March 9, 2015

Loblaw aims to create better access to fresh food, wellness solutions and e-commerce with $1.2B investment.

February 26, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart sees a lift same-store sales and helps fuel Loblaw's fourth quarter results.

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 23, 2015

The Hain Celestial Group bolsters its personal care portfolio and expands the scale of its Canadian operations to more than $150 million in net sales via acquisition.

February 19, 2015

GMDC on Thursday released a whitepaper outlining the competitive retail environment in Canada. 

February 13, 2015

The Jean Coutu Group has announced that four pharmacies located within Target stores have been acquired by pharmacist owners affiliated to the Jean Coutu network.

 

February 13, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is planning to expand its fresh foods pilot.

February 12, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is now testing the sale of fresh foods, according to published reports.

 

February 12, 2015

Whole Foods Market is continuing its expansion in Western Canada with three new locations: Greater Victoria, B.C.; Edmonton, Alberta; and Calgary, Alberta.

January 13, 2015

Menasha Corp. on Monday announced that it has acquired PearceWellwood of Brampton, Ontario.

January 8, 2015

Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is well positioned to capitalize on the industry’s growth and, going forward, is focused on improving operations and seeking acquisition opportunities, Francois Coutu, president and CEO, told analysts during its third quarter conference call Thursday morning.

January 5, 2015

A Shoppers Drug Mart in British Columbia’s Port Alberni has decided to stop selling tobacco products, according to a local news report.

 

December 17, 2014

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday expressed concerns that the current structure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) will impede generic utilization.

December 11, 2014

Are high distribution costs and overly complex regulations stifling pharmaceutical and health product suppliers’ ability to fully engage with the fast-changing healthcare marketplace? That’s one concern raised by a global survey of healthcare executives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America from United Parcel Service.

December 9, 2014

Teva Canada, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, announced Tuesday that Health Canada has approved its application for the generic version of PrTarceva. 

December 4, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has received approval from the Competition Bureau of Canada to purchase two Shoppers Drug Mart stores — one in Sechelt, British Columbia and the other in Devon, Alberta.

December 1, 2014

Rexall’s EVP and CFO, Sharon Driscoll, was named a Women's Executive Network's 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner, the Canadian retailer announced.

November 26, 2014

Three women researchers were honored on Tuesday by L'Oréal Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, as part of the L'Oréal Canada For Women and Science Program with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, during an awards ceremony held at the French Embassy in Ottawa.

November 19, 2014

Target’s efforts to regain its footing following last year’s data breach and its digital efforts appear to be gaining traction.

November 12, 2014

Beauty subscription company Birchbox has announced that it is launching Canada-wide, marking the sixth country it has expanded to since launching in the United States in September 2010.

November 12, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw posted double-digit revenue gains during the third quarter fueled by the solid performance of Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired in the second quarter.

November 7, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to raise $750,000 in support of Look Good Feel Better across its stores in the Aberta, Atlantic and Prairies regions. And in Ontario, the Canadian drug store retailer is hoping to raise $375,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

October 29, 2014

Pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti has stepped down as CEO of Rexall/Katz Group Canada.

October 29, 2014

Domtar Corp. — which designs, manufactures, markets and distributes fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products — has elected Shoppers Drug Mart’s Domenic Pilla to its board.