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CVS HEALTH CORP. has fired two managers of a Chicago-area store after they called the police on a black woman who was trying to use a coupon that they believed was fraudulent. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

NYT: CVS fires Chicago employees that called police on black woman...

PROVIDENCE – CVS Health Corp. has apologized and fired two employees at a Chicago CVS Pharmacy retail location after a woman posted a video...
RHODE ISLAND regular gas prices decreased 2 cents this week to an average $2.90 per gallon, 4 cents above the national average. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

AAA Northeast: Gas prices in R.I. fall 2 cents, rise 2...

PROVIDENCE – The average cost for self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline has declined in Rhode Island this week but increased in Massachusetts, according to AAA...
AMAZON.COM is already putting pricing pressure on retail pharmacy store-brand medications at CVS Health and Walgreens, competition that will only intensify as the online giant integrates its recent purchase of PillPack. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SARA HYLTON

Amazon is already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills

NEW YORK – As pharmacy chains await Amazon.com Inc.’s entry into the prescription-drug market, the online retail giant is already undercutting them for non-prescription...

Online retailers can be forced to collect tax, high court rules

NEW YORK - The U.S. Supreme Court freed states and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers...
CVS PHARMACY has expanded its prescription delivery program nationwide. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRISTO

CVS expands prescription delivery nationwide

WOONSOCKET – CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health Corp., has expanded its prescription delivery service nationwide, the company announced Tuesday.“The national launch...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Carpionato Group President and Chief Operating Office Kelly Coates details the many investments the company has made and is still making in Rhode Island, including in Cranston's Chapel View and in the former Interstate 195 land in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN on WJAR-TV, June 11, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
OPPORTUNITY OFFERED: Connie Tang, center, president and CEO of direct-selling culinary product company Princess House, speaks with Jessica Viveiros, left, supervisor of sales administration, and Victoria Vilbrandt, vice president of marketing, strategy and solutions, at the company’s Taunton office. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Tang meets challenges, offers opportunity with Princess House culinary products

Industry Leader, Professional Services | Connie Tang, Princess House Inc.Connie Tang, president and CEO of Princess House Inc., leads a company that direct-sells...
ACUSHNET HOLDINGS reported net income of $43.1 million in the first quarter, an 8.7 percent increase year over year despite a slip in sales when controlled for currency exchange rate fluxuations. Pictured is the company's flagship golf ball products, the Pro V1 and Pro V1x. / COURTESY TITLEIST

Acushnet reports $43.1M profit in Q1

ACUSHNET – Acushnet Holdings Corp. reported net income of $43.1 million in the first quarter, an 8.7 percent increase from last year’s $39.6 million...
RETAILERS HAVE BEEN deducting returns for items bought online from their sales figures, affecting retail landlord's revenue. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Mall owners and retailers clash over avalanche of online returns

NEW YORK - Mall owners, already squeezed by e-commerce and spending billions on property makeovers to draw shoppers, have a new headache: retailers deducting...
DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP reported first-quarter profit of $50.2 million. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Dunkin’ Brands Group nets $50.2M in Q1

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., parent company of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins brands, reported profit of $50.2 million in the...
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