|New CVS/pharmacy Mobile Features Offer Convenience for On-The-Go Shoppers|
"CVS/pharmacy customers are increasingly using smartphones to do everything from shopping to social networking while on-the-go," said
Customers accessing CVS/pharmacy's mobile website can now take advantage of several features of the ExtraCare Rewards Program. This new functionality lets shoppers:
In addition, CVS/pharmacy launched a comprehensive set of mCommerce options for shoppers using photo services. Customers using smartphones can now:
New iPhone and Android App Options
For customers who have downloaded CVS/pharmacy's iPhone or Android app, CVS/pharmacy is making it easier to manage prescriptions from anywhere at any time. Customers with the iPhone or Android app can now use their smartphones to scan and send rapid refills (no sign-in required) to their local CVS/pharmacy for up to six prescriptions at once, just by using the camera in their mobile devices and the CVS/pharmacy app. These refills can be sent by scanning the prescription label directly. The apps also include a QR code scanner that customers can use for scanning any QR code at CVS/pharmacy stores or any other retailer.
Beyond the prescription refill functionality, the same ExtraCare Rewards Program management now available through the CVS/pharmacy mobile site has been added to the CVS/pharmacy iPhone and Android apps. Interested customers can download the apps by visiting
These features are in addition to the already launched features that allow shoppers to spot nearby CVS/pharmacy stores by using their phone's GPS, check their weekly circular and find MinuteClinic locations and services.
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of