CVS to debut free delivery service

It’ll start in NYC; 3Q earnings fall but beat expectation

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 2:17 a.m.

A customer nears the entrance of a CVS Health Corp. store in downtown Los Angeles in October. The pharmacy chain on Monday reported third-quarter profits of $1.29 billion, down from $1.54 billion a year ago.

CVS Health is cranking up prescription deliveries to customer homes or workplaces as the drugstore chain tries to squeeze more of an edge from a store network that puts 70 percent of the U.S. population within three miles of one of its locations.

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