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Eckerd Corporation was a national drug store chain based in Largo, Florida and later in Warwick, Rhode Island. In 2004, Eckerd Corporation, a subsidiary of J.C. Penney, was broken up and sold off to CVS Caremark and later acquired by Rite Aid. Eckerd Corporation was started in 1898 by J. Milton Eckerd in Erie, Pennsylvania. It was a large provider of 1-hour photo services, cosmetics, beauty supplies and other general merchandise.

In 1961, Eckerd became a publicly-owned company. At its height, the popular drug store chain had a portfolio of over 2,800 stores and was worth an estimated $13 billion in revenue by 2000. Eckerd Pharmacy was the most popular drug store chain in Florida, Texas, and Delaware.

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Eckerd Corporation, before its break up, offered many career opportunities in retail and mail order pharmacy, store management, purchasing, marketing, accounting, and finance. The company provided excellent health and dental benefits, salaries and retirement plans to all employees. Eckerd housed over 1,000 employees in its Largo, Florida-location before its acquisition by CVS and Rite Aid.

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