WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off, CVS/pharmacy is offering shoppers significant deals on great gifts both online and in-store on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Plus, additional savings and rewards are available for ExtraCare® members all season long. From hot electronics and popular toys, to stocking stuffers, fragrances and gift cards for the family, customers can find everything they need for the holidays. Shoppers can also enjoy extra savings during a special three-day Black Friday sales event. With more than 7,400 neighborhood locations throughout the U.S., CVS/pharmacy is the most convenient one-stop-shop to find a variety of gifts and holiday staples like decor, greeting cards and snacks for entertaining.
"Whether hunting for the best Black Friday bargains or making a quick stop for holiday essentials like wrapping paper, batteries or stocking stuffers, shoppers will discover great value at CVS/pharmacy this year," said Judy Sansone, senior vice president of merchandising for CVS/pharmacy. "Starting with our three-day Black Friday sale, customers can take advantage of incredible promotions on a wide variety of gifts for everyone on their list. We're happy to make the holiday shopping experience easy and convenient for our customers while offering tremendous savings and selection."
Standout sales starting November 22 through November 24
- Toys: Buy-One-Get-One deals will be available on specially-advertised toys and shoppers can also snag discounts on select Discovery Kids toys ($12.99), Dream Lites ($27.88), radio control cars or trucks ($9.99), or wireless indoor helicopters ($12.88).
- Gadgets and Tech: A wide selection of gadget gifts will also be on sale, like an Android tablet with 7" digital touch screen ($78.88) or your choice of a Sylvania Home Theater System with DVD player, iCraig Tower Speaker with FM Radio, AM/FM Vintage CD Jukebox, American Cinema Popcorn Popper or Sunbeam Microwave Oven (all $48.88).
- Novelties: Nesquick Chocolate Fountain, Waffle Zoo, Super Pretzel Maker, Keebler Cake Pop Maker, Keebler Pie Maker or Sunbeam Sewing Machine, will also be available for just $12.88 each.
In addition, a variety of everyday essentials and gift items are included in "FREE After ExtraBucks Rewards®" promotions, so ExtraCare cardholders can earn instant rewards back for buying specially-marked items detailed in the circular and on store shelves. For recipients of Sunday newspaper deliveries across the country, there is a 25% off shopping pass for in-store purchase within the weekly circular.
Cyber Specials on CVS.com
CVS/pharmacy is offering special deals on holiday gifts and decor, as well as everyday essentials, on CVS.com. Shoppers can also sign up online to receive Double Quarterly ExtraBucks Rewards® on their purchases both online and in-store.
On Black Friday, November 23, shoppers can visit CVS.com to shop for gifts and take advantage of exclusive online-only deals, including free shipping from 12:00 pm through 3:00pm EST and on all orders over $25 all day long.
On Cyber Monday, November 26, shoppers will find additional exclusive deals on CVS.com plus free shipping on all orders over $25.
More savings for the whole season
Long after Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, shoppers will find thousands of opportunities to save and earn rewards each week at CVS/pharmacy. Members of the CVS/pharmacy ExtraCare program, the largest retail rewards program, are encouraged to check the circular in-store or online (CVS.com/weeklyad) to find additional savings during the holidays. For those participating in the ongoing Double Quarterly ExtraBucks Rewards® promotion going on through December 15, customers will earn double the rewards on most gift purchases, leading to a post-holiday treat in the form of more ExtraBucks Rewards® that pay out in January.
At CVS.com, customers can check back for additional promotions throughout the holiday season and are encouraged to order gifts online by December 14 with standard shipping (December 17 with expedited shipping) to get their gifts in time for Christmas (by December 24).
Exclusive gift tips, promotions and giveaways on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
Shoppers can follow @CVS_Extra on Twitter (Twitter.com/CVS_Extra) to learn about upcoming ExtraCare promotions and participate in a variety of giveaways, including the "12 Days of Giveaways" event kicking off on December 3. Additional holiday savings news and updates can be found on the CVS/pharmacy Facebook page (Facebook.com/CVS). Starting November 20 for the five weeks leading up to Christmas, shoppers can also head to Destination Christmas on CVS.com, or visit the CVS/pharmacy YouTube channel each week to watch videos featuring moms with popular blogs sharing their favorite gift suggestions and holiday savings tips.
To locate a nearby CVS/pharmacy or for specific questions about store hours, visit the CVS.com Store Locator (CVS.com/storefinder).
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), is America's leading retail pharmacy with more than 7,400 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug stores. CVS/pharmacy is reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path to better health by providing the most accessible and personalized expertise, both in its stores and online at CVS.com. General information about CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark is available at http://info.cvscaremark.com.
Press Contact: Erin Pensa CVS/pharmacy T: 401.770.4786 E: EPensa@cvs.com