Loblaw Companies Limited to Host an Investor Teach-In Event Focused on the PC Plus™ Program

BRAMPTON, ON, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) invites analysts and investors to take part in its inaugural teach-in webcast and conference call on May 6, 2013.

The purpose of the teach-in is to offer the investment community an in-depth view of the Company's innovative new loyalty program, the PC Plus™ program.

Time:
May 6, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Speakers:
Mr. Vicente Trius, President
Mr. Uwe Stueckmann, Senior Vice President, Marketing

Length:
20 minute presentation followed by a 40 minute Q&A session (60 minutes total)

Webcast:
The presentation will be accompanied by slides, which can be accessed by clicking the following link: webcast; or through the "Investor Centre" section of loblaw.ca.

Conference Call:
To access the conference call please dial (647) 427-7450 or (888) 231-8191

The playback will be made available two hours after the event at (416) 849-0833, access code: 49717981. To access the archived webcast please refer to the "Investor Centre" section of loblaw.ca.

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 loyalty program.

SOURCE: Loblaw Companies Limited

For further information:

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


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