CVS Health’s decision to purchase insurance Aetna will transform both the pharmacy and health-care businesses. And it will also impact a potentially vulnerable small pool of retail chains.
Walgreens has the most to lose from the deal as it is the most
similar to CVS in business model and the most reliant on drug sales to
drive traffic into its stores, reported CNBC.
Other vulnerable retailers include Walmart, Kroger Co., and Rite Aid.. . . more