Sobeys to bring the best-in-the-world grocery e-commerce experience to Canadians through partnership with Ocado Group plc

STELLARTON, NS, 2018-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. announced today (January 22, 2018) that it has signed an agreement with Ocado Group plc to bring the world’s leading online grocery ordering, automated fulfillment and home delivery solution to Canada. Sobeys’ end-to-end online grocery shopping business will be built on the Ocado Smart Platform. With […]

Empire Company Limited launches major transformation initiative ‘Project Sunrise’

Company to deliver $500 million in annualized savings by 2020 Stellarton, NS, 2017-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Empire Company Limited (“Empire”) today (May 4, 2017) launched ‘Project Sunrise’, a major transformation initiative that will deliver $500 million in annualized savings by the end of fiscal 2020. This significant cost reduction will allow Empire to reinvest […]

Sobeys commits to local beef farmers in Prince Edward Island

STELLARTON, NS, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 27, 2016 ), Sobeys announced that the beef on its shelves on Prince Edward Island is now primarily supplied by local beef farmers through Atlantic Beef Products’ (ABP) Island View Farms brand. Processed at ABP’s plant in Albany, P.E.I., Island View Farms is the primary beef […]

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 customers throughout Atlantic Canada can now get even more AIR MILES Reward Miles

Customers can now get AIR MILES Reward Miles at more banners in Atlantic Canada Stellarton, NS, 2016-Feb-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (FEBRUARY 23, 2016 ), Sobeys launches the AIR MILES® Reward Program at its Needs and Sobeys express locations, offering customers throughout Atlantic Canada the opportunity to get even more AIR MILES Reward […]

Sobeys opens its first South Asian focused discount grocery store

New concept store in Brampton, Ontario, provides customers a one-stop shop for all their South Asian grocery needs STELLARTON, NS, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — Sobeys Inc. today announced the grand opening of Chalo! FreshCo in Brampton, Ontario, the Company’s first South Asian focused discount grocery store. “Chalo! FreshCo is a significant and unique addition to […]

Sobeys supports Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day encouraging public to stand up for the importance of food education

Sobeys encourages employees and Canadians of all ages to get cooking and join a food-focused event on May 15 STELLARTON, NS, 2015-5-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second year in a row, Sobeys is proud to support Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, a global day of action encouraging the public to stand up for the […]

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 […]

Sobeys asks Canadians to share how better food choices have helped them live a better life for a chance to win a cooking lesson with Jamie Oliver in London

#BetterFoodForAll challenge asks how better food has inspired a better life STELLARTON, NS, 2015-1-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since launching its Better Food for All platform in 2013, Sobeys has empowered Canadians to eat better, feel better and do better through a variety of better food experiences, including its #BetterFoodForAll challenges. Today, Sobeys announced a new challenge asking […]