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

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

November 10, 2005 12:05 ET

The Jean Coutu Group: Conference Calls

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 10, 2005) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (TSX:PJC.SV.A) invites media and financial analysts to attend a conference call during which Mr. Jean Coutu and Mr. Francois J. Coutu will discuss the changes to the Company's organizational structure, as announced earlier today.



Conference call for media

The conference call intended for media will take place on November
10, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Time and date: Thursday, November 10, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Dial number: 1 866-696-5911

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

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
1 800-408-3053 until December 9, 2005. The access code is 3168002
followed by pound sign (#).

Conference call for financial analysts
The conference call intended for financial analysts will take place
on November 10, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Time and date: Thursday, November 10, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. ET

Dial number: 1 866-226-1792

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


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 1 800-408-3053 until December 9, 2005. The access code is 3168011 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 2,172 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 1,851 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 321 PJC Jean Coutu franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario.

Website: www.jeancoutu.com

Contact Information

  • The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
    Michael Murray
    Director, Investor Relations
    (450) 646-9611, ext. 1068
    or
    Helene Bisson
    Media and Public Relations
    (514) 393-1180, ext. 343