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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

McKesson Canada bolsters pharmacy banners

McKesson Canada bolsters pharmacy banners

MONTREAL — McKesson Canada pharmacies are forging ahead under the leadership of new senior vice president of retail banner management services Richard Brennan. This year Brennan was named to head the company’s growing pharmacy banner business, including Guardian, I.D.A., Medicine Shoppe Canada, Proxim and the newly acquired Remedy’sRx. He reports to McKesson Canada president Alain