Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Release

BRAMPTON, ON, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) announced today that it will be releasing its fourth quarter results February 20, 2014 at 6:30 a.m. (ET). The 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 (416) 642-5212 or (866) 321-6651. The playback will be made available two hours after the event at (647) 436-0148 or (888) 203-1112, access code: 6708138. 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:

Investor Enquiries, contact:
Jonathan Ross
Investor Relations, Loblaw Companies
(905) 861-2153
investor@loblaw.ca

Media Enquiries, contact:
Kevin Groh
VP, Corporate Affairs and Communication, Loblaw Companies
(905) 861-2437
pr@loblaw.ca