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2017-06-29 Loblaw renews commitment to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh
Today, Loblaw proudly joined leading international brands in a renewed commitment to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, working to provide protection and workplace safety in Bangladesh factories. 
 
Our three-year renewal will help extend the Accord’s good work, auditing and eliminating building risks in the facilities where suppliers produce our goods – and putting workers’ interests first. We appreciate the work done to date under the Accord, with 1,600 factories inspected and improved, and health and safety training conducted in factories employing nearly half-a-million workers. However, we know there is more to be done.
 
In addition to the controls and legal commitments of the Accord, Loblaw is separately continuing to monitor workplace conditions in various global production facilities, with on-the-ground experts active in six countries where our goods are produced. Further, the company publicly lists the names of all...
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2017-06-13 Regarding Elite Farm Services Animal Abuse Allegations
These activities are completely unacceptable and we are investigating. We have zero tolerance for any animal abuse and have made it very clear to the supplier that this behaviour has absolutely no place in our food supply chain. The supplier agrees and has already asked their service provider, whose employees are seen in the video, to dismiss the offending individuals. 

We stand firmly behind the standards set by the National Farm Animal Care Council, the policies outlined by the Chicken Farmers of Canada, and our own commitment to animal welfare which is clearly articulated in our Supplier Code of Conduct, and in our Animal Welfare principles.

We continue to work with industry partners and animal welfare experts to ensure standards and codes of practice are upheld so our customers can remain confident in the food they buy....
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Press Releases

2017-08-01 Joe Fresh to Launch Extended Sizes for Fall 2017
Joe Fresh is pleased to announce their expansion into extended sizes with their Fall collection. Women can enjoy Fall's must-haves in everything from polished floral pieces to modern moto jackets. The collection of bold designs will launch online and in-stores on August 11 th and will offer sizes 0-22 (XS - 3X); with all sizes at the same great price. "We are thrilled to expand our womenswear line and now offer a selection of our favourite styles in extended sizes," said President Ian Freedman . "As our brand continues to evolve, we are committed to providing our customers with products that suit their needs while delivering the same style and value." The brand's Fall campaign celebrates the relationships we cherish most, whether it is the bond between mother and child, as seen with model Tara Lynn and her infant son, or the close-knit friendship between models Arlenis Sosa and Toni Garrn. Family is at the core of the Fall campaign and collection, delivering wardrobing solutions for...
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2017-07-26 Loblaw Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results(1)
  Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) ("Loblaw" or the "Company") today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 17, 2017. The Company's 2017 Second Quarter Report to Shareholders will be available in the Investors section of the Company's website at loblaw.ca and will be filed with SEDAR and available at sedar.com . "In a quarter characterized by continued price deflation, we delivered solid sales metrics and are pleased with our financial performance," said Galen G. Weston, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Loblaw Companies Limited. "We plan to intensify our focus on cost reductions in this highly competitive market given incremental external pressures on our industry." 2017 SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS The following highlights include the impacts of the consolidation of franchises, as set out in "Other Retail Business Matters." Revenue was $11,079 million , an increase of $348 million , or 3.2%, compared to the second quarter of 2016....
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