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About the Store:
At Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada's largest retail pharmacy chain, you can pick up your prescription, buy groceries, and get expert makeup advice all in one stop. As well as Shoppers Drug Mart cosmetics and skincare products, stores offer a range of Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy products, such as baby care, household cleaning products, hair care, nail polish and perfume. The Shoppers Drug Mart Cosmetics Counter offers free make-overs and advice for all your skincare needs.
Shoppers Drug Mart carries an extensive collection of natural and chemical-free products, from its household cleaners to personal care to baby items. This makes Shoppers a perfect place to pick something up.
Look through the Shoppers Drug Mart weekly flyer to find special deals on your pharmaceutical needs, beauty products and everyday essentials. Shoppers even has a stationary and gift shop section!
Many Shoppers locations have integrated with Canada Post to house a post office inside the store where you can buy stamps, mail packages, or process a number of government documents. You can even have official passport photos taken at many of these stores, for a truly seamless process!
Origin of the Store:
Shoppers Drug Mart was founded in 1962 in Toronto by pharmacist Murray Koffler. It has more than 1,253 stores operating throughout Canada, and most small towns can boast that they have a Shoppers. In 2014, some stores began selling fresh groceries at select locations, so that time-pressed customers can have it even more convenient! Many stores are now open 24 hours a day.
In 2014, Shoppers Drug Mart was purchased by Loblaws for $12.4 billion. Stores have remained under the Shoppers name.
Become a member of the Shoppers Optimum Card club to collect Shoppers Optimum points that can be redeemed on purchases within the store. Shoppers Optimum members receive 10 points for every dollar spent at the store. Every month, Shoppers has bonus days where you can earn extra points on your purchases. Visit their website or look in-store to see when the next date is! One in three Canadians participate in the Optimum Club which is one of the best consumer loyalty cards in Canada. Load weekly offers to your card to earn even more points!
Sign up for the email newsletter to keep up on the latest deals at Shoppers or pick up one of the weekly flyers in-store or in your local newspaper. You can also visit their website to use their complimentary health and wellness tools or to sign up for the VIB program.
The VIB (Very Important Baby) program is just for new and expectant parents. It provides parents with tailored promotion and articles of advice to get you through the first few years of parenthood. Sign up to receive free samples packages and coupon booklets!