Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2014 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2015 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

Media

Please note that cameras will only be allowed in the main meeting room for the first five minutes. Marc Poulin, President & Chief Executive Officer, Empire Company Limited will be available to the media immediately following the meeting (approximately 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time).

Audiocast of AGM

The event will be available live on the internet via audiocast.  To access the audiocast, please visit our website at www.empireco.ca. The audiocast will be archived and available on the Empire website following the event.

Q1 Fiscal 2015 Results Conference Call

Empire Company Limited will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 11, 2014, beginning at 1:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 ended August 2, 2014.

The dial-in numbers for the conference call are:
(647) 427-7450
(888) 231-8191

To secure a line, please call 15 minutes prior to the conference call. You will be placed on hold until the conference call begins.  The media and investing public may access this conference call via a listen mode only.  You may also listen to a live audiocast of the conference call by visiting the Company's website located at www.empireco.ca.

Replay will be available until midnight, September 18, 2014, or on the Company's website for 90 days following the conference call. To access the archived conference call, please dial (855) 859-2056 and enter passcode 95212270.

ABOUT EMPIRE

Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.  Empire's key businesses include food retailing and related real estate.  With $21 billion in annual sales and approximately $12.2 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries, including franchisees and affiliates, employ more than 125,000 people.

SOURCE: Empire Company Limited

For further information:

Media Contact
Andrew Walker
Senior Vice President
Communications & Corporate Affairs
Sobeys Inc.
(905) 214-6711

Investor Contact
Stewart Mahoney, CFA
Vice President
Treasury & Investor Relations
Empire Company Limited
(902) 752-8371 ext. 3499


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