The Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Inc.
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Inc. is a pharmacy retailer. The company specializing in the distribution and retailing of pharmaceutical, health care, hygiene, beauty and other products. It operates through two operating segments: Franchising and Generic Drugs. The Franchising segment carries on the franchising activity under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Jean Coutu Santé and PJC Jean Coutu Santé Beauté, operates two distribution centers and coordinates several other services. The Generic Drugs segment owns Pro Doc Ltd., a Canadian manufacturers and markets generic drugs to wholesalers and pharmacists. The company was founded by Jean Coutu in 1969 and is headquartered in Longueuil, Canada.