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Canada's second-largest grocer Sobeys has swooped to buy the local business of US supermarket giant Safeway. Sobeys has paid a full price fo...

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Katy Askew | 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).


Dean Best | 13 Jun 2013

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


Dean Best | 12 Mar 2013

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


Michelle Russell | 29 Jun 2012

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


Katy Askew | 8 Jun 2012

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


Michelle Russell | 9 Feb 2012

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


Katie Smith | 15 Dec 2011

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


Dean Best | 15 Sep 2011

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


Dean Best | 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.


just-food.com | 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.


just-food.com | 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.


just-food.com | 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.


just-food.com | 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.


just-food.com | 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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