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Shoppers Drug Mart

Leger elaborates on wide-ranging initiatives at Shoppers

Leger elaborates on wide-ranging initiatives at Shoppers

TORONTO — Jeff Leger, president of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada’s largest drug chain, discussed recent developments at the company including the launch of Shoppers’ first freestanding health clinic, the retailer’s innovative home health care and beauty clinic formats with Chain Drug Review editor-in-chief, Jeffrey Woldt, in a video forum hosted by CDR and sister publication

Loblaw takes significant step toward digital health

Loblaw takes significant step toward digital health

TORONTO — Loblaw Companies announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Shoppers Drug Mart will invest $75 million in a minority stake in Maple Corporation, the leading virtual care provider in Canada. Maple is a thriving Canadian telemedicine provider that allows patients to connect online with a variety of healthcare professionals, including general practitioners, specialists

Video Forum: Jeff Leger, Shoppers Drug Mart

Video Forum: Jeff Leger, Shoppers Drug Mart

Jeff Leger, president of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada’s largest drug chain, discusses recent developments at the company in this week’s Video Forum. The launch of Shoppers’ first freestanding health clinic, the retailer’s innovative home health care and beauty clinic formats, and the medical marijuana business are among the subjects covered.

SDM opens first managed walk-in clinic in Toronto

SDM opens first managed walk-in clinic in Toronto

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Shoppers Drug Mart announced the opening of its first managed medical clinic in Toronto on Wednesday.  Owned and operated by Shoppers Drug Mart, the Health Clinic by Shoppers is a primary-care and family practice clinic, providing  patients with convenient, one-stop access to medical services and trusted advice. Located at Lawrence Ave. and

Shoppers Drug Mart launches in-store virtual care service in B.C.

Shoppers Drug Mart launches in-store virtual care service in B.C.

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart and Canada’s leading virtual care provider, Maple, have launched in-store virtual care across British Columbia locations. Online doctor visits at Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies are covered by B.C.’s Medical Services Plan (MSP), just like in-person appointments. The virtual care service is intended to support British Columbians who may not have access to a family

Retailers respond to COVID-19: Shoppers Drug Mart

Retailers respond to COVID-19: Shoppers Drug Mart

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. As COVID-19 continues to affect the lives of Canadians, our stores have been deemed an essential service and have been asked to remain open during these very uncertain times. While there have obviously been a lot

Shoppers Drug Mart launches virtual care service

Shoppers Drug Mart launches virtual care service

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart, in partnership with technology platform Maple, has launched a virtual care service for patients to help relieve the current burden on the acute health care system, specifically emergency rooms and hospitals. Where virtual care is not funded by provincial governments, Shoppers will fund online physician consultations at no cost to

Shoppers Drug Mart’s Leger is Retailer of the Year

Shoppers Drug Mart’s Leger is Retailer of the Year

TORONTO — Jeff Leger began his career as a pharmacist, and what he learned then very much informs what he does now as president of Shoppers Drug Mart (Shoppers). “Pharmacy, other than the technical component, is really about customer service,” he says. “It’s about connecting with people and not just with the prescriptions — it’s

SDM expands medical cannabis online platform

SDM expands medical cannabis online platform

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has expanded its online platform for the sale of medical cannabis to include Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island (PEI), New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. The service breaks down existing barriers for patients by providing convenient access to a broader range of options through a single source,

Shoppers Drug Mart and SilverCloud Health team

Shoppers Drug Mart and SilverCloud Health team

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart announced a partnership with SilverCloud Health, a global leader in digital mental health solutions. The partnership will enable Canadian employers to include SilverCloud Health’s award-winning, clinically proven digital mental health platform for cognitive behavioral  therapy (CBT) as part of their health benefit plans, for use by employees with mental health

SDM and Smile Direct Club launch pilot

SDM and Smile Direct Club launch pilot

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has announced a pilot launch with SmileDirectClub, the industry pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, to offer the brand’s signature SmileShop experience in two Ontario locations. Shoppers Drug Mart is the first pharmacy retailer in Canada to offer SmileShops, including an East Mall location in Etobicoke and

SDM pairs up with Instacart

SDM pairs up  with Instacart

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) is making shopping more convenient with the launch of home delivery services in partnership with Instacart. Customers across Ontario now have access to same-day delivery of groceries, everyday essentials and over-the-counter medications from approximately 60 SDM stores in the ­province. “For decades, Shoppers Drug Mart has been a destination

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