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Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (The) - OTCPK - Current

7/10/2014, 5:28 AM ET
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Sector: Healthcare
Country: Canada

The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Company operates a network of 407 franchised stores located in the provinces of Qubec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Sant and PJC Sant Beaut, and employs more than 19,000 people. Furthermore, as of December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd ("Pro Doc"), a Qubec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs. The Company also holds a significant interest in Rite Aid Corporation ("Rite Aid") a national chain of drugstores in the United States with over 4,600 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.