The Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Inc.
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Inc. is a pharmacy retailer, which operates a network of franchised stores located in the provinces of Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté. It operates through two segments: Franchisin and Generic Drugs. The Franchisig segment exercises its franchising activities in the Canadian drugstore retail industry, mainly in Eastern Canada. The Generic Drugs is equivalent to a brand-name drug, manufactured by Pro Doc. The company was founded by Jean Coutu in 1969 and is headquartered in Longueuil, Canada.