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CNBC reports that CVS has decided to slow its rate of store openings this year and next, and instead “will focus its efforts on remodeling stores into ‘HealthHUBs’,” which offer expanded healthcare services such as blood testing and even limited dental services.

The story says that CVS normally opens about 300 stores a year, but this year “will open about 100 stores and next year will open about 50.”

The HealthHub concept originally was launched with three stores in Houston, but CVS says it plans to have 1,500 of them operating by 2021.
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