Shoppers Optimum Celebrates 15 Years of Rewarding Canadians

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TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Shoppers Optimum is celebrating its 15th birthday in a big way by rewarding its more than 10 million members. Birthday celebrations for one of Canada's most popular loyalty programs will commence in Yonge-Dundas Square today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebrations continue from October 10th to 24th, with in-store and online offers and prizes.

"Shoppers Optimum is uniquely Canadian and one of the most loved loyalty programs in the country," says Shelagh Stoneham, Senior Vice-President Marketing, Shoppers Drug Mart. "Today, we are celebrating 15 outstanding years by offering even more to our customers in terms of offers and prizes."

The Yonge-Dundas Square event is an interactive party to kick off Optimum's 15th birthday. The public will have the opportunity to enter a life-sized confetti globe for the chance to win a Shoppers Drug Mart gift card and be entered into the grand prize draw for an all-inclusive vacation for two to a Royalton Luxury Resort in Cuba, Mexico, Jamaica or Dominican Republic, provided by Sunwing Vacations, valued at $4,500.

In-store and online from October 10th to 24th, Shoppers Optimum is giving away a variety of prizes, including 15 all-inclusive luxury sun-filled vacations, 15 prizes of 500,000 Shoppers Optimum Points, prepaid MasterCards and Shoppers Drug Mart gift cards, through an online game along with in-store offers on select products.

Earlier this year, Shoppers Drug Mart launched My Optimum. My Rewards, a new personalized digital experience. The new digital platform includes an enhanced Shoppers Drug Mart app and a digital Optimum card, making it easier than ever for Canadians to earn additional rewards on the products they love. The platform delivers weekly load-to-card offers tailored to members' shopping preferences – including a personalized flyer picking the relevant promotions for each customer. Shoppers Optimum members will receive offers on products they want and use, from cosmetics and skincare to vitamins and snacks, allowing them to earn rewards faster on everyday purchases along with special offers on new items.

About Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is one of the most recognized and trusted names in Canadian retailing. The Company is the licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Québec).  With more than 1,258 Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix stores operating in prime locations in each province and two territories, the Company is one of the most convenient retailers in Canada.  The Company also licenses or owns 51 medical clinic pharmacies operating under the name Shoppers Simply Pharmacy (Pharmaprix Simplement Santé in Québec) and six luxury beauty destinations operating as Murale.  As well, the Company owns and operates over 50 Shoppers Home Health Care stores, making it the largest Canadian retailer of home healthcare products and services.  In addition to its retail store network, the Company owns Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network Inc., a provider of specialty drug distribution, pharmacy and comprehensive patient support services, and MediSystem Technologies Inc., a provider of pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities. Shoppers Drug Mart is a unique and independent operating division of Loblaw Companies Limited.

For more information, visit www.shoppersdrugmart.ca.

SOURCE Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

For further information: Media Contact: Lana Gogas, Shoppers Drug Mart, 416-493-1220 x5141, lgogas@shoppersdrugmart.ca

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