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Loblaw gives promotions to Motz, Leger

Loblaw gives promotions to Motz, Leger

TORONTO — Jeff Leger has been appointed president of Shoppers Drug Mart, succeeding Mike Motz, who has been promoted to chief operating officer of SDM parent Loblaw Cos. Leger had previously served as executive vice president of pharmacy and health care for both Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart stores. Prior to that, he was senior

Jeff Leger named Shoppers Drug Mart president

Jeff Leger named Shoppers Drug Mart president

TORONTO — Jeff Leger has been named president of Shoppers Drug Mart, succeeding Mike Motz, who has been promoted to chief operating officer of SDM parent Loblaw Cos. Loblaw confirmed Leger’s appointment on Tuesday. He previously served as executive vice president of pharmacy and health care for both Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart stores. Prior

SDM, Loblaw mark record drug take-back campaign

SDM, Loblaw mark record drug take-back campaign

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart and parent Loblaw Cos. gathered 620 tons of expired prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicine in their third National Medicine Take-Back Campaign. The Canadian food and drug chains said Thursday that the 2015 campaign, which ran from July to December and was done in tandem with the Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada,

Shoppers Drug Mart launches more beautyBOUTIQUEs

Shoppers Drug Mart launches more beautyBOUTIQUEs

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) has debuted its sixth and seventh enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE store-within-a-stores in Ottawa and Montreal. The Ottawa boutique was unveiled at a store in the Rideau Centre. The Montreal boutique, named galerieBEAUTÉ, was unveiled in a Pharmaprix unit on Rue Sainte-Catherine. It is SDM’s first enhanced boutique in Quebec. The 4,000-square-foot

SDM Beauty Boutique stakes claim online

SDM Beauty Boutique stakes claim online

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) has launched a Beauty Boutique e-commerce website, allowing customers to #BRINGBEAUTYHOME with the click of a button. The new BeautyBoutique.ca site gives customers the opportunity to view thousands of prestige beauty products for online purchase — and to collect Optimum points with each purchase. Site users can shop for

Medicine Take-Back Campaign under way in Canada

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) and the Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada (PDFC) are collaborating on the third National Medicine Take-Back Campaign, to be held through December 2015, and a new partnership with Loblaw Pharmacy will increase the number of pharmacies participating in the campaign to 1,800 nationwide. The goal of the National Medicine

SDM backs effort to help seniors overcome depression

NANAIMO, British Columbia — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM), the Canadian government and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH) have teamed up to help seniors dealing with depression and thoughts of suicide. With the financial support and collaboration of the government of Canada and SDM, CCSMH has developed new mental health resources appropriate for

Shoppers Drug Mart helps support seniors’ mental health

Shoppers Drug Mart helps support seniors’ mental health

NANAIMO, British Columbia — An initiative by Shoppers Drug Mart, the Canadian government and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH) aims to help seniors grappling with depression and thoughts of suicide. Shoppers Drug Mart said Monday that CCSMH, with the financial support and collaboration of the drug chain and Canadian government, has developed

SDM, Loblaw support medicine take-back campaign

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has teamed up with the Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada (PDFC) for a National Medicine Take-Back Campaign that will run from July to December. Canada’s largest drug chain said Monday that this year’s effort, its third with PDFC, also includes Loblaw Pharmacy, increasing the number of participating pharmacies to 1,800

Motz guides Shoppers Drug Mart in new era

Motz guides Shoppers Drug Mart in new era

TORONTO — Interviewed in his office some three months into his mandate as president of Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM), Mike Motz exuded the energy and enthusiasm that his colleagues say has typified his approach to his whole career in retail management. He was clearly excited about the opportunities that SDM’s acquisition by Loblaw Cos. has

Shoppers Drug Mart aims to empower pharmacists

Shoppers Drug Mart aims to empower pharmacists

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart and Canadian insurer Great-West Life have released a report showing the positive impact of pharmacist interventions in diabetes management. Canada’s largest drug chain said Tuesday that the study, “Sustainable Solutions Report: Pharmacist Interventions in Diabetes,” demonstrates how pharmacists supported diabetes care and helped improve health outcomes for patients participating in

Loblaw names new Shoppers Drug Mart president

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Shoppers Drug Mart is getting a new president as a result of a management shakeup at parent Loblaw Companies Ltd. Domenic Pilla, who joined Shoppers Drug Mart as president and chief executive officer in November 2011 from McKesson Canada, plans to leave the company by the end of the year, Loblaw said

Shoppers Drug Mart CEO plans to resign

Shoppers Drug Mart CEO plans to resign

TORONTO — Jürgen Schreiber, president and chief executive officer of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp., is slated to resign next month, and the company has begun a search for his replacement. Shoppers Drug Mart said Thursday that plans call for Schreiber, who’s also a board director, to leave the company on Feb. 15. Schreiber aims to