7 May 2013
Canadian food manufacturer and retailer George Weston Limited has reported higher first-quarter profits after improved results from retail arm Loblaw.
1 May 2013
Canadian retail giant Loblaw has booked an increase in first-quarter profit and reiterated its full-year outlook, despite increasing competition.
30 April 2013
Aside from the US and UK, where the gluten-free category is witnessing strong growth, there are a number of other gluten free markets look likely to develop elsewhere over the coming years.
29 April 2013
Wal-Mart, Kroger and Supervalu are among the US retailers presenting at a Barclays sector conference next week. The first-quarter results will continue to roll in, with Kellogg, Kraft Foods Group and Canadian retailer Loblaw part of a group of companies to publish numbers.
2 April 2013
Burton's Biscuit Co. is the UK's second-largest biscuit maker, producing iconic brands from Jammie Dodgers to Wagon Wheels and Maryland Cookies. Earlier this month, it emerged that the company's private equity owners, Apollo Management and CIBC, have hired advisors to look at options for the business, including potential sale. Apollo and CIBC took ownership of Burton's in 2011 and, since then, the company has focused its operations, developed its strategic initiatives to drive growth and shaken up its manufacturing base to improve profitability. Burton's chief marketing officer Stuart Wilson spoke to just-food about how management plans to drive continued growth in the biscuit sector.
1 March 2013
George Weston's full-year bottom line was hit by a 43% drop in net profit during the fourth quarter.
25 February 2013
Canadian retailer Loblaw has added lines of "healthier" foods to its flagship own label President's Choice.
21 February 2013
Canadian retail giant Loblaw has booked a drop in full-year profit as restructuring charges hit earnings.
24 January 2013
Shares in Safeway have risen after analysts suggested that Canadian retailers could be freeing up cash in preparation for a bidding war over the US retailer's Canadian operations.
4 January 2013
News that Safeway's long-standing CEO, Steve Burd, is to retire in May has spawned greater uncertainty among some analysts about the retailer's competitive position.
14 December 2012
Canadian retail giant Loblaw has added a line of gluten-free products to its President's Choice own-label range.
6 December 2012
Canadian retail giant Loblaw is to spin off and float its real estate assets to provide it with capital to expand.
20 November 2012
Canadian food manufacturer and retailer George Weston has said it expects sales from its Weston Foods business to fall in 2012 after sales slid in the third quarter.
15 November 2012
Canadian retailer Metro Inc has reported higher annual profits - and seen sales in its most recent quarter outstrip rival Loblaw.
15 November 2012
Canadian supermarket group Loblaw has said profits fell during the third quarter as one-time items weighed on the bottom line.
19 October 2012
More to follow....
16 October 2012
Around 700 jobs at Canadian retailer Loblaw could be cut as it plans to make its head office "leaner" and "more efficient".
6 August 2012
Canadian retailer Loblaw will start using Guiding Stars nutrition labels in its stores this week.
31 July 2012
Canadian food manufacturer and grocer George Weston has recorded a decline in first-half profits thanks to costs from retail division Loblaw.
25 July 2012
Shares in Canadian retailer Loblaw fell today (25 July) after the company, which had warned of lower earnings in 2012, reported a 21% drop in first-half profits.
9 May 2012
Canadian food manufacturer and grocer George Weston has booked a drop in first-quarter adjusted earnings on the back of higher costs at Loblaw.
2 May 2012
Canadian grocery retailer Loblaw has booked a drop in first-quarter profits due to higher IT and supply chain costs.
2 March 2012
Canadian food manufacturer and grocer George Weston has booked a drop in fourth-quarter earnings, hurt by increased costs at its retail subsidiary Loblaw.
27 February 2012
This week, just-food was kept busy with news from the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, held in Florida.
23 February 2012
Canada's largest supermarket chain Loblaw today (23 February) warned that it expects investments in supply chain and market positioning to dent its financial performance this year.
21 February 2012
The ex-CFO of Canadian retailer Metro Inc has joined George Weston, the owner of rival grocer Loblaw.
31 January 2012
Last month, Canadian biscuit firm Groupe Biscuits Leclerc expanded its presence in the US, with the acquisition of snack bar brand Go Pure. In the latest just the answer interview, Katie Smith discusses the acquisition and the biscuit company's plans for the future with CEO Denis Leclerc, including setting up in the UK.
9 January 2012
UK biscuit maker Burton's Biscuit Co. has signed an expanded distribution agreement with Canadian food retailer Loblaw.
23 November 2011
US yoghurt brand Chobani has secured its first listings outside the country.
23 November 2011
Canadian food manufacturer and retailer George Weston has pointed to an improved performance from both sides of its business for an increase in third-quarter profits.