Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2016 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2017 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 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. François Vimard, Interim President & Chief Executive Officer, and Clinton Keay, Interim Chief Financial Officer, will be available to the media at the venue 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 2017 Results Conference Call

Empire Company Limited will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 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 2017 ended August 6, 2016.

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

To secure a line, please call 10 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 22, 2016, 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 74722111.

ABOUT EMPIRE

Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.  Empire's key businesses are food retailing and related real estate.  With $24.6 billion in sales and $9.1 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries, franchisees and affiliates employ approximately 125,000 people.

 

SOURCE Empire Company Limited

For further information: Media Contact: Andrew Walker, Senior Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs, Sobeys Inc., (905) 238-7124 ext. 6711; Investor Contact: Ken Chernin, Director, Investor Relations, Empire Company Limited, (902) 752-8371 ext. 3409

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