June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

May 28, 2015

Katz Group has announced the appointment of former Shoppers Drug Mart executive Jürgen Schreiber as CEO of Rexall Health, a newly-established banner under which all of Katz Group’s health-related companies will operate. Schreiber will join the company in August.

May 8, 2015

Walmart Canada spends more than $135 million on 13 former Targer Canada properties and one distribution center. 

May 6, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart helped fuel Loblaw’s first quarter as the company continues to implement best-of-breed practices across its network.

April 30, 2015

Canadian pharmacy retailer Jean Coutu Group has announced that fourth-quarter revenue increased by 4.2%.

April 22, 2015

At more than twice the size of a typical drug store, London Drugs outlets offer shoppers in Canada’s four westernmost provinces one of the trade class’ most extensive selection of products.

April 22, 2015

The Jean Coutu Group provides shoppers in three Canadian provinces with what has become a hallmark of 21st century drug store retailing.

April 22, 2015

It has been a year since Loblaw Co. completed its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart in a $12.4 billion deal that created a retailing powerhouse.

April 16, 2015

Canadian grocer Loblaw has teamed up with ride-sharing service Uber to make it easier for shoppers without cars to pick up groceries they’ve ordered online, according to a report in The Global and Mail.

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 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 12, 2015

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

 

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.

 

January 5, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacists in Alberta can now offer flu screenings in store — a first for Canadian pharmacies.

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.

November 17, 2014

Holoma on Monday announced it will place advanced video capabilities into the hands of consumers this holiday season as part of a Walmart exclusive. 

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.

October 8, 2014

Facing a competitive landscape, Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is ramping up promotional activity and working to build loyalty among younger beauty shoppers with its private-label brand.

September 26, 2014

Canada’s Jean Coutu Group has tapped the three Dufour-Lapointe sisters — Maxime, Chloé and Justine — to be the new ambassadors of its Personnelle Cosmetics private-label brand.