The nation’s largest pharmacy chain CVS plans to close 900 stores nationwide in the next three years as it restructures itself to offer more health services in the remaining locations.
CVS Health will create three new distinct store formats aimed at driving higher engagement with consumers and to serve as community health destinations.
These include traditional CVS Pharmacy stores, which will provide prescription services and health, wellness and personal care, sites specializing in primary care service offerings, and enhanced versions of HealthHUB locations, which offer screenings, monitoring, counseling and treatment options, as well as products for common health and wellness needs.
The company currently operates nearly 10,000 stores across the U.S. It is unclear which stores will close, although the process will begin next year, a CVS spokesperson told The Wall Street Journal.