Services for Retail Banners 

Healthier patients. Healthier pharmacies. The best of both worlds. We provide our partner pharmacies with all the tools and support they need – from pharmacy programs to front-shop experts – to run a successful business. 

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Network Benefits

Run your business with confidence today

Run your business with confidence today

The largest pharmaceutical distributor in Canada, McKesson gives you access to the industry’s strongest network and banner pharmacies benefit.

  • We provide 1/3 of the medications used in the country daily through our network, which includes 13 distribution centres in Canada.

  • McKesson Canada supplies 7,100 retail and 1,350 hospital pharmacists.

Pharmacy services





Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Services

You can count on the support of our pharmacists 

Our specially focused team of pharmacists design programs and services to help you run efficient, profitable operations with:

  • A competitive formulary program

  • Generics program – Sivem®

  • Auto out-of-stock substitution program

  • Operational workflow assessments

  • Turnkey professional service programs

  • Pricing management support

  • Integrated medication synchronization solutions

  • Government and professional affairs

  • Training conferences

  • Access to specialty pharmacy


Store Operations

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Store Operations

Operations Specialists

Have a team of experts by your side 

Our dedicated team of retail business advisors will support you in helping your pharmacy grow and thrive with:

  • Annual business reviews

  • Succession planning and business continuity

  • Store staff training

  • Sharing current information with you on industry change


Store Development & Design





Store Development & Design

Focus on your business

Focus on your business 

Our project managers offer a full menu of services, whether you’re looking for a small reno or full-store construction, allowing you more time to focus on your business.

  • Project management and consultations

  • Computer aided design (CAD)

  • Store planning and construction, including permit packages and submissions

  • Millwork and fixture procurement

  • Merchandising plans and services, including front store opening orders

  • Exterior signage and interior design

  • Banner conversion


Retail Learning Academy





Retail Learning Academy

Retail Learning Academy

We want to help you be at your best

Our team of experts provides one of a kind training and education to you and your staff to help you be at your best. We’ll actively invest in your long-term growth with:

  • Regular training workshops

  • Accredited continuing education

  • A online learning management system

  • Relevant industry training and support

Marketing Support





Marketing Support

Marketing Support

Drive awareness and consideration of your pharmacy 

Our experiences marketing team works day in and day out to position your banner brand as the pharmacy of choice for Canadians, driving awareness and consideration of your pharmacy.

  • National advertising campaigns

  • Patient engagement program powered by a digital app

  • Personalized local marketing

  • Digital and social media marketing

  • Digital and printed flyer program

  • In-store advertising

  • Health and wellness events

Category management





Category Management & Merchandising

Formulary Program

Benefit from our expertise and our guidance 

Our health focused retail experts leverage the collective strength to develop front store programs, and services.

  • Retail pricing program

  • In-store savings program

  • Planogram services

  • Exclusive private labels

Dispensing system





Industry-leading Dispensing System

Specialty Care Pharmacy

Be equipped for success 

We provide you with services and software to give you the accuracy and productivity you need to run your pharmacy at its most efficient.

  • Full retail and clinical pharmacy set up

  • Private and secure high-speed internet

  • Turnkey integrated retail software and hardware solutions

  • Complete line of POS solutions

  • Access to data and analytics

  • Inventory management solutions


Business Development

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Business Development

Industry Leading Technology

Run your pharmacy at its most efficient

Our specialized team will work with you to grow your pharmacy team. 

  • New pharmacy start up

  • Purchasing or selling an existing pharmacy

  • Recruitment

Contact Retail Banner Group

Contact  Us

Contact us

Québec | 514.725.1212 | Sans frais: 1.800.361.0845

Contact us

Western Canada, Ontario, Atlantic Canada

Retail Banner Network: 1-833-625-6727 

Medicine Shoppe Network: 1-866-848-4514

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