(June 21, 2013) Toronto, ON – Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix is supporting relief efforts to help those Alberta communities affected by the floods by making a donation to the Canadian Red Cross and by working with local stores to ensure supplies and prescription medications are available to those in need. Customers and employees can donate their Shoppers Optimum Points towards this effort and Shoppers Drug Mart and its Associate-owners will match the donation with a cash and product value of up to $150,000.
“Our thoughts are with our customers and our Associate-owners and their employees who have been directly impacted by the flooding in Alberta,” said Mary-Alice Vuicic, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President, Shoppers Drug Mart. “By working together with the Canadian Red Cross and our local Associate-owners, we hope that we can help bring relief and aid to those impacted in the province.”
As a result of the flooding, Shoppers Drug Mart has announced the following store closures and recommended nearest alternate store.
|City||Address||Recommended nearest alternate store|
|Calgary||Roxboro - 504 Elbow Drive SW||
|Mission Commercial Development - 2412 4th Street SW||
|North Hill S.C. - 1632 14th Avenue NW, Unit 1790||
|Stampede Station - 1410 1st Street SE, Unit 115||
|TD Square - 317 7th Avenue SW, Unit T 100||
|Glenmore Square – 18th Street SE||
|Kensington - 1436 Kensington Road NW||
|Tucker – 3505 14 Street SW||
|Riverbend - 8338 18 Street SE, Unit 204||
|High River||High River - 30 3rd Avenue SW||
Shoppers Drug Mart will continue to update customers on the status of other stores in affected areas. Visit www.shoppersdrugmart.ca, under News and Announcements. For inquiries on store closure and store that remain open, please contact our customer service department at 1-800-746-7737.
In addition to the stores listed above, the following stores also remain open.
About Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation
Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is one of the most recognized and trusted names in Canadian retailing. The Company is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Québec). With more than 1,240 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores operating in prime locations in each province and two territories, the Company is one of the most convenient retailers in Canada. The Company also licenses or owns 59 medical clinic pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec) and six luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale. As well, the Company owns and operates 62 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, making it the largest Canadian retailer of home health care products and services. In addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services; and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities.
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