As of May 31, 2014 there were 416 franchised drugstores in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick.

During fiscal 2015, 8 new franchised stores were opened, including 3 relocations, 2 stores were closed and 16 stores were expanded or significantly renovated. For 2016, the company plans to open 12 new stores (including 3 relocations), and renovate or expand 24 stores, for total growth in selling square footage of 3.1%.

At year-end, the company owned 181 buildings, including strip malls, professional buildings and free standing buildings, most of which house a PJC franchised store. In addition, the company sublets 271 store locations to other PJC franchisees. Leases typically have original terms of 10 years, with 2 to 4 five-year renewal options.

Stores are generally freestanding stores on corner locations or in strip shopping centers, in high retail traffic areas, with approximately 40% located adjacent to or in medical office buildings, and typically range from 12,000 to 14,000 square feet.

Store growth0.5%0.7%1.5%2.0%2.6%5.1%
Total gross square feet (M)4,2514,2474,1284,0533,9553,940
Total gross square feet growth2.4%2.9%1.8%2.5%0.4%0.7%
Avg store gross sq ft10,20010,20010,00010,0009,90010,100
Avg store gross sq ft growth1.9%2.1%0.4%0.5%-2.1%-4.2%