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 $27.7 billion in annual sales and $14.6 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries, franchisees and affiliates employ approximately 127,000 people.



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Dec 10, 2020, 06:30 ET Market Share Gains Continue in Empire's Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings

Third Voilà home-delivery Customer Fulfilment Centre announced to serve Alberta market in 2023 Second Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 8.7% Earnings per share of $0.60...


Nov 26, 2020, 10:22 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2021 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2021 results on December 10, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release...


Sep 10, 2020, 14:18 ET Empire Company Reports Voting Results

STELLARTON, NS, Sept. 10, 2020 /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 10, 2020, 06:30 ET Empire Delivers Strong First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings, Market Share Growth Continues

First Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 11.0% Earnings per share of $0.71 compared to $0.48 last year Gain on sale from a significant real estate transaction of $0.08 per...


Aug 27, 2020, 11:30 ET Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2020 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2021 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM" or the "Meeting") on Thursday,...


Aug 18, 2020, 17:00 ET S&P Upgrades Sobeys Inc. Credit Rating to Investment Grade

STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") (TSX: EMP.A) announced today that Standard & Poor's ("S&P") upgraded the issuer credit rating of Sobeys Inc....


Aug 11, 2020, 16:30 ET Empire reaches important five-year labour agreement in Alberta

New agreement enables further capital investment in Safeway network and FreshCo expansion into the province of Alberta New collective bargaining agreement positions Empire on a level playing field to ...


Jul 30, 2020, 17:30 ET Empire continues Farm Boy expansion, announces three new Ontario locations

43 Farm Boy locations in Ontario confirmed to date 3 stores in Ontario announced today for conversion to Farm Boy 9 Farm Boy previously announced stores to open before the end of 2021 31 Farm Boy...


Jul 22, 2020, 07:00 ET Empire unveils Project Horizon: new three-year growth strategy for core business expansion and e-commerce acceleration

Management targeting an incremental $500 million in annualized EBITDA driving an improvement in EBITDA margin of 100 basis points by fiscal 2023 STELLARTON, NS, July 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company...


Jul 13, 2020, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited to Announce its New Three-Year Strategy

STELLARTON, NS, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will unveil its new three-year strategy to the media and investing public, on July 22, 2020 at 7:00 am (Eastern Daylight...


Jun 22, 2020, 06:00 ET Voilà by Sobeys launches in the GTA - The future of online grocery shopping is here

Voilà by Sobeys offers cutting-edge online grocery home delivery that is now available in Vaughan and coming soon to the rest of the GTA Voilà delivers from an automated warehouse where robots...


Jun 18, 2020, 07:00 ET Empire Completes Project Sunrise; Grows Market Share and Profits

Fourth Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 18.0% Earnings per share of $0.66 compared to $0.45 last year Adjusted earnings per share of $0.67 compared to $0.46 last year...


Jun 09, 2020, 17:30 ET Empire progresses FreshCo discount expansion, announcing first two Alberta locations and four new Manitoba locations

28 FreshCo locations in Western Canada confirmed to date 16 FreshCo stores open across British Columbia and Manitoba Two FreshCo stores to open in B.C. in June 2020 Four FreshCo stores in...


Jun 04, 2020, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q4 and Full Year Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2020 results on June 18, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The...


Apr 15, 2020, 07:00 ET COVID-19 Crisis - Empire Company Update

Investing in the safety of teammates and customers, and supporting communities across Canada STELLARTON, NS, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited ("Empire" or the "Company") today announced...


Apr 02, 2020, 08:00 ET Empire Company Limited Supports Small Supplier Partners During COVID-19 Crisis

STELLARTON, NS, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - For over 113 years, Empire Company Limited ("Empire") has been proud to partner with local Canadian businesses of all sizes. Our own humble beginnings started...


Mar 12, 2020, 06:30 ET Empire Company Delivers Solid Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Earnings Growth

Third Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 0.8% Earnings per share of $0.45 compared to $0.24 last year Adjusted earnings per share of $0.46 compared to $0.27 last year...


Mar 09, 2020, 09:00 ET Empire partners with Infarm to bring innovative and sustainable in-store farms to select Sobeys, Safeway and Thrifty Foods stores

National partnership to deliver fresh farmed and harvested in-store produce STELLARTON, NS, March 9, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire's family of brands is partnering with Infarm, one of the world's most advanced ...


Feb 27, 2020, 11:30 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q3 Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Feb. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its third quarter fiscal 2020 results on March 12, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The release will...


Feb 06, 2020, 06:30 ET Talking labels makes prescriptions easier to access for the visually impaired at pharmacies across Empire's family of brands

Lawtons Drugs, Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, IGA (western Canada) and FreshCo pharmacies partner with En-Vision America to boost medication safety for low vision, blind and print-impaired ...


Dec 12, 2019, 07:00 ET Underlying Strength at Empire Drives Solid Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Earnings

Second Quarter Summary Same-store sales excluding fuel increased by 2.0% Earnings per share of $0.57 compared to $0.38 last year Adjusted earnings per share of $0.58 compared to $0.40 last year...


Dec 03, 2019, 12:24 ET Empire's family of brands rolls out Sensory Friendly Shopping to more than 450 stores across the country

Grassroots efforts at Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Thrifty Foods, Foodland and FreshCo stores create a more inclusive environment for shoppers with sensory sensitivities STELLARTON, NS, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - ...


Nov 28, 2019, 11:30 ET Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Q2 Fiscal 2020 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will release its second quarter fiscal 2020 results on December 12, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time). The release...


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...