The Jean Coutu Group to hold Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday July 11, 2017

Varennes, Quebec, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) wishes to remind the public that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday July 11, 2017, at 9:30 am ET at the Head Office of the Corporation, 245 Jean Coutu Street, Varennes, Quebec.

The Meeting will also be webcasted on the corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com.

Representatives of the Jean Coutu Group will meet the press after the Meeting.

What: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Where: The Jean Coutu Group Head Office. 245 Jean Coutu Street, Varennes, Quebec

Annual General Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.
A press meeting will be held following the Meeting (around 10:30 a.m.)

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 419 franchised stores in Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, and employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, since December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

Contact:

Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
(450) 646-9611, Extension 1165
hbisson@jeancoutu.com

Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

The Jean Coutu Group launches services to contribute to a safe and healthy travel

Varennes, Quebec, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (The “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) and the pharmacist-owners affiliated with its network announce the launch of several services to contribute to a safe and healthy travel.

“Many people travel this time of the year! That’s why it’s important to offer them accessible services to plan their vacation,” says Richard Mayrand, Executive Vice-President, Pharmacy and Government Affairs of the Jean Coutu Group.

Vaccination Centre

More than 190 Jean Coutu-affiliated pharmacies located in all regions of Quebec offer the opportunity to meet a nurse who can assess the needs of travellers and administer the necessary vaccines on site before departure. The list of vaccination centres is available here.

Consultation: Possibilities of Bill 41

According to the act Prescribing a medication when no diagnosis is required, the pharmacist can now:

  • Prescribe to treat traveller’s diarrhea
  • Prescribe to prevent malaria and acute mountain sickness

Pharmacists have always been able to advise travellers on the various measures and precautions to be taken depending on the destination. Pharmacists are also available to guide patients in selecting the right medications to bring, how they are stored and their use.

Preparation checklist:

A checklist has been developed to help travellers remember important items when making travel preparations. This document is available in store or among several other tips in the new section: travelhealth.jeancoutu.com.

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 418 franchised stores in Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Quebec‐based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

Contact:

Frédéric D. Tremblay
Director, Public Relations and Social Media
450 646‐9611, ext. 1400
ftremblay@jeancoutu.com

Source: The Jean Coutu (PJC) Group Inc.

The Jean Coutu Group to release second quarter of fiscal 2017 results on October 5, 2016

Varennes, Quebec, 2016-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced today (September 20, 2016) that the release of results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 will take place on October 5, 2016 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET.

Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results will be presented.

Time and date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. ET

Dial number: 514-392-1478 or 866-225-0198

Conference call name: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen to the live or deferred broadcast on the Jean Coutu Group corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com. A full replay will also be available by dialling 514-861-2272 or toll free at 800-408-3053 until November 4, 2016. The access code is 7278588 followed by pound sign (#).

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 420 franchised stores in Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, and employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, since December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

Contact:
Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
(450) 646-9611, Extension 1165
hbisson@jeancoutu.com

Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

The Jean Coutu Group to release results for Q4 of FY 2016 on April 27

Varennes, Quebec, 2016-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced today that the release of results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 will take place on April 27, 2016 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET.

Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results will be presented.

Time and date: Wednesday April 27, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. ET

Dial number: 514-392-1478 or 866-225-0198

Conference call name: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen to the live or deferred broadcast on the Jean Coutu Group corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com. A full replay will also be available by dialling 514-861-2272 or toll free at 800-408-3053 until May 27, 2016. The access code is 9963289 followed by pound sign (#).

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 417 franchised stores in Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, and employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, since December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
(450) 646-9611, Extension 1165
hbisson@jeancoutu.com

SOURCE: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

The Jean Coutu Group announces $15 million investment in neutral colocation center service provider in eastern Canada COLO-D inc.

Longueuil, Québec, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the “Corporation” or the “Jean Coutu Group”) announced today an investment of $15 million in COLO-D inc. (“COLO-D”), a leading neutral colocation center service provider in eastern Canada.

This investment will facilitate the establishment of a second major data center for COLO-D in Quebec. The company will be able to better serve businesses worldwide with a greater presence in the Montreal region, as well as the increased connectivity that is made possible by COLO-D data centers that link up with the largest backbone network infrastructure in Canada, the United States and abroad.

“The Jean Coutu Group is pleased to partner with COLO-D, and participate in the growth of a Quebec company that specializes in data center colocation, which is an industry at the heart of the digital revolution,” said Francois J. Coutu, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jean Coutu Group.

“We are very proud to partner with the Jean Coutu Group. This strategic partnership will enable COLO-D to continue its growth and rapidly establish itself as a leader in the Canadian data center marketplace,” said Patrick David, President and Chief Executive Officer of COLO-D.

A portion of the $15 million investment will be used to acquire one of Jean Coutu Group’s warehouse facilities in Longueuil, which will house COLO-D’s new data center. Once renovations are complete, this data center will be the most important of its type in Quebec, clearly positioning COLO-D as the dominant operator of carrier-neutral colocation centers in eastern Canada.

About the Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 417 franchised stores located in the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Quebec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

About COLO-D
COLO-D is the largest neutral colocation service provider in eastern Canada. As the operator of two major data centers in Quebec, COLO-D hosts critical infrastructure for prestigious clients looking for innovative data center solutions. The company has an experienced management team with expertise in the design, operation and administration of data centers. COLO-D offers connectivity services to the world’s largest telecommunications networks, as well as access services to global internet exchange networks via the numerous telecommunication providers that are housed within COLO-D data centers

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Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. and COLO-D inc.

Information:

Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group
(450) 646-9611, Ext. 1165

Patrick David
President and CEO
COLO-D inc.
(514) 867-4573

The Jean Coutu Group will release Q2-2016 results on October 7, 2015

Longueuil, Quebec, 2015-9-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. announced today that the release of results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 will take place on October 7, 2015 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET.

Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results will be presented.

Time and date: Wednesday October 7, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. ET

Dial number: 514-861-2255 or 888-789-9572 – Access code 9588146 followed by pound sign (#)

Conference call name: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen to the live or deferred broadcast on the Jean Coutu Group corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com. A full replay will also be available by dialling 514-861-2272 or toll free at 800-408-3053 until November 6, 2015. The access code is 7998211 followed by pound sign (#).

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 417 franchised stores in Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, and employs more than 20,000 people. Furthermore, since December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
(450) 646-9611, Extension 1165
hbisson@jeancoutu.com

The Jean Coutu Group to facilitate consultations and treatment prescriptions for head lice

Now prescribing head lice prevention treatments under Bill 41

Longueuil, 2015-8-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (“The Jean Coutu Group” or the “Corporation”) and their affiliated network pharmacist-owners announced today they have released online, via jeancoutu.com, a new form to facilitate consultations related to pediculosis and treatment prescriptions during pharmacy visits. Head lice prevention and treatment tips have also been merged under a special section hosted on jeancoutu.com and dedicated to the back-to-school season.

“This is a busy period for all. Through the online form and tips, patients can now enquire and get better prepared for their appointments with their pharmacist. The new tools will help relieve the healthcare system and parents’ busy schedules”, explained Mr. Richard Mayrand, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy and Governmental Affairs with The Jean Coutu Group.

Pharmacists may now prescribe
Under Bill 41 enacted this summer, the Jean Coutu affiliated pharmacists may now prescribe head lice treatments. Prescribed treatments are eligible for refunds under most insurance plans. This new pharmacists’ responsibility provides patients with the following benefits:

  • More accessible healthcare professionals and treatments under extended business hours throughout the Jean Coutu network pharmacies, without any prior doctor consultation requirement.
  • A simpler approach to access efficient treatments against these unwanted insects.

About The Jean Coutu Group
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 416 franchised stores located in the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs close to 20,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Quebec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.
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Information:

Hélène Bisson
Vice President, Communications
450 646-9611, ext. 1165
hbisson@jeancoutu.com

Frédéric D. Tremblay
Director Events and Sponsorships /
Public Relations Advisor
450 646-9611, ext. 1400
ftremblay@jeancoutu.com

Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.