Longueuil, Quebec, May 29, 2013 – The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. invites media representatives to a press conference which will take place today, Wednesday May 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Varennes Town Hall, Maison Saint-Louis, located at 35, rue de la Fabrique in Varennes.

The Jean Coutu Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer, François J. Coutu, will discuss today’s announcement of a 190 million dollars investment for the transfer of the Longueuil’s activities in Varennes.

Time and date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Place: Maison Saint-Louis
35, rue de la Fabrique

About The Jean Coutu GroupThe Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 407 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, and employs over 19,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd ("Pro Doc"), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs. The Corporation also holds a 19.7% interest in Rite Aid Corporation ("Rite Aid") a national chain of drugstores in the United States with over 4,600 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

Hélène Bisson
Vice-President, Communications
The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
(450) 646-9611, Extension 1165
[email protected]