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    Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO)

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    Empire Company Limited
    115 King Street
    Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0
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    Phone: 902-755-4440
    Fax: 902-755-6477
    Website: http://www.empireco.ca

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Grocery Stores
    Full Time Employees:125,000

    Business Summary 

    Empire Company Limited is engaged in the food retail, real estate, and investment and other operations in Canada. It is involved in the food products retailing business through various store formats, including full service stores that serve total food shopping requirements with a range of specialty departments; fresh service stores; community service stores; discount service stores; and convenience service stores. The company owns or franchises approximately 1,500 retail stores in 10 provinces under various banners, including Sobeys, Sobeys extra, IGA extra, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Bonichoix, Les Marchés Tradition, and Lawtons Drugs stores, as well as approximately 350 retail fuel locations under the Safeway, Shell, and Fast Fuel banners. It is also engaged in the wholesale distribution of a range of products to affiliated retail stores and independent wholesale accounts; and operation of ‘Cash and Carry’ wholesale outlets in the West and Atlantic provinces for the supply of products to convenience store and restaurant operators. In addition, the company owns, manages, and operates a portfolio of commercial properties; and develops residential land principally in Ontario, Western Canada, as well as in the United States. Empire Company Limited was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Marc Poulin , 53
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non-Independent Director
    Mr. Francois Vimard CPA, CA,
    Chief Financial and Admin. Officer
    Mr. Frank C. Sobey , 62
    Non-Independent Director, Chairman of Oversight Committee, Member of Corp. Governance Committee, Chairman of Crombie Properties Limited, Pres of ECL Properties Limited and Director of Sobeys Inc
    Mr. Jason Potter ,
    Pres of Sobeys Multi-Format Operations
    Mr. Claude Tessier ,
    Pres of Sobeys IGA Operations
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in CAD.