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Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO)

22.26 Up 0.11(0.50%) May 27, 3:59PM EDT
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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

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

Business Summary 

Empire Company Limited engages in the food retail, real estate, and investment and other operations in Canada. The company offers its food products through various store formats. As of 2 May, 2015, it owns and franchises approximately 1,500 retail stores under various banners, including Sobeys, Sobeys extra, IGA, IGA extra, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, and FreshCo; and approximately 350 retail fuel locations under the Shell, Fast Fuel, and Safeway banners, as well as drug stores. The company also engages in the wholesale distribution of a range of products and services to approximately 5,000 retail stores and independent wholesale accounts; and operation of ‘Cash & Carry’ wholesale outlets in the West and Atlantic provinces to supply various convenience store operators. In addition, the company owns and leases a portfolio of commercial properties; and develops residential properties 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 , 54
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Non-Independent Director
Mr. Francois Vimard CPA, CA, 54
Chief Financial and Admin. Officer
Mr. Frank C. Sobey , 63
Non-Independent Director, 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 Operations, Western Canada - Sobeys
Mr. Simon Gagné ,
Chief Human Resource Officer of Sobeys Inc
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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.