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    Shoppers Drug Mart Q1 Results

    First Quarter Year-Over-Year Highlights

    • Sales increase of 3.8% to $2.486 billion
      • Same-store increase of 2.5%
    • Pharmacy sales increase of 3.3% to $1.207 billion
      • Same-store increase of 1.6%
    • Retail prescription count increase of 7.3%
      • Same-store increase of 5.4%
    • Front store sales increase of 4.3% to $1.278 billion
      • Same-store increase of 3.3%
    • Net earnings per share of $0.59, an increase of 5.4%
    • Repurchased 2,009,400 common shares at an aggregate cost of $86 million

    Earnings Release here

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