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North America retail outlook 2022

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We look at Sobeys’ fourth quarter performance and consider what’s next for the business as it moves into the final year of Project Horizon, its three-year, growth-focused plan.

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Sobeys’ parent company, Empire Company Limited, has become a co-owner of Scene+, with a plan to transform it into one of Canada’s leading loyalty programmes. Boosting membership Empire joins Scotiabank and Cineplex as co-owners of the programme. This enables it to roll it out to its stores, replacing its existing partnership with Air Miles as its core rewards programme. Sobeys plans to star...
Canada’s second largest grocery retailer, Sobeys, has launched a new ‘Value Size’ campaign in-store, which has seen it extend its range of larger pack formats. Dedicated in-aisle feature bays With inflation hitting a 31-year highpoint in Canada last month, retailers are using a range of tactics to respond to the cost of living crisis. At Sobeys, this includes a new ‘Value Size’ initiative w...
Sobeys saw same-store sales fall 1.7% in the third quarter as it faced tough comparables from last year. But it continues to grow its margins and improve profitability. What’s behind this performance? Q3 key numbers Total sales up 5.1% to $7.4 bn, reflecting the acquisition of Longo’s Same-store sales (ex-fuel) down 1.7%, but up 8.3% over a two year period Ecommerce sales up 17% Net...
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