The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
TSX : PJC.A

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

August 02, 2006 08:30 ET

REMINDER: The Jean Coutu Group to Hold Fourth Quarter 2006 Conference Call

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 2, 2006) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC)(TSX:PJC.A)Inc. announced today that the release of results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 27, 2006 will take place on August 4, 2006.

Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results will be presented.



Time and date: Friday, August 4, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. ET

Dial number: 1 866-696-5895

Conference call name: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.


Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen to the live or deferred broadcast on the Jean Coutu Group corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com. A full replay will also be available by dialling 514 861-2272 or toll free at 1 800-408 3053 until September 5, 2006. The access code is 3187180, followed by pound sign (#).

About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. is the fourth largest drugstore chain in North America and the second largest in both the eastern United States and Canada. The Company and its combined network of 2,173 corporate and franchised drugstores (under the banners of Brooks and Eckerd Pharmacy, PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique and PJC Sante Beaute) employ more than 60,000 people.

The Jean Coutu Group's United States operations employ 46,000 people and comprise 1,853 corporate owned stores located in 18 states of the Northeastern, mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. The Jean Coutu Group's Canadian operations and franchised drugstores in its network employ over 14,000 people and comprise 320 PJC Jean Coutu franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario.

www.jeancoutu.com

Contact Information

  • Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc
    Andre Belzile, Senior Vice-President Finance and
    Corporate Affairs
    (450) 646-9611, ext. 1129
    or
    Information:
    The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc
    Michael Murray, Director, Investor Relations
    (450) 646-9611, ext. 1068
    or
    The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc
    Helene Bisson
    Director, Public Relations
    (450) 646-9611, ext. 1165