on Twitter: @PetSmart
Find PetSmart on Facebook: www.facebook.com/PetSmart
See PetSmart on YouTube: www.YouTube.com/PetSmart

Contacts:

Danielle Bickelmann
Golin for PetSmart
469-680-2503
dbickelmann@golin.com

PetSmart Media Line
623-587-2177

Source: Petsmart