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.

February 23, 2015

The Uniprix Group implements new express beauty solution dubbed Daniele Henkel To Go.

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.

 

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.

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.

July 9, 2014

Energizer Holdings has announced that it will close its feminine care facility in Montreal, Quebec by early 2017 as part of its previously announced restructuring program.

July 8, 2014

Facing a “highly competitive market,” Canadian pharmacy retailer the Jean Coutu Group reported on Tuesday a slight increase in first-quarter revenues and a 0.1% lift in same-store sales.
 

July 8, 2014

Canada’s pharmacy retailer the Jean Coutu Group is optimistic about the expanded role of pharmacists in Quebec under Bill 41.

June 12, 2014

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that its subsidiary, Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its new drug application for Jublia (efinaconazole 10% topical solution). The drug is the first topical triazole approved for the treatment of onychomycosis of the toenails, the company said.

June 10, 2014

McKesson Canada on Monday announced the appointment of its new president, Alain Champagne.

June 9, 2014

The Jean Coutu Group has kicked off the construction of its future headquarters and distribution center in Varennes, Quebec. The official groundbreaking ceremony was held on Friday.

May 13, 2014

Valeant Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced that certain of its subsidiaries have entered into settlement agreements with Actavis related to Actavis' generic versions of Tiazac XC.

May 5, 2014

Target has announced that two Brunet Target affiliated pharmacies are now open at the Brossard and Sainte-Dorothée Target store locations.

April 30, 2014

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.

March 26, 2014

Actavis and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved the new drug application for Metronidazole 1.3% vaginal gel. The antibiotic is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis, an infection caused by an imbalance in the normal bacteria of vagina.

January 31, 2014

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that it received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Retin-A Micro (tretinoin) gel microsphere 0.08%.

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.

January 23, 2014

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International on Thursday announced the expiration of the tender offer by a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Solta Medical for $2.92 per share in cash, without interest (less any applicable withholding taxes).

January 9, 2014

The Jean Coutu Group posted a boost in third-quarter net profits as revenues decreased largely because of the growth in generic drug prescriptions.

December 16, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will acquire Solta Medical for about $250 million, Valeant said Monday.

December 2, 2013

Canada's Jean Coutu Group is helping to bolster holiday sales with the launch of its "e-store window" inside the Longueuil Metro Station. Commuters will be able to shop a wall of deals using their smartphones with delivery before Dec. 24.

It's not really an example of thinking outside the box, as much as it's eliminating the concept of a box altogether. It's an extension of the Jean Coutu brand name into a space typically associated with billboard-style advertising, only stoppers-by can shop the space as easily as they do in the store or online.

November 26, 2013

The Jean Coutu Group is looking to bolster holiday sales and make shopping even easier this holiday season with the launch of an e-store window inside the Longueuil Metro Station.