LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 23, 2015) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the "Corporation" or the "Jean Coutu Group") (TSX:PJC.A) wishes to remind the public that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday July 7, 2015, at 9:30 am ET at the Head Office of the Corporation, 551 Bériault Street, Longueuil, Quebec.

The Meeting will also be webcasted on the corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com.

Representatives of the Jean Coutu Group will meet the press after the Meeting.

What: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
When: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Where: The Jean Coutu Group Head Office
551 Bériault Street, Longueuil
Annual General Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.
A press meeting will be held following the Meeting (around 11:00 a.m.)

About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. operates a network of 416 franchised drugstores in Canada located in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario (under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique and PJC Santé Beauté) and employs more than 20,000 people. The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing.

Website: www.jeancoutu.com

Contact Information:

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc

Helene Bisson
Vice President, Communications
(450) 646-9611, ext. 1165