City Pharmacy founded by Mahesh Patel at Garden City, Port Moresby with just four staff.
City Pharmacy moves beyond Port Moresby, opening five stores in regional PNG.
City Pharmacy is the first business house to operate in Buka after the Bougainville Crisis.
CPL Group lists on the Port Moresby Stock Exchange. Exciting times ahead for CPL Group.
City Pharmacy launches PNG’s first customer loyalty program, Real Rewards.
CPL Group acquires Stop N Shop supermarket chain from Steamships Trading Company.
CPL Group partners with Post PNG to co-locate some City Pharmacy retail outlets. CPL Group launches the first women’s empowerment program in PNG, the Pride of PNG Awards for Women, honouring ordinary Papua New Guinean women doing extraordinary things.
CPL Group acquires Hardware Haus stores from Steamships Trading Company.
Mahesh Patel named Director of the Year by the PNG Institute of Directors.
CPL Group launches Boncafé coffee shops in Papua New Guinea.
CPL Group opens Paradise Cinema in Port Moresby, PNG’s first multiplex cinema. CPL Group named Private Sector Employer of the Year by the PNG Human Resources Institute.
CPL Group acquires Sydney, Australia-based pharmaceutical wholesaler Cost Save Pty Ltd. CPL named Innovative Company of the Year by the PNG Institute of Directors.
CPL opens new concept shopping complex, Waigani Central, in Port Moresby, featuring a do-ityourself hardware concept store, its largest ever Stop N Shop supermarket and its second Paradise Cinema complex.
CPL moves into fashion retailing, with the opening of two Jack’s of PNG stores in Port Moresby. CPL opens two Prouds Duty Free stores and an IGA Airport Express outlet at Jacksons International Airport. CPL opens its third City Pharmacy store in Mt Hagen—the 30th City Pharmacy store overall.