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• CVS has announced that it plans to shut down the 25 Beauty 360 locations, effective May 19.

The format had been operating for four years, but Erin Pensa, CVS director of public relations, said the company "has made the decision to refocus our efforts on the growth and development of our core CVS/pharmacy beauty business in order to satisfy a wider group of our customers."

• Shop ‘n Save Pharmacy, a division of Supervalu, is joining UnitedHealth Group’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance (DPCA), saying that the move will give “Shop ‘n Save Pharmacy customers access to the Alliance’s innovative, community-based Diabetes Control Program, based on curriculum that has been clinically proven to help control type 2 diabetes.

“Shop ‘n Save Pharmacy is now offering the Diabetes Control Program at 26 locations in the St. Louis metro area.”

• The Jacksonville Business Journal reports that “about 60 years after it made its first entrance into Jacksonville, 7-Eleven    has officially re-entered Northeast Florida.

“7-Eleven opened its first Jacksonville stores in 1954, and after a 20-year hiatus in the area, the company plans to open 15 to 20 stores in the area this year and have a total of 80 stores in the area by 2015.”
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