CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation, operates a chain of more than 6,200 drug stores in nearly 40 states. The company s stores offer a variety of prescription drugs, cosmetics, diet and nutrition products, home medical supplies, natural supplements, personal care products, skin items and vitamins. Its ExtraCare program has in excess of 50 million cardholders, making it one of the largest and most successful retail loyalty programs in the United States. CVS has completed acquisitions of Revco, Eckerd, Sav-on and Osco. Headquartered in Woonsocket, R.I., the company also operates 10-plus regional distribution centers and a store support complex. The first CVS store, which sold health and beauty products, was founded in 1963 in Lowell, Mass.