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December 16, 2011

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has entered a clinical affiliation with Carolinas HealthCare System, which provides medical services at more than 650 care locations in North and South Carolina. The collaboration includes 16 MinuteClinic locations in the greater Charlotte area.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has entered a clinical affiliation with Carolinas HealthCare System, which provides medical services at more than 650 care locations in North and South Carolina. The collaboration includes 16 MinuteClinic locations in the greater Charlotte area.

This marks the first such arrangement in North Carolina for the two organizations.

March 30, 2011

Target announced plans to remodel several stores in the Charlotte, N.C., area.

MINNEAPOLIS — Target announced plans to remodel several stores in the Charlotte, N.C., area.

According to the company, the remodeling began March 27 and includes such features as an open-market fresh food layout, complete with a selection of fresh produce, fresh meat and baked goods. The new layout also features reinventions in several other areas throughout the store, including beauty, home, baby and shoes.

March 15, 2011

Harris Teeter has teamed up with local law enforcement to help consumers dispose of unused or expired medications.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Harris Teeter has teamed up with local law enforcement to help consumers dispose of unused or expired medications.

The supermarket operator said Operation Medicine Drop, which is scheduled for March 26, allows customers to drop off unused or expired medications at 1-of-6 Harris Teeter locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., where law enforcement from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Huntsville police departments will dispose of them properly. Levine Children's Hospital of Charlotte, N.C., also is participating in Operation Medicine Drop.