CVS to open mini-spa service stores
CVS to launch Beauty 360 to offer mini-manicures in stores adjacent to pharmacies
CVS Caremark Corp. will open a new beauty products stores next to its pharmacies that offer quick-service spa services.
CVS said its new Beauty 360 stores will employ licensed professionals trained to do mini-manicures, express facials, hand massages and make-up.
The first Beauty 360 to open is at CVS’s Dupont Circle store in Washington, D.C. A second one will open next month in Mission Viejo, Calif. Those locations will sell brands such as Canyon Ranch, Clarins Fragrance, Elizabeth Arden Fragrance, Ahava, Borba and others.
The company is looking at other potential markets for 2009 launch.