Company News

  • November 15, 2022
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Movember

It’s that time of year again when we grow our stash for cash to support men’s health, for prostate and testicular cancer as well as mental health and suicide prevention. For the third year in a row moustache connoisseur Auston Matthews, superstar of the Toronto Maple Leafs, is partnering with Movember to raise funds to […]

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  • October 15, 2022
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Delivery Options

Loblaw companies is expanding delivery options from their various banners at more than 1,100 stores including Loblaws and Shoppers Drug Mart. Customers will now be able to order from the DoorDash Marketplace app in addition to the Loblaw’s PC Express app.  The goal is to provide a seamless experience for customers who are seeking a […]

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  • September 15, 2022
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In Person

Conferences and trade shows are resuming this fall and we will be there to support our customers brands. Pinnacle Pharmaceutics has a booth at the Metro Pharmacy Conference September 8, 2022, which is being held at the Niagara Falls Casino Resort. Our Sales Representatives and Account Managers will be there to promote our family of […]

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  • August 15, 2022
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Return to Bricks and Mortar as Ecommerce sales slide

Ecommerce in Canada has always lagged behind the United States and as consumers return to in-person shopping online sales are slowing more than expected. Shopify, the biggest Canadian ecommerce platform, invested heavily on the Covid-19 pandemic bump continuing and is now forced to eliminate 1,000 jobs or approximately 10% of their workforce. CEO Tobias Lutke […]

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  • July 15, 2022
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Delivery Wars

Just one day after Loblaw announced its new rapid delivery service with Door Dash, Walmart launched its own “Walmart Now” delivery partnership with Instacart. As of August, Loblaw customers in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary will be able to order select items through PC Express rapid delivery using the DoorDash app for delivery in 30 minutes […]

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  • June 15, 2022
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What’s Happening?

The Empire Group has invested in the Scene+ loyalty program which includes Scotiabank, Recipe Unlimited restaurants and the Cineplex theatre chain. The new ownership structure will allow Scene+ members to earn and redeem points at the grocer’s supermarkets, including Sobeys, Safeway, Foodland, IGA, and FreshCo. The current Airmiles program will continue regionally until the Scene+ […]

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  • May 15, 2022
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Store Updates

Walmart Canada plans to open a new state of the art supercenter in Montreal in 2023 with a focus on sustainability.  The 140,000 square foot store will have a green roof, LED lights and use natural refrigerants.  The cost is expected to be $20 million. T&T, the Loblaw owned Asian supermarket chain, will further expand […]

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  • April 15, 2022
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Canada’s Most Reputable Companies

The results of the annual Reputation Study conducted by Leger are in and Shoppers Drug Mart tops the list.

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  • March 15, 2022
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Shoppers Drug Mart Expands into the Canadian Health Care Market

In a bid to expand Shoppers Drug Mart health care offerings parent company Loblaw is purchasing Lifemark Health Group from Audax Private Equity.  Lifemark provides outpatient services such as massage, occupational and physical therapy as well as chiropractic, mental health and other rehab in their 300 plus clinics located throughout Canada.  The deal is said […]

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  • February 15, 2022
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Pharmacy-on-the-Go

Shoppers Drug Mart has launched vending machines at select GO Transit stations throughout the Greater Toronto Area. They are stocked with OTC items such as pain relief, allergy and lip balms as well as beauty, toiletry and seasonal items like umbrellas and sunscreen.

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