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Peoples Drug Mart shuts down

Peoples Drug Mart shuts down

BURNABY, British Columbia — Peoples Drug Mart has ceased operations as a pharmacy group. The network’s independently owned 45 drug stores will operate under new banners, said Mark Dickson, who was Peoples’ interim chief executive officer. Dickson blamed the group’s demise after 41 years on the continued squeeze on pharmacy margins across Canada. Coping with

Peoples Drug Mart to close up shop

Peoples Drug Mart to close up shop

BURNABY, British Columbia — Peoples Drug Mart plans to cease operations this month as a pharmacy group. Interim chief executive officer Mark Dickson said Friday that the 45 independently owned stores in the Peoples Drug Mart network will operate under new banners. Dickson attribued Peoples’ demise after 41 years to the continued squeeze on pharmacy