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Empire Company Limited (T:EMP.A)

Business Focus: Food Retail & Distribution

Apr 23, 2020 07:30 am ET
Deveron Reports 2019 Year End and Fourth Quarter Financial Results
Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR) (“Deveron” or the “Company”) a leading agriculture digital services and insights provider in North America is pleased to announce annual revenue growth of 311% for 2019.  Revenue grew to $2,055,437 in 2019 from $500,626...
Apr 15, 2020 07:00 am ET
COVID-19 Crisis - Empire Company Update
Investing in the safety of teammates and customers, and supporting communities across Canada
Apr 07, 2020 08:00 am ET
Deveron Announces Closing of Private Placement with Strategic Leading Investors
Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR) (“Deveron” or the “Company”) a leading agriculture digital services and insights provider in North America is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”) of units (“Units”) with...
Apr 02, 2020 08:00 am ET
Empire Company Limited Supports Small Supplier Partners During COVID-19 Crisis
STELLARTON, NS, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - For over 113 years, Empire Company Limited ("Empire") has been proud to partner with local Canadian businesses of all sizes. Our own humble beginnings started with a local entrepreneur, his family, and the help of trusted supplier partners.
Mar 12, 2020 06:30 am ET
Mar 09, 2020 09:00 am ET
Feb 27, 2020 10:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2020 results on March 12, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Feb 06, 2020 05:30 am ET
Talking labels makes prescriptions easier to access for the visually impaired at pharmacies across Empire's family of brands
Lawtons Drugs, Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, IGA (western Canada) and FreshCo pharmacies partner with En-Vision America to boost medication safety for low vision, blind and print-impaired pharmacy patients through ScripTalk; an innovative and accessible audible prescription label service
Jan 15, 2020 08:30 am ET
ClaimSecure, Sobeys and Rexall Partner to Launch "ValueHealth™" - An Exclusive Health Management Program
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, ClaimSecure announced a new strategic partnership with Rexall Drugstores and Sobeys Inc. to develop Canada's first comprehensive national health program that combines traditional health benefits with a pharmacy closed Preferred Provider Network (PPN) solution.
Dec 03, 2019 11:24 am ET
Empire's family of brands rolls out Sensory Friendly Shopping to more than 450 stores across the country
Grassroots efforts at Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Thrifty Foods, Foodland and FreshCo stores create a more inclusive environment for shoppers with sensory sensitivities
Nov 28, 2019 10:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2020 results on December 12, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) with senior management.
Nov 28, 2019 08:41 am ET
Sobeys Inc. diverts plastic from landfills with cutting-edge parking lot at Timberlea store opening
Grocer paves new store parking lot with the equivalent of more than 6 million recycled single-use plastic bags, promoting plastic reduction and reuse
Oct 23, 2019 09:00 am ET
Caper Rolls Out Smart Shopping Carts With One Of North America's Largest Grocery Chains
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Caper, the world's first AI-powered shopping cart, today deploys its Smart Cart technology with Sobeys, one of the largest grocery chains in North America. This partnership makes Caper the first independent automated checkout company with a live commercial deployment with a major retailer. Caper Smart Carts, which allow shoppers to skip checkout lines while enabling a highly engaging, fun and fast way to shop, go live today at the Sobeys 41,000 sq ft. Glen Abbey location in Oakville, Ontario, as part of Sobeys' new digital approach to grocery shopping....
Sep 12, 2019 03:02 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting held today at Cineplex Cinemas, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Aug 29, 2019 10:00 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2019 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Jul 31, 2019 06:00 am ET
Sobeys First National Grocer to Eliminate Plastic Bags
Grocer eliminates plastic bags as first step in removing unnecessary plastic from retail and focuses on promoting reusable, sustainable alternatives that drive long-term behavioural change
Jul 24, 2019 04:30 pm ET
Empire announces four FreshCo locations in Saskatchewan
 One-third of Discount locations in Western Canada now confirmed
Jul 08, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Media advisory - Empire Company Limited to Host IFRS 16 Leases Education Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will host an investor education call on July 15, 2019 to discuss the adoption of the new IFRS 16 lease accounting standard and its impact on the Company's consolidated financial reporting. The conference call will begin at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Jul 05, 2019 05:49 pm ET
DBRS Upgrades Ratings on Sobeys Inc. to BBB (low) and Changes Trend to Stable; S&P Revises Outlook to Positive
STELLARTON, NS, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that Dominion Bond Rating Service ("DBRS") has upgraded the Issuer Rating and Senior Unsecured Debt rating of Sobeys Inc. ("Sobeys") to BBB (low) from BB (high), and also changed the trends for Sobeys to Stable from Positive. DBRS stated in its press release announcing the upgrade, "The rating actions reflect the Company's very strong operating performance in Q4 F2019, well above DBRS's forecast, and the expectation that this recovery is sustainable going forward."
Jun 28, 2019 12:39 pm ET
Safeway Partners with Canadian Football League to Launch Safeway #myCflfamily, Bringing Families Closer to the Game this Season
CALGARY, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Safeway announced a major new sponsorship to support the Canadian Football League (CFL) in Western Canada. Celebrating the powerful connection between family, food and sports, the first program Safeway will launch as part of this new partnership is the Safeway #myCFLfamily contest. Building on a solid legacy of supporting Western Canadian sports teams, Safeway's new partnership with the CFL will bring families closer to the game they love.
Jun 13, 2019 01:00 pm ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2019 results on June 27, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Jun 04, 2019 07:30 pm ET
Empire advances FreshCo expansion into Western Canada
18 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date Five stores now open in B.C. and Manitoba Two stores to open in B.C. in July 2019 Five locations to open in B.C. in Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Six Safeway locations announced today will close and re-open as FreshCo stores Store closure costs of $15 million to be expensed in the first quarter of fiscal 2020 STELLARTON, NS, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the locations of six additional FreshCo store investments in British Columbia ("B.C.") as part of its discount forma
May 16, 2019 12:30 pm ET
Empire Hones Executive Structure for Shift to Offense
Two years into its Project Sunrise transformation initiative, the strength of the Company's new national structure provides a launch pad for even stronger execution and innovation
May 09, 2019 04:00 am ET
Announcing Voilà, Canada's best online grocery home delivery service
Montreal announced as second location launching in 2021, following 2020 GTA launch
Mar 14, 2019 03:40 pm ET
Empire Company Limited Correction Notice
STELLARTON, NS, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced that it has refiled both Empire's public documents and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc.'s public documents, for the 13 and 39 weeks ended February 2, 2019 to correct a typographical error in their IFRS 16 disclosure.
Feb 27, 2019 02:02 pm ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2019 results on March 13, 2019 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Jan 29, 2019 03:30 pm ET
Empire builds momentum with key labour decision in British Columbia
Decision contributes to a level playing field for Empire to compete in B.C. Voluntary buyout option to be presented to eligible B.C. Safeway employees Framework in place to continue moving forward with FreshCo expansion in B.C. 12 FreshCo locations confirmed to open in B.C. and Manitoba in 2019 STELLARTON, NS, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced progress implementing a labour decision provided by a Special Officer appointed by the Government in British Columbia. The decision sets terms that provide a framework to improve stor
Dec 13, 2018 05:30 am ET
Dec 10, 2018 07:00 am ET
Empire Company completes purchase of Farm Boy - Ontario's best-in-class food retailer
STELLARTON, NS, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that it has completed its purchase of Farm Boy, one of the most exciting, fastest growing and successful food retailers in the country. All closing conditions, including receipt of a no-action letter from the Competition Bureau, have been satisfied.
Nov 29, 2018 09:02 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2019 results on December 13, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) with senior management.
Nov 26, 2018 06:16 pm ET
Sobeys Safeway Customer has a Million Reasons to Cheer
WINNIPEG, Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Jets fans everywhere are celebrating the incredible performance of Patrik Laine who scored FIVE goals for the Winnipeg NHL franchise against the St. Louis Blues on November 24, 2018.
Nov 21, 2018 08:05 am ET
Sobeys Removes Romaine Lettuce Products from Shelves
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - On Tuesday night, November 20, out of concern for the health of employees and customers, Sobeys Inc. temporarily stopped the sale of all Romaine lettuce products across its national store network until further notice.
Sep 24, 2018 06:33 am ET
Empire Company reaches agreement to acquire Farm Boy - Ontario's fastest growing food retailer
Transaction increases Ontario footprint and furthers Empire's urban expansion strategy
Sep 13, 2018 02:08 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting held today at Cineplex Cinemas, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Sep 13, 2018 06:00 am ET
Aug 30, 2018 10:52 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2018 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Jul 30, 2018 07:00 am ET
Sobeys Celebrates Special Olympics 2018 National Summer Games July 31 - August 4
Sobeys Inc. celebrates the 2018 Summer Games with personality partnership, employee volunteering, cheer squad brigades, athlete square, rally racers, fan busses and host of cheer worthy events!
Jun 14, 2018 11:10 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2018 results on June 28, 2018.  The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Jun 05, 2018 12:49 pm ET
Empire Sharpens Leadership Focus for Next Phase of Transformation
Company boosts focus on Store Operations, Merchandising, Ecommerce and Discount
Mar 14, 2018 06:00 am ET
Feb 28, 2018 07:46 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter 2018 financial results on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Jan 12, 2018 04:15 pm ET
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback and Shareholder Yield Indices
Dec 13, 2017 05:00 am ET
Empire Company Reports Improved Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results
Company to Launch FreshCo Discount Format in Western Market
Dec 08, 2017 04:15 pm ET
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Index
Nov 29, 2017 07:43 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended November 4, 2017.
Sep 14, 2017 03:16 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting held today at Cineplex Cinemas, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Sep 14, 2017 07:15 am ET
Sep 14, 2017 07:07 am ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting held today at Cineplex Cinemas, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Aug 31, 2017 08:35 am ET
Media advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2017 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Aug 03, 2017 08:00 am ET
Long Island Iced Tea Corp. Continues Expansion in Canada with Sobeys Partnership
Long Island Iced Tea Corp. (NASDAQ: LTEA) (the "Company"), a growth-oriented company focused on the ready-to-drink ("RTD") segment in the beverage industry, today announced that its flagship brand Long Island Iced Tea® has been approved for distribution in Sobeys Inc. ("Sobeys") main commercial center in Ontario, providing access to over 100 Foodland and Urban Fresh locations across the Ontario market.
Jun 28, 2017 07:00 am ET
Jun 14, 2017 10:28 am ET
Media advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2017 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS , June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 6, 2017.
May 04, 2017 08:30 am ET
Apr 26, 2017 09:30 am ET
Empire Appoints Michael Vels as Chief Financial Officer - Clinton Keay assumes role of Executive Vice President Technology and lead of Company's Transformation Office
STELLARTON, NS, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire") today announced two appointments to its senior executive ranks.
Mar 15, 2017 07:30 am ET
Empire Company Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results
STELLARTON, NS, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ -
Mar 01, 2017 08:57 am ET
Media advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2017 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 ended February 4, 2017.
Jan 12, 2017 04:28 pm ET
Michael Medline appointed President and CEO of Empire Company Limited
STELLARTON, NS, Jan. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Medline as President & CEO of Empire Company Limited (Empire) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc. Mr. Medline will also serve on the Board of Directors of Empire.
Dec 14, 2016 06:26 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results
STELLARTON, NS, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended November 5, 2016. In the second quarter, the Company recorded adjusted net earnings, net of non-controlling interest, of $32.9 million ($0.12 per diluted share) compared to $110.7 million ($0.40 per diluted share) in the second quarter last year, a 70.3 percent decrease.
Dec 07, 2016 11:54 pm ET
Emblem Corp. Announces Completion of Qualifying Transaction, Short Form Offering and Proposed Private Placement
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Emblem Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:EMP), formerly Saber Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SAB:H), is pleased to announce that it completed...
Dec 01, 2016 12:50 pm ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2017 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold a conference call on Thursday, December 15, 2016, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended November 5, 2016.
Oct 14, 2016 06:15 pm ET
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback and Shareholder Yield Indices
Sep 15, 2016 03:34 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting held today at Cineplex Cinemas, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Sep 15, 2016 08:09 am ET
Empire Company Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended August 6, 2016.  In the first quarter, the Company recorded adjusted net earnings, net of non-controlling interest, of $73.6 million ($0.27 per diluted share) compared to $121.7 million ($0.44 per diluted share) in the first quarter last year, a 39.5 percent decrease.
Sep 01, 2016 09:17 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2016 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2017 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Jul 08, 2016 06:15 pm ET
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback and Shareholder Yield Indices
Jul 08, 2016 08:25 am ET
Empire Company Limited Announces Change in Leadership
STELLARTON, NS, July 8, 2016 /CNW/ - 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.
Jun 28, 2016 06:54 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
STELLARTON, NS, June 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended May 7, 2016.  In the fourth quarter, the Company recorded adjusted net earnings, net of non-controlling interest, of $95.3 million ($0.35 per diluted share) compared to $136.7 million ($0.49 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter last year, a 30.3 percent decrease.
Jun 15, 2016 10:09 am ET
Media advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2016 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold a conference call on Thursday, June 29, 2016, beginning at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 7, 2016.
May 12, 2016 06:08 pm ET
Sobeys announces $418 million transaction with Crombie REIT
STELLARTON, NS, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) and Sobeys Inc. ("Sobeys") announced today that their wholly-owned subsidiaries have entered into agreements with Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust ("Crombie") that will see Sobeys complete sale/leasebacks of 19 retail properties and 50 per cent interests in each of its three automated distribution centres as well as the sale of two parcels of development land for a total of $360 million. In addition, Crombie will invest $58 million in renovations or expansions of 10 Sobeys retail location
Mar 14, 2016 11:45 am ET
Empire Company Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
STELLARTON, NS, March 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that it has filed a notice with the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") to purchase for cancellation up to 5,206,137 Non-Voting Class A shares representing approximately three percent of those outstanding, subject to obtaining regulatory approval.  The purchases will be made through the facilities of the TSX.  Currently 173,537,901 Non-Voting Class A shares are issued and outstanding.  The price that Empire will pay for any such shares will be the market price at the tim
Mar 09, 2016 06:49 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Results
STELLARTON, NS, March 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended January 30, 2016.  In the third quarter, the Company recorded adjusted net earnings, net of non-controlling interest, of $82.5 million ($0.30 per diluted share) compared to $118.6 million ($0.43 per diluted share) in the third quarter last year, a 30.4 percent decrease.
Feb 25, 2016 07:42 am ET
Media advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2016 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 10, 2016, beginning at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 ended January 30, 2016.