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We detail the latest initiatives from Canada’s leading food retailers in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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We review Loblaw’s fourth quarter performance, including the ongoing growth of its ecommerce business.  Top line results Fourth quarter revenue increased 3.3% to $11.6bn Retail segment sales were up 3.1% to $11.3bn Food retail same-store sales growth of 1.9% Drug retail same-store sales growth of 3.9% (pharmacy up 6.1%, front store up 2.2%) Operating income up 21.6% to $541m ...
Loblaw is extending the range of products that it offers online through the development of an online marketplace. Extended range and supplier partnerships Through this new marketplace, Loblaw will offer an extended range of brands and products across baby, toy, home, kitchen and pet categories. Although the retailer offers a broad general-merchandise offer through its hypermarkets, this wil...
The latest results from Walmart and Loblaw indicate a challenging time for non-food categories in Canada. We look at what this could mean for the future of the hypermarket in the country. Popular with Canadian shoppers Walmart and Loblaw account for almost all hypermarkets trading in Canada, over 500 stores in total. Offering a blend of food and non-food items, it has been a popular forma...

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16/03/2020
We look at the path to purchase and how retailers can promote their private label ranges and products at different stages.
01/03/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Loblaw.
27/02/2020
We look at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. Throughout the year, we will look in more depth at key areas, including sustainability, purchasing groups and the role of exclusive brands.
03/02/2020
Canada-based Loblaw has joined the social media platform TikTok, to promote its ‘no name’ private label brand.
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We review the outlook for Loblaw as it brings to life its 'Live Life Well' purpose.

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An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Loblaw.

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