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Empire Company Limited (T:EMP.A)

Business Focus: Food Retail & Distribution (NEC)

Dec 14, 2023 05:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fiscal 2024 Second Quarter Results
Earnings per share ("EPS") and adjusted EPS(1) of $0.72 and $0.71 respectivelyPrior year EPS and adjusted EPS of $0.73Same-store sales, excluding fuel, increased by 2.0%Gross margin, excluding fuel, increased by 5 basis pointsSTELLARTON, NS, Dec. 14, 2023 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended November 4, 2023. For the quarter, the Company recorded net earnings of $181.1 million ($0.72 per share) compared to $189.9 million ($0.73 per share) last year. For the quarter, the Company recorded adju
Nov 30, 2023 08:00 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2024 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 30, 2023 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2024 results on December 14, 2023 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.
Sep 19, 2023 09:00 am ET
Empire Celebrates the Life and Legacy of David F. Sobey
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 19, 2023 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) today announced the passing of David Frank Sobey, C.M., Chair Emeritus of Sobeys Inc. He was 92 years old.
Sep 14, 2023 03:00 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 14, 2023 /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 (the "Meeting") held today.
Sep 14, 2023 06:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fiscal 2024 First Quarter Results
Earnings per share ("EPS") and adjusted EPS(1) of $1.03 and $0.78 respectivelyPrior year EPS and adjusted EPS of $0.71Same-store sales, excluding fuel, increased by 4.1%Gross margin, excluding fuel, increased by 19 basis pointsCompleted sale of retail fuel sites in Western Canada for approximately $100.0 millionIssued 2023 Sustainability Business Report, including SBTi validation of near-term targetsSTELLARTON, NS, Sept. 14, 2023 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended August 5, 2023. For the qu
Aug 31, 2023 01:00 pm ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2023 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2024 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 31, 2023 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM" or the "Meeting") on Thursday, September 14, 2023 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 04, 2023 10:09 am ET
It's official! Voilà. We deliver Sobeys, Farm Boy, and now Longo's
STELLARTON, NS, July 4, 2023 /CNW/ - Today, Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) and Longo's have announced the completion of the integration of their two e-commerce businesses, Grocery Gateway and Voilà. This partnership brings together the freshness and quality expertise of Longo's delivered by Grocery Gateway, with Voilà's leading-edge technology and online grocery home delivery experience. Customers can now conveniently shop over 23,000 products from Sobeys, Farm Boy and Longo's, all on one platform through voila.ca or the Voilà mobile app.
Jun 22, 2023 06:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2023 Results
Earnings per share ("EPS") and adjusted EPS(1) of $0.72Prior year EPS and adjusted EPS of $0.68Same-store sales, excluding fuel, increased by 2.6%Gross margin, excluding fuel, increased by 58 bpsProject Horizon successfully completed; added an incremental $500 million in annualized EBITDARepurchased 9.4 million shares ($350 million) in fiscal 2023, an increase of 48% over fiscal 2022Capital allocation outlook for fiscal 2024:Declared a dividend increase of 10.6%Renewed NCIB with the intention to repurchase $400 million of shares in fiscal 2024Capital investment program for fiscal 2024 expect
Jun 19, 2023 09:00 am ET
Grocery delivery, reimagined. Voilà arrives in Alberta!
Customers in Alberta now have access to an industry-leading online grocery home-delivery service with nearly 20,000 products from Safeway, Sobeys, Chalo! FreshCo and more
Jun 08, 2023 09:00 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2023 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 8, 2023 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2023 results on June 22, 2023 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
May 11, 2023 06:00 am ET
Mar 23, 2023 10:00 am ET
Empire Company Limited rolls out Scene+ loyalty program in Thrifty Foods
Empire's Canada-wide rollout of Scene+ is now officially coast-to-coastSTELLARTON, NS, March 23, 2023 /CNW/ - Following successful Scene+ launches at the company's Atlantic Canada, Ontario, and Western Canada stores, Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) is now introducing the Scene+ loyalty program in Thrifty Foods in B.C. The rollout of Scene+ in the Thrifty Foods stores in B.C. coincides with the introduction of Scene+ in the Quebec market and caps off the Scene+ introduction across Canada.
Mar 16, 2023 06:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fiscal 2023 Third Quarter Results
Earnings per share of $0.49; adjusted earnings per share of $0.64Prior year earnings per share and adjusted earnings per share of $0.77, which included $0.14 of unusually large real estate incomeCybersecurity Event(1) adversely impacted the quarter; operational impacts relating to this event are now resolvedSame-store sales, excluding fuel, increased by 0.1%Gross margin, excluding fuel, was flat to last yearProject Horizon on track to deliver $500 million increase in annualized EBITDAScene+ will be launched in Quebec and Thrifty Foods on March 23Longo's e-commerce business, Grocery Gateway,
Mar 02, 2023 08:00 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2023 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, March 2, 2023 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2023 results on March 16, 2023 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Dec 15, 2022 05:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fiscal 2023 Second Quarter Results
Earnings per share of $0.73 compared to $0.66 last yearSame-store sales, excluding fuel, increased by 3.1%Gross margin, excluding fuel, increased by 58 basis pointsProject Horizon strategy on trackScene+ now launched in Atlantic Canada, Western Canada and OntarioAll retail fuel sites in Western Canada to be sold for approximately $100 millionSTELLARTON, NS, Dec. 15, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended November 5, 2022. For the quarter, the Company recorded net earnings of $189.9 millio
Dec 01, 2022 08:00 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2023 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Dec. 1, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2023 results on December 15, 2022 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 07, 2022 05:00 am ET
Empire Company Limited impacted by IT systems issue
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 7, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced that it has been impacted by an IT systems issue. 
Oct 03, 2022 11:42 am ET
Empire Company Limited rolling out Scene+ to stores in Ontario, following successful launches in Atlantic and Western Canada
Customers across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba can now earn and redeem Scene+ points shopping for groceries and more at Empire locationsFreshCo is now offering customers a loyalty program for the first timeFollowing successful launches in Atlantic Canada and the West, Scene+ will continue rolling out region by region at Empire locations into early 2023; next launch set for Ontario on November 3 STELLARTON, NS, Oct 3, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) is celebrating the launch of the new and expanded Scene+ loyalty program at
Sep 15, 2022 03:00 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 15, 2022 /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 (the "Meeting") held today.
Sep 15, 2022 06:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fiscal 2023 First Quarter Results
Earnings per share of $0.71 compared to $0.70 last yearSame-store sales excluding fuel increased by 0.4%Excluding fuel, gross margin increased by 63 basis pointsProject Horizon strategy on trackScene+ launched in Atlantic Canada in August 2022STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 15, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended August 6, 2022. For the quarter, the Company recorded net earnings of $187.5 million ($0.71 per share) compared to $188.5 million ($0.70 per share) last year.
Aug 31, 2022 09:00 am ET
Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2022 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2023 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 31, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM" or the "Meeting") on Thursday, September 15, 2022 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 22, 2022 12:11 pm ET
Empire Company Limited celebrates the launch of Scene+ in Atlantic Canada stores, and prepares to launch next in Western Canada
Customers at Atlantic Canada Sobeys, Foodland, Voilà by Sobeys, Needs and Lawtons Drugs stores are now earning Scene+ points when shopping and, until September 21, have a chance to win free groceries for a year1 Scene+ will roll out at Empire's other banners by region across the country this year and into early 2023, with Western Canada up next in SeptemberSTELLARTON, NS, Aug. 22, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) is thrilled to see customers engaging with the new and expanded Scene+ loyalty program following its debut in its Atlantic Canada stores
Jul 28, 2022 02:00 pm ET
Empire pledges net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2040 in bold new Climate Action Plan
Plan aims to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and sets science-based targetsSTELLARTON, NS, July 28, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced it is setting bold, science-based emissions reduction targets ("SBTs") in support of Canada's transition to a low-carbon economy. This is a significant step forward in the Company's plan to help combat climate change and is the latest step in the journey to commit and invest in sustainability.
Jun 22, 2022 06:30 am ET
Empire Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2022 Results
Earnings per share of $0.68 compared to $0.64 last yearSame-store sales excluding fuel decreased by 2.5% compared to COVID-elevated sales levels last yearExcluding fuel, gross margin increased by 17 basis pointsProject Horizon growth plan on track; second year successfully completedAnnounced new loyalty strategy; Scene+ rollout to begin in Atlantic Canada in August 2022Annual dividend per share increased 10%Repurchased 6.4 million shares ($249 million) in fiscal 2022, an increase of 55% over fiscal 2021Intention to repurchase $350 million of shares in fiscal 2023Capital investment program fo
Jun 08, 2022 09:30 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2022 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 8, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2022 results on June 22, 2022 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
Jun 07, 2022 04:30 pm ET
Empire becomes co-owner of Scene+; unveils refreshed loyalty strategy
Empire is now a co-owner of Scene+, along with Scotiabank and CineplexScene+ rollout in Empire banners will begin with stores in Atlantic Canada in August 2022, and then continue across the country, culminating in early 2023STELLARTON, NS, June 7, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today unveiled a new loyalty strategy to thrill, reward and connect with customers through Scene+, one of Canada's leading loyalty rewards programs. Along with Scotiabank and Cineplex, Empire is now a co-owner of Scene+. Together, these iconic Canadian customer-focused bra
May 10, 2022 01:30 pm ET
Empire and TUAC 501 end Strike at the Donald Sobey Distribution Centre in Terrebonne, Quebec
STELLARTON, NS, May 10, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) is pleased to announce that members of TUAC 501 have voted to ratify a new three-year collective bargaining agreement, ending the strike at the Donald Sobey Distribution Centre ("distribution centre") in Terrebonne, Quebec.
May 03, 2022 09:15 am ET
Sobeys Inc. Announces Early Redemption of Notes
STELLARTON, NS, May 3, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (Empire) (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that Sobeys Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire, is delivering a notice of redemption (the "Notice") to holders of all its outstanding 4.70% Series 2013-2 Notes due August 2023 (the "Notes"). 
Apr 11, 2022 07:00 am ET
Award-winning Voilà by Sobeys now delivering to the Ottawa region
Ottawa customers can now order from Voilà's expansive assortment, including Farm Boy products
Mar 22, 2022 06:30 am ET
Empire celebrates the launch of Voilà par IGA in Montreal, Quebec
STELLARTON, NS, March 22, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced that following the launch of Voilà par IGA on March 7, it is now ramping up operations of its new online grocery home delivery service in Quebec. The rollout is progressing well and once complete, Voilà par IGA will service more than 100 municipalities from Gatineau to Montreal to Quebec City. Customers can order online at voila.ca or by downloading the Voilà mobile app.
Feb 24, 2022 07:30 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2022 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 23, 2022 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2022 results on March 10, 2022, at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) with senior management.
Jan 11, 2022 07:00 am ET
Empire calls on Canadians to 'Feed The Dream' and celebrate Canada's 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes
The 'Feed The Dream' platform builds on the momentum of the Tokyo 2020 Games and the support of Team Canada athletes
Nov 25, 2021 11:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2022 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 25, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2022 results on December 9, 2021 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.
Oct 26, 2021 07:30 am ET
Empire appoints Matt Reindel as Chief Financial Officer and Michael Vels as Chief Development Officer
STELLARTON, NS, Oct. 26, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced the appointment of Matt Reindel to the role of Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), effective immediately. This appointment is the result of a rigorous succession planning process as the Company continues to develop the next generation of talent for key leadership roles.
Sep 09, 2021 01:23 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 9, 2021 /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.
Sep 09, 2021 06:30 am ET
Aug 26, 2021 10:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2021 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2022 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 26, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM" or the "Meeting") on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Jun 23, 2021 06:30 am ET
Jun 09, 2021 09:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2021 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 9, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2021 results on June 23, 2021 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
May 10, 2021 05:30 pm ET
Empire advances FreshCo expansion, announcing three new locations in Alberta
40 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date 28 stores now open across British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta $6.3 million in store closure costs to be expensed in the first quarter of fiscal 2022 STELLARTON, NS, May 10, 2021 /CNW/ - Today Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the next three locations for the expansion of its FreshCo discount banner, in Alberta. With this announcement, the Company has now confirmed 40 of approximately 65 planned locations in Western Canada, including 12 locations in Alberta.
May 10, 2021 04:45 pm ET
Empire completes purchase of 51 per cent of Longo's and Grocery Gateway, accelerates growing presence in Ontario
STELLARTON, NS, May 10, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that it has completed the purchase of 51% of Longo's, a long-standing, family-built network of specialty grocery stores in the Greater Toronto Area ("GTA") of Ontario, and the Grocery Gateway e-commerce business.
May 05, 2021 08:00 am ET
Empire launches "Feed the Dream" movement to support and celebrate Team Canada on the road to the Tokyo Olympic Games
Empire's family of banners and teammates come together from coast-to-coast to celebrate the emotional connection between family, food and sport
Apr 29, 2021 08:55 am ET
Empire’s family of brands partners with Second Harvest with the goal of diverting 31 million pounds of food and approximately 41 million kilograms of GHG emissions annually
Empire and Second Harvest have formed a national partnership to implement the Second Harvest Food Rescue App at Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Voilà. Second Harvest's food rescue app will enable Empire’s banners to...
Apr 19, 2021 07:00 am ET
Empire Increases Normal Course Issuer Bid
STELLARTON, NS, April 19, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced it has increased the size of its current Normal Course Issuer Bid ("NCIB") by filing an amended notice of intention with the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). The amendment increases the number of Non-Voting Class A shares ("Class A shares") the Company intends to purchase for cancellation from 5,000,000 to 8,548,551 Class A shares, representing approximately 3.0% and 5.0% of the Class A shares outstanding, respectively, subject to approval by the TSX. The purchases will be ma
Mar 31, 2021 07:00 am ET
Danavation Technologies Confirms Farm Boy Inc. to Launch Pilot of Digital Smart Labels™
TORONTO , March 31, 2021 /CNW/ - Danavation Technologies Corp. (CSE: DVN) ("Danavation" or the "Company"), a Canadian-based Internet of Things (IoT) technology company and provider of micro e-paper displays, is pleased to announce that Farm Boy Inc. ("Farm Boy"), a fresh food retailer in Ontario and subsidiary of Sobeys Inc. ("Sobeys"), has confirmed a pilot launch of Danavation's Digital Smart LabelsTM technology. Sobeys is one of the largest food retailers in Canada, having operated for more than 100 years, and is wholly-owned by Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) ("Empire"). Empire is a
Mar 25, 2021 06:00 am ET
Grocery and manufacturing leaders join forces to promote fairness and transparency in Canadian food retail industry
Empire and FHCP agree on "Grocery Supply Code of Practice for Canada" and present proposal for industry and government consultation
Mar 24, 2021 12:19 pm ET
Empire celebrates and recognizes the tremendous legacy of Donald C. R. Sobey
STELLARTON, NS, March 24, 2021 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced the passing of Donald Creighton Rae Sobey, C.M., Chair Emeritus of the Company. He was 86 years old.
Mar 18, 2021 06:00 am ET
Loop Insights Enters Into Five-Store Pilot Agreement With Sobeys, Canada’s Second-Largest Grocer, To Deliver Digital Receipts Via Loop’s Wallet Pass Technology
Loop Insights Inc. (MTRX:TSXV RACMF:OTCQB) (the “Company” or “Loop”), a provider of contactless solutions and artificial intelligence (“AI”) to drive real-time insights, is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a five-store pilot with...
Mar 16, 2021 06:00 am ET
Empire reaches agreement to purchase 51 per cent of Longo's and Grocery Gateway, accelerates growing presence in Ontario
Empire building momentum and increasing footprint in the Greater Toronto Area ("GTA") of Ontario
Feb 24, 2021 09:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2021 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2021 results on March 10, 2021 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) with senior management.
Jan 25, 2021 04:30 pm ET
Empire reaches half-way mark in Western Canada discount expansion plans with announcement of seven new FreshCo stores
Seven new locations for FreshCo discount banner 37 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date (1.4 million gross square feet) 22 stores now open across British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Four stores in Manitoba and two in Alberta to open in Spring 2021 One store in Saskatchewan to open in Summer 2021 One store in Alberta to open in Winter 2021/2022 Six stores in Alberta announced today for conversion to FreshCo One store in Northern Ontario announced today for conversion to FreshCo $11.7 million in store closure costs to be expensed in the third quarter of fiscal 2021 ST
Dec 10, 2020 05:30 am ET
Market Share Gains Continue in Empire's Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings
Third Voilà home-delivery Customer Fulfilment Centre announced to serve Alberta market in 2023
Nov 26, 2020 09:22 am ET
MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2021 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2021 results on December 10, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) with senior management.
Sep 15, 2020 08:30 am ET
Voilà by Sobeys launches new curbside pickup service in Nova Scotia
Empire expands e-commerce offering to Atlantic Canada
Sep 14, 2020 05:07 pm ET
HEXO Corp. Announces New CFO
HEXO Corp. (“HEXO”, or the “Company”) (TSX: HEXO; NYSE: HEXO) today announced that it has hired Trent MacDonald to join the Company in the role of Chief Financial Officer, with a start date expected in the coming months.   Mr. MacDonald will begin...
Sep 10, 2020 02:18 pm ET
Empire Company Reports Voting Results
STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 10, 2020 /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.
Aug 27, 2020 11:30 am ET
Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2020 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2021 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM" or the "Meeting") on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Aug 24, 2020 07:18 am ET
Deveron Reports Continued Revenue Growth in Q2
Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR) (“Deveron” or the “Company”) a leading agriculture digital services and insights provider in North America, is pleased to announce revenue growth of 54% year over year to $1,123,867 in Q2 2020.  This marks a major...
Aug 18, 2020 05:00 pm ET
S&P Upgrades Sobeys Inc. Credit Rating to Investment Grade
STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that Standard & Poor's ("S&P") upgraded the issuer credit rating of Sobeys Inc. ("Sobeys") and the issue level ratings on Sobeys unsecured notes to BBB- from BB+. S&P also changed the trend for Sobeys to Stable. S&P stated in its press release announcing the upgrade, "Sobeys Inc. has expanded its fiscal 2020 EBITDA and EBITDA margin materially as it successfully implemented its multiyear operational turnaround program (Project Sunrise). We expect the compan
Aug 11, 2020 04:30 pm ET
Empire reaches important five-year labour agreement in Alberta
New agreement enables further capital investment in Safeway network and FreshCo expansion into the province of Alberta
Jul 30, 2020 05:30 pm ET
Empire continues Farm Boy expansion, announces three new Ontario locations
43 Farm Boy locations in Ontario confirmed to date 3 stores in Ontario announced today for conversion to Farm Boy 9 Farm Boy previously announced stores to open before the end of 2021 31 Farm Boy stores are currently open in Ontario $6.1 million in store closure costs to be expensed in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 STELLARTON, NS, July 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A), today announced the next three locations of its expanding Farm Boy banner in Ontario. With this announcement, the Company now has 43 confirmed locations in Ontario. In 2018,
Jul 22, 2020 07:00 am ET
Empire unveils Project Horizon: new three-year growth strategy for core business expansion and e-commerce acceleration
Management targeting an incremental $500 million in annualized EBITDA driving an improvement in EBITDA margin of 100 basis points by fiscal 2023
Jul 13, 2020 08:30 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited to Announce its New Three-Year Strategy
STELLARTON, NS, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will unveil its new three-year strategy to the media and investing public, on July 22, 2020 at 7:00 am (Eastern Daylight Time).
Jun 22, 2020 06:00 am ET
Voilà by Sobeys launches in the GTA - The future of online grocery shopping is here
Voilà by Sobeys offers cutting-edge online grocery home delivery that is now available in Vaughan and coming soon to the rest of the GTA Voilà delivers from an automated warehouse where robots assemble orders and Voilà teammates safely deliver them direct to the customer's home with minimal handling Voilà offers grocery essentials from Sobeys alongside customer favourites from Farm Boy and health and wellness products from Well.ca STELLARTON, NS, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) introduces the future of online grocery home delivery
Jun 18, 2020 07:00 am ET
Jun 09, 2020 05:30 pm ET
Empire progresses FreshCo discount expansion, announcing first two Alberta locations and four new Manitoba locations
28 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date 16 FreshCo stores open across British Columbia and Manitoba Two FreshCo stores to open in B.C. in June 2020 Four FreshCo stores in Saskatchewan to open in Summer 2020 One Chalo! FreshCo in Alberta announced today One store in Alberta announced today for conversion to FreshCo Four stores in Manitoba announced today for conversion to FreshCo $4 million in store closure costs to be expensed in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 STELLARTON, NS, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Today Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announ
Jun 04, 2020 09:00 am ET
Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call
STELLARTON, NS, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2020 results on June 18, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) with senior management.
May 28, 2020 07:30 am ET
Deveron Reports Q1 Revenue Growth of 181%
Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR) (“Deveron” or the “Company”), a leading agriculture digital services and insights provider in North America, is pleased to announce revenue growth of 181% year over year to $283,420 in Q1 2020.  For the fourth quarter...
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
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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.