August 25, 2016 9:41 AM ET

Food and Staples Retailing

Company Overview of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

Company Overview

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation licenses retail drug stores operating under the Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix names in Canada. The company’s stores offer over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, everyday household needs, and seasonal products. It also provides a range of private label products marketed under the Life Brand, Quo, Etival Laboratoire, Baléa, Everyday Market, Bio-Life, Nativa, Simply Food, Easypix, and other trademarks. In addition, the company offers Healthwatch program, which offers tools to assist in patient counseling on medications, disease management, and health and wellness services; and the Shoppers Optimum/ Pharmaprix Optimum pr...

243 Consumers Road

Toronto, ON M2J 4W8

Canada

Founded in 1962

1,250 Employees

Phone:

416-493-1220

Fax:

416-491-1022

Key Executives for Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

President
President of New Concept Store
Executive Vice-President of Pharmacy & Healthcare
Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Corporate Infinity
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation Key Developments

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation Opens the Sixth Enhanced BeautyBoutique in Ottawa's Rideau Centre

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation unveiled its Enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE at the Rideau Centre in Ottawa. Featuring 16 prestige brands, this will be the sixth Shoppers Drug Mart location in Canada to offer customers an elevated prestige beauty experience and the first in Ottawa. The 4,000 square-foot beautyBOUTIQUE features new fixtures, digital signage, enhanced fragrance and skin care areas and provides customers with a luxurious retail environment complemented by a wide assortment of prestigious brands. The design was inspired by a gift box and the idea of unravelling a ribbon to reveal the present. The ribbon concept can be seen in the elements of the store design including the digital signage wrapped around the boutique and the finishing elements extending over the fixtures to the ceiling. The boutique's design allows customers to feel comfortable browsing in an environment that is modern, sleek and interactive while also catering to their need to complete their shopping quickly. In addition to a newly designed Enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE, this new store will continue to offer a wide assortment of health, beauty and convenience essentials including the full service pharmacy.

Shoppers Drug Mart Recalls One Lot of Alesse 21

Health Canada announced that it is advising consumers that Shoppers Drug Mart is recalling one lot of Alesse 21, an oral contraceptive that was provided to consumers in Western Canada after the expiry date (September 2014). Efforts have been made by pharmacies to contact affected patients. Consuming products beyond their expiry may lead to reduced effectiveness. Who is affected: Consumers in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba who have purchased or used Alesse 21, lot G73720 with the September 2014 expiry date between March 16 and April 1, 2015.

Shoppers Drug Mart Opens the Fourth Enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE(TM)

Shoppers Drug Mart unveiled its enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE(TM) at Chinook Centre. Featuring 21 prestige brands, this will be the fourth Shoppers Drug Mart location in Canada to offer customers an elevated prestige beauty experience. The 5,000 square-foot beautyBOUTIQUE features new fixtures, digital signage, enhanced fragrance and derm areas and provides customers with a luxurious retail environment complemented by a wide assortment of prestigious brands. The design was inspired by a gift box and the idea of unravelling a ribbon to reveal the present. The ribbon concept can be seen in the elements of the store design including the digital signage wrapped around the boutique and the finishing elements extending over the fixtures to the ceiling. The boutique's design allows customers to feel comfortable browsing in an environment that is modern, sleek and interactive while also catering to their need to complete their shopping quickly. In addition to a newly designed beautyBOUTIQUE, the renovated store at Chinook Centre will continue to offer a wide assortment of health, beauty and convenience essentials including the full service pharmacy and a Canada Post outlet.

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