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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

PharmaChoice drug store banner reaches milestone

PharmaChoice drug store banner reaches milestone

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Canadian drug store cooperative PharmaChoice has surpassed 600 locations, making it the country’s second-largest independent pharmacy banner. PharmaChoice said Monday that it has nearly doubled its store count in the past five years. The member-owned co-op, which has head offices in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (PharmaChoice East), and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (PharmaChoice West),