LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 11, 2011) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (TSX:PJC.A) announced today that the release of results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 will take place on April 28, 2011 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET.

Financial analysts and investors are invited to attend a conference call during which the financial results will be presented.

Time and date:Thursday, April 28, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. ET
Dial number:514-861-2255 or 866-696-5910
Access code 8238674 followed by pound sign (#)
Conference call name:The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen to the live or deferred broadcast on the Jean Coutu Group corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com. A full replay will also be available by dialling 514-861-2272 or toll free at 800-408-3053 until May 28, 2011. The access code is 1640134 followed by pound sign (#).

About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Company operates a network of 389 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 17,000 people. Furthermore, as of December 2007, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd ("Pro Doc"), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs. The Company also holds a significant interest in Rite Aid Corporation ("Rite Aid") a national chain of drugstores in the United States with over 4,700 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.


Contact Information:

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc
Helene Bisson
Vice President, Communications
450-646-9611, ext. 1165