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From hidden offerings and insider secrets, to how to find the ultimate savings, we’ve rounded up 10 things every Shoppers Drug Mart shopper needs to know.
Every Store Is Different
No two Shoppers Drug Mart locations are identical. You’ll find that the size, product selection, operating hours, and even the return policy can differ from store to store based on the location and clientele. We found super accommodating return policies in rural Shoppers Drug Mart stores and early opening times at some locations in downtown Toronto.
You Can Now Get Cosmetic Injections
In December of last year, Shoppers Drug Mart announced it is launching its very first Beauty Clinic. The pilot store, located in Oakville, is dedicated to cosmetic dermatology services and will feature experienced nurse practitioners. The Beauty Clinic offers a range of services from Botox and lip fillers to IPL photo rejuvenation and medical grade peels. The best part is, you can use your PC Optimum points when you pay, so you bet there are a whole lot of points to be earned!
Hello, Joe Fresh!
That was fast! Joe Fresh end aisle display in a downtown Toronto Shoppers Drug Mart. pic.twitter.com/9zhGC6oFI0
— Grocery Business (@GroceryBusiness) January 22, 2016
You can now find a HUGE selection of Joe Fresh beauty products and Joe Fresh jewelry displayed in Shoppers Drug Mart stores. We love the big selection and low price point of these items super trendy items.
Free Makeup Application
That’s right! Planning to purchase a minimum of $50 in cosmetics? Call your local Shoppers Drug Mart ahead of time to make an appointment with a Beauty Boutique aesthetician for a free makeup application.
You Can Shop Online Too
Need to re-stock on some essentials? Not only can you purchase from Shoppers Drug Mart’s luxe Beauty Boutique but now you can shop all your drugstore faves online too. Shop online and get 3 free samples with every luxury beauty order and in case you’re not totally satisfied with your purchase, you can return in store for free.
Shoppers Optimum Points Are Now PC Optimum Points
Ever since Loblaws purchased Shoppers Drug Mart, everyone’s beloved Optimum Points have become PC Optimum points. While there were some major hiccups when the new program launched, now all your points are in one place whether you’re grocery shopping or stocking up on your make-up must haves.
It Pays To Spend
Keep your eye on the PC Optimum offers in your app because there are often times where you can earn 10x or even 20x the points when you spend a certain amount in store. Every 10,000 points is equal to $10 so if you’re looking to spend big, save your points and you can redeem them for that special purchase.
A One-Stop Shop for Gift Giving
Shoppers Drug Mart’s gift card selection is amazing for the laziest of gift givers. There’s a gift card for everyone on your list if you find yourself shopping during the eleventh hour and the selection of greeting cards is excellent, as well.
Seniors Day Is Every Thursday
Shoppers Drug Mart generously offers 20 per cent off on regular priced merchandise with a PC Optimum card to anyone who shops on Seniors Day. While Shoppers Drug Mart says official age of a senior is 65, some locations may choose to lower the age so it’s best to check with your local store for all the details.
There’s A Mobile App!
Download the PC Optimum app if you’re seeking more savings like customized digital coupons, rewards, and a handy digital PC Optimum card so that you can lighten your wallet!
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