Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice to open a new store in Coeur d’Alene, ID on June 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice, a warehouse-format store that has catered to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, will open a new store in Coeur d’Alene, ID on June 17, 2017.  Located at 208 E. Appleway Avenue, the Coeur d’Alene store will be Cash&Carry’s fourth in Idaho, third in the local region, joining two Spokane, WA stores, and 61st in the Western U.S.

Offering a wide range of products designed to meet the needs of local foodservice businesses, the new location will provide a one-stop shopping location for product and supply necessities.

The 20,000 square-foot store, like all Cash&Carry locations, will carry more than 8,000 products including fresh produce, fresh meat, cheese, dairy and deli products, frozen foods, grocery products, baking ingredients, beverages, bread and tortillas, janitorial supplies, catering supplies, tableware and barware. Though Cash&Carry stores cater primarily to the foodservice industry, they offer an easy, affordable option for non-profit organizations, schools, church groups, caterers and other individuals looking to purchase larger product quantities at lower prices.

“Our stores provide foodservice operators the right products at the right price,” says John Mathews, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Cash&Carry.  “We offer an assortment that includes major national brands as well as high-quality private label products. We buy in volume at the best possible prices, and we pass those savings along to our customers. We are excited about opening our new store in Coeur d’Alene to serve new and existing customers in the region.”

About Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice
Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice is a warehouse-format store catering to the foodservice industry based in Portland, Oregon. For over 60 years the Company has offered a wide range of larger quantity products in a convenient one-stop shop. As of May 1, 2017, the Company operated 60 warehouse stores in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California and Utah. Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice is the foodservice division of Smart & Final Stores, LLC (NYSE:SFS), headquartered in Commerce (near Los Angeles), California. For more information on the company, visit the Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice website at www.smartfoodservice.com

For information, contact:
Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice
smartfoodservice@smartfoodservice.com

SOURCE: Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice

CarMax celebrates grand opening of its first store in Idaho

RICHMOND, Virginia, 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today (September 8, 2016) celebrated the grand opening of its first store in Idaho, located in Meridian at 4043 E. Elden Gray Street.  The Meridian store will stock more than 200 used vehicles of nearly every make and model, and has brought approximately 50 new jobs to the area.

“The Meridian community has been very welcoming to CarMax,” said Louis Cominiello, location general manager at CarMax Meridian. “We are very excited to open our first store in Idaho and bring the simple and stress-free CarMax experience to area customers.”

During today’s grand opening celebration, CarMax announced that The CarMax Foundation will be providing a $10,000 grant to Idaho Foodbank Warehouse. The Foodbank created a backpack program to help provide food to children who do not have access to regular meals. The grant will fund backpacks for 1,800 students during the 2016-2017 school year. CarMax associates chose the Idaho Foodbank to receive the grant after volunteering with the organization.

“Our commitment to our local communities is rooted in CarMax’s culture and is a reflection of how passionate our associates are about public service,” said Bill Nash, president and CEO of CarMax. “We are especially excited to support and develop partnerships with area nonprofits that are making a positive impact in the Meridian community.”

CarMax was founded more than 20 years ago to fundamentally change the way car buying is done. CarMax customers can shop for nearly every make and model at our stores or online at carmax.com, with prices clearly listed for each of our nearly 50,000 vehicles nationwide. In addition, we stand behind our vehicles with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN & RI, 90-Day in MA, NY and NJ). The CarMax Foundation has granted more than $30 million on behalf of associates across the country since 2003.

About CarMax
CarMax is the nation’s largest retailer of used cars and operates more than 160 stores in 37 states nationwide. CarMax revolutionized the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity car buying experience customers want and deserve. For more than 20 years, CarMax has made car buying more ethical, fair and stress-free by offering a no-haggle, no-hassle experience and an incredible selection of vehicles. CarMax makes selling your car easy too, by offering no-obligation appraisals good for seven days. At CarMax, we’ll buy your car even if you don’t buy ours®. CarMax has more than 22,000 associates nationwide and for 12 consecutive years has been named as one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®. During the 12 months ending February 29, 2016, the company retailed 619,936 used cars and sold 394,437 wholesale vehicles at its in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com.

Media Contacts:
Beth Singer
CarMax Public Relations
pr@carmax.com
Twitter: @CarMax
Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

Source: CarMax

Medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho. Under prescriptive authority allowed by the state, CVS Pharmacists will expand access to the medication.

“Naloxone is a safe and effective antidote to opioid overdoses and we can help save lives by increasing access to this medication in our Idaho pharmacies by the use of prescriptive authority for patients without a prescription,” said Tom Davis, RPh, Vice President of Pharmacy Professional Practices at CVS Pharmacy. “We are dedicated to helping the communities we serve address and prevent drug abuse and we are expanding access to naloxone to give more people a chance to get the help they need for recovery.”

In addition to Idaho, CVS Pharmacy locations in 30 other states can dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.

“CVS Health has been a leader in helping communities prevent prescription drug abuse and we applaud their work to increase access to this life-saving drug for patients without a prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho,” said Marcia Lee Taylor, President and CEO, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. “Increasing access to naloxone is a critical public health priority that allows patients and their families to prevent opioid fatalities and recognize when people need help working towards recovery from the disease of addiction.”

CVS Health has also launched digital resources on www.cvs.com/content/prescription-drug-abuse giving patients and families a single destination to learn more about drug abuse prevention. These new resources build on CVS Health’s longstanding commitment to helping communities address and prevent drug abuse. In 2015, CVS Health launched a community outreach program called Pharmacists Teach, which brings local pharmacists to high school health classes to talk to students about the dangers of drug abuse. More than 100,000 students have already taken part in the program. High school teachers and administrators in Idahocan learn more about bringing Pharmacists Teach to their school here.

CVS Health has also joined with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to create the Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program, which donates disposal units to local police departments, providing a safe and environmentally friendly way to dispose of unwanted medication. Law enforcement officials across Idaho can apply to receive a drug collection unit here.

About CVS Health
CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is a pharmacy innovation company helping people on their path to better health. Through its more than 9,600 retail pharmacies, more than 1,100 walk-in medical clinics, a leading pharmacy benefits manager with nearly 80 million plan members, a dedicated senior pharmacy care business serving more than one million patients per year, and expanding specialty pharmacy services, the Company enables people, businesses and communities to manage health in more affordable and effective ways. This unique integrated model increases access to quality care, delivers better health outcomes and lowers overall health care costs. Find more information about how CVS Health is shaping the future of health at https://www.cvshealth.com.

Media Contact:

Erin Shields Britt
Corporate Communications
(401) 770-9237
Erin.Britt@CVSHealth.com

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Medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho
Medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho

 

SOURCE: CVS Health