Empire Company’s President & CEO Marc Poulin to leave

Stellarton, NS, Country, 2016-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Boards of Directors of Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A) and Sobeys Inc. have announced that President & CEO Marc Poulin has left the companies effective immediately. “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Marc for his efforts and leadership as CEO over the […]

Sobeys Inc. announces the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of its Atlantic/Ontario business unit

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of the company’s Atlantic/Ontario business unit. An experienced grocery industry leader, Ms. Newlands Campbell has spent 30 years in progressively senior operations marketing, merchandising and strategic planning roles with Delhaize’s U.S. operations, including the Hannaford Supermarkets […]

Sobeys Inc. announces the appointment of Yves Laverdière as President of it’s Quebec business unit

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Sobeys Inc. today announced the appointment of Yves Laverdière as President of the company’s Quebec business unit. Mr. Laverdière served for a 19 years as a senior leader within the Quebec business unit, most recently as the Senior Vice President, Merchandising, for the IGA banner. “Yves is […]

Sobeys Inc. announces the departure of its Quebec business unit president Claude Tessier

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced that Claude Tessier, President of the company’s Quebec business unit has left the organization to pursue another opportunity. Simon Gagné, Chief Human Resources Officer, Sobeys Inc., will, in addition to his current responsibilities, oversee the Quebec business unit on an interim basis as […]

Empire Company Q2-FY2016: Sales up 1.1 percent to $6,059.2 million

Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended October 31, 2015. In the second quarter, the Company recorded adjusted net earnings, net of non-controlling interest, of $110.7 million ($0.40 per diluted share) compared to $126.6 […]

The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund in new national partnership with Special Olympics Canada

Partnership to centre on nutrition education and cooking skills for Canadians with intellectual disabilities Stellarton, NS, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund is proud to announce a new national partnership with Special Olympics Canada. The partnership will centre on providing increased access to nutrition education for Canadians with intellectual disabilities. […]

Earn AIR MILES reward miles at Sobeys, Sobeys Urban Fresh and Foodland stores in Ontario

Sobeys first national grocer to offer AIR MILES Reward Program across Canada  STELLARTON, NS, 2015-1-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys and LoyaltyOne, Co., owner and operator of the AIR MILES® Reward Program, are expanding their relationship in the province of Ontario. Beginning March 27, 2015, shoppers will be able to earn AIR MILES reward miles at […]