STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at Empire Theatres (Studio 7), Aberdeen Mall, 610 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).
Please note that cameras will only be allowed in the main meeting room for the first five minutes. Paul Sobey, 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 2013 Results Conference Call
Empire Company Limited will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 13, 2012, 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 2013 ended August 4, 2012.
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. Replay will be available until midnight, September 20, 2012, 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 25302169.
Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Empire's core businesses include food retailing and related real estate. With more than $16 billion in annual sales and approximately $6.9 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries directly employ approximately 47,000 people.
SOURCE: EMPIRE COMPANY LIMITED
For further information:
Paul V. Beesley
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Telephone: (902) 755-4440