Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores
operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart® (Pharmaprix® in Québec). Founded in
1962 by Toronto pharmacist Murray Koffler, the Company has grown to a network of
more than 1,253 Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix stores across Canada. These conveniently
located stores are owned and operated by the Company’s licensed Associate-owners
who have helped build a brand that is synonymous with exceptional service, value
and trust. The Company also licenses or owns 56 medical clinic pharmacies operating
under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec)
and six luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale.
With fiscal 2013 sales of approximately $11.1 billion, the Company is the leader
in Canada’s retail drug store marketplace and is the number one provider of pharmacy
products and services. Shoppers Drug Mart has successfully leveraged its leadership
position in pharmacy and its convenient store locations to capture a significant
share of the market in front store merchandise, including over-the-counter medications,
health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, seasonal products and everyday
As well, the Company owns and operates 62 Shoppers Home Health Care® stores, which
are engaged in the sale and service of assisted-living devices, medical equipment,
home-care products and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers.
In addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty
Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive
patient support services, and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical
products and services to long-term care facilities.
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