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Jean Coutu goes live with online boutique
November 16th, 2012
LONGUEUIL, Quebec – The Jean Coutu Group has launched a new online boutique offering gift sets for the holiday season along with a range of beauty care items.
The Canadian drug chain said Thursday that the collection of gift sets includes skin care and trendy makeup products as well as fragrances, jewelry, beauty tools and accessories, among other offerings.
The online boutique will be accessible year round, and the retailer said the beauty product offering will be enhanced on an ongoing basis.
"We are happy to offer our customers a new tool that will make their holiday season shopping easier. It is an easy and secure way to purchase attractive gifts for our loved ones or for ourselves," François Coutu, president and chief executive officer of Jean Coutu Group, said in a statement.
The debut of the boutique comes with the relaunch of Jean Coutu's website (jeancoutu.com), which brings improved navigation for customers as well as familiar features such as the Health Record, online photo printing, a newsletter and the weekly flyer. The chain noted that visitors can now navigate to the site's various sections more easily and learn about the services and products available in stores, plus read up on tips for each period of the year.
Overall, Jean Coutu Group has 402 franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté.