CVS Caremark Corporation
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CVS Caremark Corporation
One CVS Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Larry Merlo

State of Incorporation
Experience Operating a Pharmacy
Since June 1998
Pharmacy Name Address
CVS/pharmacy #6570 2800 Enterprise Street, Suite 5
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Original VIPPS Accreditation Date Expiration Date
December 14, 1999 December 14, 2014

Corporate Profile
Hook's Drug Stores was an Indianapolis, Indiana-based drug store chain which was founded in 1900 by John A. Hook. The chain flourished throughout central Indiana for most of the 20th-century before being acquired by Revco which was in turn acquired by CVS in 1997. Many former Hook's locations are now CVS pharmacies and Hook's Drug Stores’ online pharmacy is operated through 
CVS Pharmacy (styled as CVS/pharmacy or simply CVS) is the second largest pharmacy chain in the United States (after Walgreens), with more than 7,000 stores in 41 states and Puerto Rico. As the retail pharmacy division of CVS Caremark, it sells prescription drugs and a wide assortment of general merchandise, including over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, film and photo finishing services, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards and convenience foods through their CVS Pharmacy and Longs Drugs retail stores and online through It also provides healthcare services through its MinuteClinic healthcare clinics as well as their Diabetes Care Centers. Most of these clinics are located within CVS stores.
CVS is incorporated in Delaware, and is based in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. It was founded in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1963.
The VIPPS accreditation program (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites), is a strong indicator of an Internet pharmacy’s compliance with state and federal laws and regulations and NABP's criteria. 
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