Company News

  • 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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  • January 15, 2022
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January 2022

Loblaw has a new marketing program for President’s Choice launched with the return of Galen Weston, Chairman and CEO, to the airwaves. They are asking customers to share their feedback and stories, good and bad, about the brand using the hashtag #HeyPC.  They will be active on major social networks: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok […]

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  • December 15, 2021
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Canadians Return to Retail In-Person Shopping!

Canadians are upbeat heading into the holidays with robust savings, low unemployment and high vaccination rates allowing for celebrations.  New retail surveys expect a return to consumer spending and in-person shopping. Accenture Canada believes Canadians will spend an average of $635 in 2021, an increase of $119 or more than 23 per cent compared with […]

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  • November 15, 2021
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November 2022

Mo Your Own Way to raise funds for Men’s Prostate and Testicular Cancer and Mental Health.

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  • October 15, 2021
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Trade Show Update

Canadian Trade Shows continue to remain virtual for the time being. 

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  • September 15, 2021
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Welcome Back Team!

Pinnacle was excited to hold it’s first in-person meeting in eighteen months. Our last one was scheduled for March 2020 but I think we all remember what happened… Covid forced us all online with Zoom, Teams and Skype becoming the only way to safely communicate. 

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