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CANADA: FY sales, profits up at retailer Sobeys

27 Jun 2013

Canadian grocer Sobeys saw sales and profits increase in its last financial year, the company's owner, Empire Co., reported today (27 June).

In the spotlight: Sobeys joy but questions for Safeway

14 Jun 2013

Canada's second-largest grocer Sobeys has swooped to buy the local business of US supermarket giant Safeway. Sobeys has paid a full price for Safeway's Canadian arm but, writes Dean Best, the market was broadly positive and agreed with the company's optimism. For Safeway, however, the sale does leave some questions.

CANADA/US: Sobeys to buy Safeway's Canadian arm

13 Jun 2013

Canadian food retailer Sobeys is to acquire Safeway Inc's business in the country.

NORTH AMERICA: Retail results round-up: Costco, Sobeys, Casey's

12 Mar 2013

In the US and Canada, retailers Costco, Casey's General Stores and Sobeys have reported quarterly results.

CANADA: Profits up at retailer Sobeys

29 Jun 2012

Canadian retailer Sobeys has booked an increase in full-year profits.

CANADA: Empire names Poulin Sobeys CEO

8 Jun 2012

Empire Co. has promoted Marc Poulin to the post of president and CEO of its Canadian grocery chain Sobeys.

CANADA: Sobeys CEO McEwan to step down

9 Feb 2012

The president and CEO of Canadian retailer Sobeys has announced his intention to retire on health grounds.

CANADA: Sobeys H1 profits up

15 Dec 2011

Canadian retailer Sobeys has reported higher half-year earnings, after posting an increase in second-quarter profits and sales.

CANADA: Sobeys Q1 profits up

15 Sep 2011

Canadian retailer Sobeys saw its first-quarter profits increase by over 3% on the back of higher sales.

CANADA: Extra week boost FY sales, profits at Sobeys

1 Jul 2011

An extra selling week and a lower tax rate were factors in the higher annual profits at Sobeys, the holding company for the Canadian retailer has announced.

CANADA: Sobeys sales hit by promotions, deflation

9 Mar 2011

Promotional activity and food deflation have dented Sobeys like-for-like growth, with declines offset only by an increase in selling space.

CANADA: Sobeys earnings grow in Q1

10 Sep 2010

Empire Co., the owner of Canadian retailer Sobeys, said today (10 September) that the grocer saw profits rise almost 8% in its fiscal first quarter.

CANADA: Sobeys earnings drive Empire growth

11 Mar 2010

The strong performance of Canadian retailer Sobeys has helped its parent Empire Co. report a rise in third-quarter earnings and revenues.

CANADA: Sobeys "key driver" of Empire Co. growth

11 Dec 2009

The owner of Canadian retailer Sobeys has posted a rise in quarterly sales and earnings thanks to an improved performance from the grocery chain.

CANADA: Net profit declines at Empire

29 Jun 2009

Empire Co., which operates the Sobeys food retail business, has seen annual profits decline by almost 16% despite a rise in sales.

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