Company Statements

2019-04-02 Loblaw expresses support for continuation of the Transition Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh
As one of the first signatories to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh and the subsequent Transition Accord, Loblaw remains committed to ongoing progress to provide better protection for workers and to increase workplace safety in Bangladesh factories. We are proud of the work done to date under the Accord, with 1,600 factories inspected and improved, and health and safety trainings conducted in factories employing over more than 1.5 million workers.  We remain certain that the economy and manufacturing communities of Bangladesh benefit from the presence and operation of the Accord.  With a remediation rate of close to 90%, there has been significant progress to date but more needs to be done. To that end, we support the ongoing discussions between the Brand and Trade Union representatives and the domestic industry association, and ask the Bangladesh Government to allow for the continued operation of the Accord in Bangladesh until the work can be...
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2018-01-08 $25 Loblaw Card
Loblaw discovered that Canadians were overcharged for the cost of some packaged bread products in our stores and other grocery stores across Canada. In response, we’re offering eligible customers a $25 Loblaw Card, which can be used to purchase items sold in our grocery stores across Canada. Registration and terms are available at www.LoblawCard.ca from January 8, 2018 to May 8, 2018....
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Press Releases

2019-06-14 Eat Together Day aims to connect Canadians through sharing a meal
Despite being digitally more connected than ever, Canada remains a nation of isolation and loneliness.  Part of the problem is that the majority of Canadians still eat most of their meals alone.  In an effort to help combat this , the President's Choice® (PC) team is on a mission to bring Canadians back to the table to eat together. "Eating alone has been proven to be a key contributor to unhappiness and loneliness*," says Uwe Stueckmann, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Loblaw Companies Limited. "We know that we're better when we Eat Together.  There are so many social, physical and mental benefits associated with the simple act of sharing a meal.  So let's spend more time with the people we love, at the table." The PC® Eat Together movement, which kicked off earlier this year, has inspired hundreds of thousands of Canadians to pledge to share mealtimes with family and friends.  Loblaw Companies Limited donated $1.00 for the first 250,000 pledges to President's Choice Children's...
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2019-06-12 Loblaw Introduces National Program to Save Customers Money While Reducing Store-Generated Food Waste
Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L, "Loblaw") is furthering its commitment to reduce store-generated food waste by partnering with Flashfood to make their app available to Canadians across the country. With the Flashfood app, customers can purchase food items nearing expiration at a reduced price of up to 50 per cent off at select Loblaw grocery stores. Currently available at 139 Maxi® and Provigo® stores in Quebec, Loblaw is rolling out the program to more stores and more provinces. Starting today, the program is available at all Real Canadian Superstore locations in Ontario. By the end of the summer, Loblaw will introduce the app to customers at more than 250 stores, including Real Canadian Superstore® locations in Western Canada, Loblaws® and Zehrs® stores in Ontario, and all Atlantic Superstore® locations. Please check individual store Facebook pages for specific program launch dates. "As a food retailer, we are in the business of providing food - not wasting it," says Gord Chem,...
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