About Jean Coutu
Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. is a Canadian drugstore chain and one of the largest distributors and retailer of pharmaceuticals in North America. In Canada, there are 2,200 stores and counts 415 franchised stores in Quebec, Ontario, and New Brunswick. The company bears its name from founder and pharmacist, Jean Coutu, who is now considered a self-made billionaire and businessman. In 1969, he opened his first pharmacy in Montreal and introduced a new concept for selling pharmaceuticals and other products at a discount price, and by offering customer service and extended hours.
Today, the chain is considered as one of the most admired companies in the province, ranking first among Quebec’s top employers and in the retail sector, highly contributing to Quebec’s economic development and entrepreneurialism. They are proud to be long-time partners with important organizations including the Canadian Cancer Society and Quebec’s largest fundraiser and food drive the Guignolée des médias, which puts people’s health and wellbeing first.
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Store locations and working hours
Open 7 days a week, Jean Coutu has long operating hours from 9 am until 10 pm. Click here to find a store near you.