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March 20, 2014

Supervalu plans for a streamlined independent business organization.

February 20, 2014

Loblaw Companies Ltd. and its affiliates, the owners of Joe Fresh, have signed three separate partnership agreements that bring the brand into 23 new countries.

November 25, 2013

Shopko on Monday named Peter McMahon, most recently COO of Loblaws, as its new CEO, effective immediately.

September 26, 2013

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. announced a series of executive appointments, including the naming of Mark Butler as executive VP integration.

September 16, 2013

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved Loblaw Cos.’ acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.

September 12, 2013

Shareholders of Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart voted in favor of the drugstore chain’s proposed acquisition by Loblaw Cos.

August 27, 2013

Provigo, a division of Canada’s Loblaw Cos., has opened the second location under its new Provigo Le Marché banner, a flagship in the Montreal suburb of Kirkland. The 82,000-sq.-ft. store combines the convenience and variety of a full-service supermarket with a food market-styled layout. It offers an expanded range of fresh products, and gives center stage to local and regional items.

July 30, 2013

GNC Holdings Inc. has named Carmine Fortino as executive VP business development.

July 24, 2013

Loblaw Companies Limited reported higher earnings and revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2013 as compared to the same period in fiscal 2012.

July 15, 2013

Loblaw Companies Limited announced it will acquire Shoppers Drug Mart in a deal worth about $11.9 billion, merging the Canadian grocery and drug retailers.

July 12, 2013

Canadian grocery giant Loblaw Cos. will test a new retail concept called Nutshell Live Life Well, a freestanding brand targeted to health-conscious shoppers, the Financial Post reported.

June 20, 2013

Loblaw Cos., Canada's largest grocer, is testing a small-store discount under the Box by No Frills banner.

January 25, 2013

By Bradley W. Snyder, Tiger Capital Group

January 23, 2013

Shares of Safeway Inc. shares rose as much as 9% on Wednesday on rumors of increased buyout interest for its Canada operations by Canadian grocer Metro Inc. and Loblaw Companies Ltd.

December 7, 2012

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. Ltd. plans to spin off the vast majority of its property assets into a real estate investment trust.

September 18, 2012

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August 15, 2012

All eyes are on J.C. Penney Co. as it rolls out the first wave of its branded shops to nearly 700 stores nationwide. 

May 2, 2012

Canadian grocery chain Loblaw Cos. reported that net income for the first quarter plummeted 22% to $128 million, compared with $156 million in the year-ago period.

April 4, 2012

Loblaw Companies Limited has transformed the famed Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto — an iconic Canadian landmark and former home of one of the most famous hockey arenas in North America — into the ultimate upscale supermarket destination.

October 21, 2011

Joe Fresh, the Canadian value-priced apparel brand, has opened its first permanent U.S. store, in Bridgewater Mall, Bridgewater, N.J., and another in Roosevelt Field Mall, Garden City, N.Y.

July 26, 2011

Sears Canada, a subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corp., said Monday it has hired former Limited Brands online executive VP Steven Goldsmith as its executive VP merchandising, apparel and accessories.

September 14, 2010

A report released late Tuesday by Planet Retail found that private-label sales at the Top...

July 22, 2010

Canadian drug store retailer Loblaw Cos. reported Thursday that total sales for the quarter ended...

June 17, 2010

Loblaw supermarket announced Thursday it would issue about $340 million in medium term notes, according...

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