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 22, 2015

With a vast network of supermarkets and a variety of stand-alone drug store formats, Metro Inc. has carved out a strong position in Ontario and Quebec by stressing the crucial link between pharmacies, nutrition and overall wellness.

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.

March 4, 2015

Miraculins in January announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario beginning in February.

January 27, 2015

Miraculins on Tuesday announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone, Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario.

January 13, 2015

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

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 17, 2014

Target Canada announced on Friday the official opening of three new stores in Canada, marking the final stores scheduled to open in 2014 and bringing to 133 the total number of Target Canada stores open across the country.

September 23, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. has announced the expansion of its loyalty program, PC Plus, to No Frills stores across Western Canada and Ontario.

August 28, 2014

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired earlier this year by grocer Loblaw Cos., is looking to test the sale of fresh produce beginning in September, according to a Toronto Star report.

August 14, 2014

Loblaw Cos. has announced the appointment of Pavi Binning as a director on its board.

August 13, 2014

Target Canada has announced several initiatives aimed at improving its business performance and to better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian guests.

August 1, 2014

Industry veteran Warren Jeffery has been appointed Rexall’s COO. Jeffery is rejoining the company after retiring in 2011.

July 17, 2014

The Board of Directors of Loblaw Cos. announced that Galen Weston, executive chairman, also has been appointed as president, effective immediately. 


June 26, 2014

Target has announced that all 124 store locations that opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certification.

June 23, 2014

Walmart Canada has appointed an executive from Delhaize Group, Dirk Van den Berghe, as president and CEO, effective Aug. 1.

May 2, 2014

Canadian grocer Loblaw, which recently acquired pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart, is sharpening its focus on health and wellness, and envisions pharmacists one day serving as nutrition experts, according to a Financial Post article.

April 24, 2014

Target is encouraging its patients in Canada to turn to their Target pharmacist for answers and advice on how to manage their allergy symptoms this spring.

March 21, 2014

Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart have announced that the Competition Bureau has approved Loblaw's acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, and the acquisition is expected to close March 28.

March 18, 2014

Last year, $29.3 billion was spent on prescription drugs in Canada, but the annual growth rate was the second-lowest in more than 20 years, according to a new report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information released earlier this month.

March 13, 2014

Target is celebrating on March 14 the official grand opening of its Toronto Stockyards store. This is its first from-the-ground-up build in Toronto, which marks a major milestone for the retailer as it continues its expansion across the country through 2014.

February 10, 2014

Loblaw Cos. has reportedly pulled the plug on its Nutshell health and wellness store concept as it shifts its focus to the purchase of Shoppers Drug Mart, according to a local news report.

February 6, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart posted an increase in fourth-quarter sales driven by gains at the front end and strength in prescription count growth.

January 29, 2014

Target plans to carry on its Canadian expansion this year with nine additional stores, the majority of which will open in Ontario, although the retailer plans to open single stores in Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.