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With Loblaw seeing continued strength in Q1, we look at how it’s preparing for a tougher second quarter as it laps the surge in demand from last year.

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Loblaw is making a series of leadership changes as its parent company, George Weston Limited, launches a process to sell Weston Foods, to focus its efforts on its retail and real estate businesses. Galen G Weston returns as president The key change at Loblaw sees the retirement of president, Sarah Davis. She will be succeeded by executive chairman, Galen G Weston, who will become chairman a...
We look at Loblaw’s fourth quarter and full year performance, including the growth of ecommerce and what it’s doing to improve channel profitability. Q4 and full year key numbers Fourth quarter total revenue increased by 7.1% to $12.4bn, with retail segment sales up 7.5% to $12.2bn Food retail same-store sales growth of 8.6%, with its Market division delivering growth of 10.6%, and Di...
Loblaw has launched its partnership with Loop, the circular ecommerce platform developed by TerraCycle, to offer a range products in refillable packaging. Offering branded and private label products Having announced the partnership in 2019, Loblaw has initially launched in the Ontario market. Customers can shop for a range of food and household products in refillable packaging, including ic...

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