CVS Drug store (stylized as Heart corazón.svgCVSpharmacy, previously CVS/pharmacy) is an American retail corporation. Possessed by CVS Health and wellness, it is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.  It was additionally called, and initially called, the Customer Worth Shop and was founded in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1963.  The chain was had by its initial holding company Melville Corporation from its creation till its current parent company (CVS Wellness) was spun off into its very own firm in 1996. CVS Pharmacy is presently the largest pharmacy chain in the United States by a number of areas (over 9,600 since 2016) as well as complete prescription revenue.    Its moms and dad business places as the 7th biggest U.S. firm by FY2017 earnings in the Lot of money 500.  The moms and dad company of CVS Drug store's leading rival (Walgreens) rated 19th for the exact same amount of time. 
CVS markets prescription medicines as well as a wide selection of basic goods, consisting of non-prescription drugs, appeal items as well as cosmetics, film and photo finishing services, seasonal product, welcoming cards, and also fast food through their CVS Drug Store and Yearns Drugs stores as well as online via CVS.com. It likewise gives health care solutions with its more than 1,100 MinuteClinic medical clinics  in addition to their Diabetic issues Care Centers. Most of these centers lie within or outside CVS stores.