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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Nordstrom Rack in Manhattan at The Durst Organization’s 855 6th Avenue to open in fall 2017

SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Feb. 15, 2017) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Manhattan at The Durst Organization’s 855 6th Avenue. The approximately 46,500-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017.

Nordstrom Rack will occupy the first three floors of the newly constructed office/residential tower. The location is on the corner of 31st Street, two blocks from Herald Square.

“We are thrilled to announce a second Nordstrom Rack store in Manhattan,” said Karen McKibbin, president of Nordstrom Rack. “Having a store near Herald Square – one of the most iconic shopping destinations in the world – is very exciting for us, and we look forward to offering visitors and residents of New York an additional location to shop with us.”

This will be the 2nd Nordstrom Rack store in Manhattan. The company has also announced plans to open a Manhattan flagship Nordstrom store in 2019.

“We are proud to welcome Nordstrom Rack to 855 Sixth Avenue,” said Jonathan (Jody) Durst, President of The Durst Organization. “With 375 rental units, 150,000 square feet of office space and now 46,500 square feet of retail, the building is a perfect reflection of the diversity, energy and connectivity of the NoMad neighborhood. We look forward to many years of success with Nordstrom Rack at 855.”

The Durst Organization was represented in-house by Eric Engelhardt, Rocco Romeo, Lindsey Ravesloot and Meghan Duffany and by Ross Berkowitz, Robert Futterman and Peter Whitenack of Robert K. Futterman & Associates, LLC.  Nordstrom, Inc, was represented by Stephen Stephanou and Thibaud Veil of Crown Retail Services, LLC

Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc., offering customers a wide selection of on-trend apparel, accessories and shoes at an everyday savings of 30-70 percent off regular prices. Nordstrom Rack merchandise, available at Rack stores and at Nordstromrack.com, comes from Nordstrom stores, Nordstrom.com as well as specially purchased items from many of the top brands available at Nordstrom. The Rack is designed to provide the ultimate treasure hunt to style-savvy customers.

About Nordstrom
Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 349 stores in 40 states, including 123 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 215 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; and two clearance stores. Additionally, customers are served online through Nordstrom.comNordstromrack.com and HauteLook. The company also owns Trunk Club, a personalized clothing service serving customers online at TrunkClub.com and its seven clubhouses. Nordstrom, Inc.’s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.

About The Durst Organization
The Durst Organization, founded in 1915 by Joseph Durst, is the owner, manager and builder of 13 million square feet of premiere Manhattan office towers and 1,950 residential rental units with 3,400 in development. The Durst Organization is recognized as a world leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential buildings.  www.durst.org

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Jessica Canfield
Nordstrom, Inc.
(206) 303-4250
Jessica.Canfield@nordstrom.com

Jordan Barowitz
The Durst Organization
(212) 257-6605
jbarowitz@durst.org

SOURCE: Nordstrom, Inc.

Whole Foods Market announces the opening of its eighth Manhattan store on the Upper East Side at East 87th Street on February 18th

New York, NY, 2015-1-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is excited to announce the opening of its eighth Manhattan store on the Upper East Side at East 87th Street (1551 3rd Avenue) on Wednesday, February 18th. The 39,000 square foot grocery store will be a community destination, offering Upper East Side residents a full range of high-quality natural and organic foods. Opening day will start with the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony followed by an array of sampling opportunities and giveaways.

For additional information and exciting announcements about Whole Foods Market East 87th Street, please visit the store’s social media channels:

Facebook – facebook.com/wholefoodsnyc

Twitter and Instagram– @WholeFoodsNYC

 

Customers can also choose to shop at Whole Foods Market online through Instacart, with delivery in as little as one hour.

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About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company’s motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 78,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 17 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2013, the company had sales of $12.9 billion and currently has more than 380 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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