Overwaitea Group purchases Zellers pharmacy business

Organization runs Save-on and Price Smart Foods in Abbotsford as well as across the province.

The Overwaitea Food Group has entered into an agreement to purchase all of Zellers pharmacy business, including prescription files, in B.C. It has also purchased the majority of Zellers pharmacy business, including prescription files, in Alberta as well as from The Bay stores in Vancouver, Victoria, Prince George and Edmonton.

“We’re pleased to welcome Zellers and The Bay pharmacy patients to our pharmacies and stores. We’re proud of our strong history of exceptional, high-quality patient care provided by pharmacy professionals who care about the health and well-being of our clients and their families,” said Carmen Churcott, vice-president, customer loyalty, OFG.

OFG has pharmacies in 97 stores across B.C. and Alberta that are neighbouring Zellers and The Bay locations and has a customer-focused transition plan in place to ensure continuity of care for Zellers’ and The Bay pharmacy patients.