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Jean Coutu franchise agreement

Jean Coutu Group prevails in court ruling on royalties

Jean Coutu Group prevails in court ruling on royalties

VARENNES, Quebec — The Jean Coutu Group won a key ruling in a long-running legal challenge by a pharmacist-owner. Jean Coutu Group said Tuesday that the Superior Court of Quebec upheld the royalty clauses in its franchise agreements. In particular, the court determined that the clauses don’t violate section 49 of the Code of Ethics