Empire Company Limited Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Empire’s key businesses are food retailing, through wholly-owned subsidiary Sobeys Inc., and related real estate. With approximately $25.4 billion in annualized sales and $14.0 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries, franchisees and affiliates employ approximately 123,000 people.

Industries:
Real Estate | Food | Financial Services | Supermarkets
Contact Information:
Michael Vels
Chief Financial Officer
investor.relations@empireco.ca

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Oct 07, 2019, 11:04 ET Empire Company and its family of grocers - Sobeys, IGA, Safeway, Farm Boy, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods and Rachelle Béry - sign historic Olympic sponsorship becoming first-ever Official Grocer

Grocer also inks exclusive partnership with Canada's National Women's Hockey Team STELLARTON, NS, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company today announced its partnership with the Canadian Olympic...


Sep 12, 2019, 15:02 ET Empire Company Reports Voting Results

STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting...


Sep 12, 2019, 06:00 ET Momentum Continues - Empire Posts Increased First Quarter Fiscal 2020 Earnings

First Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 2.4% Earnings per share of $0.48 compared to $0.35 last year Adjusted earnings per share of $0.49 compared to $0.37 last year Store...


Aug 29, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2019 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen...


Jul 24, 2019, 16:30 ET Empire announces four FreshCo locations in Saskatchewan

One-third of Discount locations in Western Canada now confirmed 22 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date Seven stores now open in B.C. and Manitoba Five FreshCo stores to open in B.C. ...


Jul 08, 2019, 17:02 ET Media advisory - Empire Company Limited to Host IFRS 16 Leases Education Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will host an investor education call on July 15, 2019 to discuss the adoption of the new IFRS 16 lease accounting standard and ...


Jul 05, 2019, 17:49 ET DBRS Upgrades Ratings on Sobeys Inc. to BBB (low) and Changes Trend to Stable; S&P Revises Outlook to Positive

STELLARTON, NS, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that Dominion Bond Rating Service ("DBRS") has upgraded the Issuer Rating and...


Jun 27, 2019, 06:00 ET Empire Company Finishes Fiscal 2019 with Strong Sales and Earnings; Exceeds Sunrise Targets; Announces 9% Dividend Increase and Share Buyback

Fourth Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 3.8% (4.2% excluding pharmacy) Fourth consecutive quarter of tonnage growth Earnings per share of $0.45 compared to $0.26 last year ...


Jun 13, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2019 results on June 27, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The...


Jun 04, 2019, 19:30 ET Empire advances FreshCo expansion into Western Canada

18 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date Five stores now open in B.C. and Manitoba Two stores to open in B.C. in July 2019 Five locations to open in B.C. in Fall 2019 and Winter 2020...


May 16, 2019, 12:30 ET Empire Hones Executive Structure for Shift to Offense

Two years into its Project Sunrise transformation initiative, the strength of the Company's new national structure provides a launch pad for even stronger execution and innovation Unifies...


May 09, 2019, 04:00 ET Announcing Voilà, Canada's best online grocery home delivery service

Montreal announced as second location launching in 2021, following 2020 GTA launch Construction of Customer Fulfillment Centre ("CFC") in Vaughan on track to begin launch in Spring 2020 Second CFC...


Mar 14, 2019, 15:40 ET Empire Company Limited Correction Notice

STELLARTON, NS, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) today announced that it has refiled both Empire's public documents and its wholly-owned...


Mar 13, 2019, 06:30 ET Empire Company - Strong Sales Momentum Leads Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Results

Third Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 3.3% (3.9% excluding pharmacy) Third consecutive quarter of tonnage growth Earnings per share of $0.24 compared to $0.21 last year...


Feb 27, 2019, 15:02 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2019 results on March 13, 2019 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will...


Jan 29, 2019, 16:30 ET Empire builds momentum with key labour decision in British Columbia

Decision contributes to a level playing field for Empire to compete in B.C. Voluntary buyout option to be presented to eligible B.C. Safeway employees Framework in place to continue moving forward...


Dec 13, 2018, 06:30 ET Empire Company Reports Strong Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Results

Second Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 2.5% (3.0% excluding pharmacy) Second consecutive quarter of tonnage growth Earnings per share of $0.38 compared to a loss per...


Dec 10, 2018, 08:00 ET Empire Company completes purchase of Farm Boy - Ontario's best-in-class food retailer

STELLARTON, NS, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that it has completed its purchase of Farm Boy, one of the most exciting, fastest ...


Nov 29, 2018, 10:02 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2019 results on December 13, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release...


Sep 24, 2018, 06:33 ET Empire Company reaches agreement to acquire Farm Boy - Ontario's fastest growing food retailer

Transaction increases Ontario footprint and furthers Empire's urban expansion strategy Adds one of the most exciting and fastest growing formats in Canadian retail Advances Empire's urban strategy,...


Sep 13, 2018, 14:08 ET Empire Company Reports Voting Results

STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced the voting results for the election of its directors at its Annual General Meeting...


Sep 13, 2018, 06:00 ET Empire Company Reports Fiscal 2019 First Quarter Results

First Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased 1.3% (1.8% excluding pharmacy) Highest tonnage increase in 6 years Earnings per share of $0.35 compared to $0.20 last year Adjusted...


Aug 30, 2018, 10:52 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2018 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen...


Jun 14, 2018, 11:10 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2018 results on June 28, 2018. The release will be followed by a...


Jun 05, 2018, 12:49 ET Empire Sharpens Leadership Focus for Next Phase of Transformation

Company boosts focus on Store Operations, Merchandising, Ecommerce and Discount STELLARTON, NS, June 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire"), together with its wholly-owned subsidiary...