Company News

  • April 15, 2023
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Spring Trade Shows

Pinnacle is participating in the McKesson Buying Show 2023.  Some may still refer to this by its old title – the DT or Drug Trading Show.  Due to Covid-19 McKesson held the event digitally for the first time in 2020 and has decided to continue with this format again this year. This digital pre-booking event […]

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  • March 15, 2023
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Bye Bye Plastic

In keeping with Canada’s move to eliminate single use plastics more Canadian grocers have announced their plans. The federal government is hoping to remove plastic that is difficult to recycle and reduce plastic pollution  as well as mandating a minimum of 50% recycled content in plastic packaging this year. Fortinos is saying goodbye to plastic […]

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  • February 15, 2023
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Most Influential Brands

Once again Walmart has made the list of the top 10 most influential brands in Canada along with PC Optimum.  Walmart jumped up 4 spots to number 6 with PC Optimum moving up 1 spot and coming in at number 8. The study, conducted by Ipsos in partnership with The Globe Media Group, Publicis and […]

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  • January 15, 2023
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Pharmacy Update

Along with their colleagues in Alberta and British Columbia pharmacists in Ontario will be able to assess patients and prescribe for 13 common ailments as of January 1, 2023. The service is free to anyone with an Ontario Health card. The conditions include: • Allergic rhinitis. • Candidal stomatitis (oral thrush). • Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic […]

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  • December 15, 2022
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Walmart

Walmart plans to invest $1 billion in Canada this year. $330 Million will go towards remodeling approximately 80 Canadian stores in 2023. In addition to the obvious refreshment of the interior and exterior of the stores they would like to expand product assortments to give them a better look and feel. They will also upgrade […]

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  • 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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