Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release

BRAMPTON, ON, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) announced today that it will be releasing its second quarter results July 24, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. (ET). This release will be followed by a conference call at 11:00 a.m. (ET), as well as an audio webcast. To access via tele-conference please dial (647) 427-7450. The playback will be made available two hours after the event at (416) 849-0833, access code: 97883192. To access via audio webcast please go to the "Investor Centre" section of loblaw.ca. Pre-registration will be available.

About Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 134,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) label program, including the unique President's Choice® no name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers President's Choice® financial services and offers the PC® points and PC Plus™ loyalty program.

SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited

For further information:

Jonathan Ross
Director, Investor Relations
905-459-2500 x617649
investor@loblaw.ca