Loblaw Companies Limited Announces Timing of First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release


BRAMPTON, ON, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2020 results on April 29, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. (ET). The release will be followed by a conference call at 10:00 a.m. (ET), as well as an audio webcast.

To access Loblaw's first quarter conference call, please dial (647) 427-7450 or (888) 231-8191. The playback will be made available approximately two hours after the event at (416) 849-0833 or (855) 859-2056, access code: 9252547. To access via audio webcast, please go to the "Investor" section of loblaw.ca. Pre-registration will be available.

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday April 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). Due to the uncertain public health impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and in consideration of the health and safety of our shareholders, colleagues and the broader community, this year's Annual Meeting will be held in a virtual meeting format only, by way of a live webcast. Please refer to Loblaw's Management Proxy Circular dated March 13, 2020, available on www.loblaw.ca or under Loblaw's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, for additional details on how to attend the virtual meeting.

About Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw is Canada's food and pharmacy leader, and the nation's largest retailer. Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, financial services and wireless mobile products and services. With more than 2,400 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees and Associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada's largest private sector employers.

Loblaw's purpose – Live Life Well® – puts first the needs and well-being of Canadians who make one billion transactions annually in the company's stores. Loblaw is positioned to meet and exceed those needs in many ways: convenient locations; more than 1,050 grocery stores that span the value spectrum from discount to specialty; full-service pharmacies at nearly 1,400 Shoppers Drug Mart® and Pharmaprix® locations and close to 500 Loblaw locations; PC Financial® services; affordable Joe Fresh® fashion and family apparel; and three of Canada's top-consumer brands in Life Brand, no name® and President's Choice.

For more information, visit Loblaw's website at www.loblaw.ca and Loblaw's issuer profile at www.sedar.com.

SOURCE Loblaw Companies Limited