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Quebec court gives Jean Coutu a legal victory

VARENNES, Quebec — The Jean Coutu Group won a key ruling in a long-running legal challenge that was brought by a ­pharmacist-owner. Coutu announced that the Superior Court of Quebec upheld the royalty clauses in its franchise agreements. In particular, the court determined that the clauses don’t violate section 49 of the Code of Ethics

Jean Coutu Group prevails in court ruling on royalties

Jean Coutu Group prevails in court ruling on royalties

VARENNES, Quebec — The Jean Coutu Group won a key ruling in a long-running legal challenge by a pharmacist-owner. Jean Coutu Group said Tuesday that the Superior Court of Quebec upheld the royalty clauses in its franchise agreements. In particular, the court determined that the clauses don’t violate section 49 of the Code of Ethics

Coutu faces legal challenge from franchisees

MONTREAL — The Jean Coutu Group is the target of a class-action suit filed by a group of its franchisees seeking to recover $252 million in royalties. In a brief statement, the company said that it intends to contest the action. The lawsuit was filed in the superior court of Quebec in Montreal on behalf