Katz Group Ends Self Distribution Test – Signs Deal With McKesson

News is crossing the wires today that Katz Group has decided to end its self-distribution project and sign a deal with McKesson to service their stores.

This is a big win for McKesson and allows Katz to focus on its core competencies in managing its retails stores and private label brands.

Of course, we speculated a few weeks ago that Katz and Jean Coutu might be potential merger partners (read more here) and now that McKesson is a key distributor to both firms it makes things even more interesting….


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