The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. operates a network of 407 franchised stores under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Jean Coutu Sante Beaute, PJC Jean Coutu Sante and PJC Clinique, all located in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick. The Company operates in two segments: franchising and generic drugs. The Company also has an investment in Rite Aid, which operates in the United States. Within the franchising segment, it carries on the franchising activity under its banners, operates two distribution centers and coordinates several other services. Within the generic drugs segment, it owns Pro Doc, a manufacturer of generic drugs whose revenues come from the sale of generic drugs to wholesalers and pharmacists. Rite Aid operates a chain of drugstores in the United States with approximately 4,600 stores in 31 states and in the District of Columbia.