Is Jean Coutu a franchise?
The Jean Coutu Group’s operations are based on a franchise model. Under Quebec law, only pharmacists are permitted to own a pharmacy. PJC franchisees own their businesses and are responsible for managing their stores and their layout.
Is Jean Coutu still alive?
Coutu, 90, said he will now devote his time and energy to helping the poor through a foundation established with his wife and family. The Marcelle and Jean Coutu Foundation, which has around $500 million in assets, has long helped projects to aid the poor, women, child abuse and fighting drug addiction.
Who founded Jean Coutu?
Jean Coutu Group/Founders
Why did Metro Buy Jean Coutu?
Montréal, May 11, 2018 — METRO INC. (“METRO”) (TSX: MRU) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. The combined entity will develop the full potential of our two banners, Jean Coutu and Brunet, in order to strengthen our market presence and better meet consumers’ needs.
When did Jean Coutu open?
1969, Montreal, Canada
Jean Coutu Group/Founded
Is Jean Coutu only in Quebec?
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. is a Canadian drugstore chain headquartered in Varennes, Quebec. Since 2017, the main distribution warehouse is located in Varennes, Quebec (after Longueuil 1976-2015), though there is also a large distribution warehouse in Hawkesbury, Ontario, since 2005.
Where was the first Jean Coutu?
Jean Coutu Group/Place founded
1969: Jean Coutu, Founder of the Jean Coutu Group, opened a discount pharmacy in Montreal with his associate at the time, Louis Michaud. They innovated in the retail sector with a large array of products, high-quality professional services and longer store-opening hours.
Is Jean Coutu owned by Shoppers Drug Mart?
and two Shoppers Drug Mart stores to the Jean Coutu Group, as well as the licence of nine pharmacies within a Loblaw store to Remedy’s Rx (Remedy’s)….
|Elmira, ON||No Frills, 232 Arthur Street South|
|Dalhousie, NB||Shoppers Drug Mart, 396 William Street|
How many Jean Coutu stores are there in Canada?
419 franchised stores
The Jean Coutu network counts 419 franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario.
What stores own Metro?
Its stores operate under the banners Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Marché Ami, Les 5 Saisons and Marché Adonis. Its pharmacies operate under the banners Brunet, The Pharmacy, Clini-Plus, and Drug Basics.
Where is the headquarters of Jean Coutu?
The headquarters of Jean Coutu Group in Varennes, Quebec. A Jean Coutu pharmacy in Shediac, New Brunswick. The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. is a Canadian drugstore chain headquartered in Varennes, Quebec.
Is there a Jean Coutu pharmacy in New Brunswick?
A Jean Coutu pharmacy in Shediac, New Brunswick. The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. is a Canadian drugstore chain headquartered in Varennes, Quebec. Since 2017, the main distribution warehouse is located in Varennes, Quebec (after Longueuil 1976-2015), though there is also a large distribution warehouse in Hawkesbury, Ontario since 2005.
Why did Jean Coutu move to Varennes?
In May 2013, Jean Coutu announced that it would move its head office from Longueuil to Varennes, because the present head office is too small. At a cost of $190 million, the new building will be near Autoroute 30 and it will be ready for 2016.
Does Jean Coutu ask for personal information when hiring?
The Jean Coutu Group wishes to remind you that as part of its hiring process, no request for personal information will be made to you, other than what could normally be found on a resume.