CVS is one of the largest and most well-known convenience stores and pharmacies in the world. However, despite the fact that the company has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about CVS. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: CVS Has a Secret Research Center
The company has its own sets of researchers and analysts who look at data from focus groups to determine which products to sell in what stores. So next time you impulsively buy something from a CVS, just remember, they probably put it there on purpose!
Number Fourteen: One-Third of All Americans Have a Customer Card
Though the company has some serious competition from Walgreens and Duane Reade. Over 30 percent of Americans have one of those iconic cards.
Number Thirteen: There’s an App for That
The company has an app that, once downloaded, will give users access to deals they otherwise wouldn’t be able to redeem. The app provides users with personalized ads so the potential saving won’t go to waste. Not to mention it saves a tremendous amount of paper!
Number Twelve: It Has a Product Line With Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek for CVS – seriously! The beautiful actress has a line of skin, body, and hair products that are sold at all CVS stores.
Number Eleven: There Are Coupon Machines in the Stores
You might think that this is obvious – except for the fact that most people don’t know they exist. The price scanner machines in every store are there to print out coupons and rewards; all you have to do is enter your phone number!
Number Ten: It’s One of the World’s Largest Companies
The company might be a simple convenience store and pharmacy. But according to Forbes, it’s actually the 12th largest company in the world!
Number Nine: It’s Exactly What it Advertises
And we mean that in terms of its name. “CVS” stands for Consumer Value Store, which is exactly what it is! Stay tuned for part two of our list of 15 things you didn’t know about CVS, coming soon!