CVS Pharmacy is a subsidiary of the United States retail and health company CVS Health which has its headquarters in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Currently, CVS Pharmacy is the largest pharmacy chain in America based off of their number of locations and total prescription revenue, allowing it to also stand as the 7th largest company in the world. Originally going by the name Consumer Value Store, the first CVS was opened in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1963. By 1964, CVS operated 17 retail locations, and by 1969, they were in operation of 40 stores. Today there are over 9,600 locations in every state except for Wyoming.