Canadian pharmacy retailers are up in arms in British Columbia, threatening to take legal action against the College of Pharmacists of BC if the group attempts to block tobacco sales in their stores. It's a juxtaposition between advocating for health in all parts of the pharmacy and being responsible to the shareholders of the company.
To sell or not to sell? That has become the question in both Canada and the United States.
Alliance Data Systems, a provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction data, on Tuesday announced that its Canadian coalition loyalty business has signed a new, long-term agreement with Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall.
Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart is launching on Saturday a new campaign, dubbed “This Summer - Only at Shoppers,” to introduce hundreds of exclusive products and an interactive online portal.
Canadian pharmacy retailer Jean Coutu Group posted a lift in fourth-quarter revenues and net profits, demonstrating a “solid performance” in a highly competitive retail environment, the company stated on Wednesday.
Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the Dec. 23, 2011, decision of the Court of Appeal of Ontario that restored the prohibition on private-label generic drug products in the Province of Ontario, which was subsequent to a decision of the Ontario Divisional Court dated Feb. 3, 2011, that declared the regulatory restrictions in respect of private-label generic drug products to be invalid.
Continuing its effort to offer customers an elevated prestige beauty experience, Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart unveiled on Wednesday its second enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE at the Toronto Eaton Centre.
The Loblaw Co. may have pulled the trigger on its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart upon learning of Walgreens' interest in the Canadian pharmacy operation, according to a report in Toronto's National Post published Tuesday.
Canadian pharmacy chain The Jean Coutu Group, which operates a network of 407 franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario, reported a drop in net income in its first quarter, largely due to much smaller gains from the sale of Rite Aid shares versus the year-earlier period, the company stated.
News Marketing Canada, the company behind the SmartSource brand of consumer savings products and services, has signed an exclusive agreement with Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall to provide instant, print-at-home online coupons on Rexall.ca, the company has announced.
With the prevalence of chronic disease conditions on the rise, Great-West Life, a provider of drug plan management solutions, and Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart have entered into an agreement to introduce two new health support programs for Great-West Life clients.
Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart and RBC Insurance have announced the launch of co-branded travel insurance product offerings to be sold exclusively online through the Shoppers Drug Mart website beginning Feb. 16.
Despite continuing to face regulatory headwinds in the Canadian market, executives at Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart were “pleased” with fourth-quarter results and indicated that the company will continue to pursue acquisition opportunities.
Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has unveiled its new flagship private brand, Be.better, a line of more than 100 products available exclusively at the more than 300 corporate Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus stores.
Canadian pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart posted a rise in second-quarter sales, thanks to modest sales growth in pharmacy and strong results at the front end, where the company experienced sales gains in all regions of the country.