The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
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The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

November 25, 2008 11:48 ET

The Jean Coutu Group Launches an On-Line Purchasing Service

A first on www.jeancoutu.com!

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2008) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (TSX:PJC.A) is very happy to announce the launch of a new on-line service: the purchase of Jean Coutu Gift Cards on the www.jeancoutu.com site. Easy and practical, this service allows Internet users to order, personalize, pay and have sent Jean Coutu Gift Cards to anyone they choose.

"The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. is very proud to offer to Internet users this new service which is available as of today and for all occasions throughout the year. This initiative is a first in the retail pharmacy industry in Quebec; it corresponds to our vision and demonstrates our commitment to provide added value to our customers," stated Alain Lafortune, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Marketing at the Jean Coutu Group.

The process is simple: in just a few clicks your can order and pay for gift cards on the secured www.jeancoutu.com site. Several models of gift cards are offered. In addition, the gift card chosen will be inserted in a greeting card which the sender may personalize by entering a message for the receiver of his gift.

It's never been so simple and easy to bring happiness to someone special, just in time for the Holiday season!

About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. operates a network of 343 franchised drugstores in Canada located in the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario (under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique and PJC Sante Beaute) and employs more than 16,000 people. The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Company holds a significant interest in Rite Aid Corporation, one of the United States' leading drugstore chains, operating over 4,900 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

Contact Information

  • Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
    Helene Bisson
    Principal Director
    Communication Department
    450-646-9611, ext. 1165
    hbisson@jeancoutu.com