Jean Coutu Group

"The short-term potential for pharmacies to distribute medical cannabis could be a growth vector," said Metro CEO Eric La Fleche on Monday.
Canadian grocers have been increasing their e-commerce offerings following Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods which sparked speculation about its ambitions to grow food delivery in Canada.
Another Canadian grocery store and pharmacy chain conglomerate could be on the horizon as Metro Inc. and Jean Coutu Group are "engaged in exclusive discussions" about a roughly $4.5-billion merger.