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‘CVS Pharmacy y más’ store opens in Ridgewood
BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO
CVS Pharmacy has opened a dozen specialized
CVS Pharmacy y más stores in New York and
New Jersey, including two in Queens, the fi rst
stores of this kind in the tri-state area.
CVS Pharmacy y más stores are designed to provide
an enhanced, convenient and personalized
shopping experience specifi c to local Hispanic communities.
Shoppers will fi nd tailored deals from
products and brands they know and love, with a
higher level of customer service and lower prices.
CVS Pharmacy y más opened locations at 89-11
Northern Blvd. in Jackson Heights and 329-339
Wyckoff Ave. in Ridgewood in November.
Other New York stores also opened in the Bronx
at 732 Allerton Ave. and 1688 Westchester Ave., as
well as in Central Islip at 2 East Suff olk Ave.
The store format incorporates bilingual staff
and signage, and features more than 1,500 products
from trusted Hispanic brands, such as Iberia
Foods, Yaucono, Fabuloso, Tio Nacho, Pilon and Café
“Our CVS Pharmacy y más stores have been
hugely benefi cial to providing a more inclusive
environment and value-based personalized selection
for our Hispanic customers,” said Mayra
Boitel, Vice President, Chief Merchant of Alternative
Formats at CVS Health. “Customers can access
familiar brands they already know and love, speak
with a bilingual staff who can clearly answer any
questions about their medication regimen, and
Photo courtesy of CVS Pharmacy
easily navigate throughout the store to fi nd what
they need quickly. We understand our Hispanic
customers are looking for more personalized shopping
experiences and we’re eager to deliver in these
markets and make them feel at home while they pick
up their essentials.”
CVS Pharmacy has opened more than 200 CVS
Pharmacy y más locations in more than 90 cities
across California, Florida, Nevada, Oklahoma,
Texas and Puerto Rico since 2015.
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