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February 11, 2016 3:10 PM ET

Food and Staples Retailing

Company Overview of Sobeys Inc.

Company Overview

Sobeys Inc. engages in the food retailing business. It operates through five operating segments: Sobeys West, Sobeys Ontario, Sobeys Quebec, Sobeys Atlantic, and Lawtons. The company operates full service, fresh service, community service, discount service, convenience service, and other format stores that provide food, health care, beauty, cosmetics, convenience, and giftware products. As of August 1, 2015, it owned or franchised approximately 1,500 stores in 10 provinces under the Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Price Chopper, Thrifty Foods, and Lawtons Drugs, as well as approximately 350 retail fuel locations. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Ca...

115 King Street

Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0


Founded in 1907



Key Executives for Sobeys Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Empire Company Limited
Age: 53
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Age: 53
Chief Human Resources Officer and President of Quebec Business Unit
President of Operations - Western Canada
President of Operations - Ontario Region
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Sobeys Inc. Key Developments

Sobeys Inc. Announces Departure of Quebec Business Unit President Claude Tessier

Sobeys Inc. announced that Claude Tessier, President of the company's Quebec business unit has left the organization to pursue another opportunity. Simon Gagn, Chief Human Resources Officer, Sobeys Inc., will, in addition to his current responsibilities, oversee the Quebec business unit on an interim basis as the company undertakes a thorough search for Mr. Tessier's replacement.

Sobeys Inc. Launches Chalo! FreshCo in Brampton, Ontario

Sobeys Inc. announced the opening of Chalo! FreshCo in Brampton, Ontario, the Company's first South Asian focused discount grocery store.

Sobeys Plans to Open Automated Distribution Centers in Ontario and Alberta

Sobeys announced that it will open automated distribution centers in Ontario and Alberta.

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