STELLARTON, NS, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited will hold a
conference call on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
(Eastern Daylight Time) during which senior management will discuss
Sobeys' announcement that is has reached a definitive agreement with
Safeway Inc. to acquire substantially all of the assets of Canada
The dial-in numbers for the conference call are:
A live audiocast of the conference call will be accessible on the
Company's website at www.empireco.ca.
Presentation slides for the conference call will be made available on
the Company's website located at www.empireco.ca and also available on the Sobeys website located at www.sobeyscorporate.com.
Replay will be available until midnight, June 19, 2013, 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
Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered
in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Empire's key businesses include food
retailing and corporate investment activities. With over $17 billion in
annual sales and approximately $7.0 billion in assets, Empire and its
subsidiaries directly employ approximately 47,000 people. More
information about the Company can be found at www.empireco.ca.
Proudly Canadian, with headquarters in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Sobeys
has been serving the food shopping needs of Canadians for 106 years. A
wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A), Sobeys
owns or franchises more than 1,300 stores in all 10 provinces under
retail banners that include Sobeys, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, and Thrifty
Foods, as well as Lawton's Drug Stores, in addition to over 260 retail
fuel locations. Sobeys and its franchise affiliates employ more than
95,000 people. The company's goal is to be widely recognized as the
best food retailer and workplace environment in Canada. More
information on Sobeys Inc. can be found at www.sobeyscorporate.com.
SOURCE: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED
For further information:
Paul V. Beesley
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs