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The North West Company Inc. is engaged in the retail of food and everyday consumer goods and services to rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. The company’s Canadian operations include the operation of 122 Northern stores that offer food, financial services, and general merchandise; 13 Quickstop convenience stores offering extended hours, ready-to-eat foods, fuel, and related services; 7 Northmart stores, which offer fresh foods, fashion, and health products and services; and 1 Northmart Drug Store that offers stand-alone pharmacy and convenience products. Its Canadian operations also comprise 31 giant tiger junior discount stores offering food, family fashion, and household products; 2 fur marketing stores, which sells aboriginal crafts and heritage products; 1 Valu Lots discount center and direct-to-customer food distribution outlet for remote communities; and 1 Solo Market offering full service grocery and pharmacy products. The company’s international operations consists of 30 AC Value Centers that offer food and general merchandise to remote and rural regions; 4 Quickstop convenience stores offering ready-to-eat foods and related services; 13 Cost-U-Less mid-size warehouse format stores offering discount food and general merchandise; and 1 Island Fresh IGA convenient neighborhood food store emphasizing fresh and prepared food. In addition, The North West Company Inc. distributes produce and fresh meat; and offers financial services, such as revolving credit, prepaid card products, ATMs, cheque cashing, debit card cash withdrawal, cash transfer, bill payment, personal income tax preparation, money order, and gift card services. The company was founded in 1668 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.

6,692 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/9/14
Founded in 1668

north west co inc/the (NWC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$729.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$291.6K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$363.7K
Vice-Chairman of NWCI
Total Annual Compensation: $290.2K
Vice President of Legal and Corporate Secreta...
Total Annual Compensation: C$255.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

north west co inc/the (NWC) Key Developments

the North West Company Invests $150 Million in Northern Canada

The North West Company announced plans to invest $150 million over the next three years to expand stores and to launch new products and services in the region. The planned work will include replacing refrigeration and lighting with more energy efficient solutions, and new warehousing to allow more storage over the winter and less reliance on expensive air freight costs. Shoppers will see expanded fresh and prepared foods departments, more children's and outdoor living selection, and a range of new financial and health services.

North West Company Inc. Presents at CIBC 18th Annual Institutional Investor Conference, Jan-23-2015 11:10 AM

North West Company Inc. Presents at CIBC 18th Annual Institutional Investor Conference, Jan-23-2015 11:10 AM. Venue: The Fairmont Chateau, 4599 Chateau Boulevard, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Speakers: Edward S. Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-Independent Director.

North West Company Inc. Reports Earnings Results for the Nine Months Ended October 31, 2014

North West Company Inc. reported earnings results for the nine months ended October 31, 2014. For the period, the company's net earnings were CAD 47.93 million, or CAD 0.98 per diluted share, compared to CAD 48.41 million, or CAD 1 per diluted share, for the same period ended October 31, 2013. Sales for the nine months ended October 31, 2014 were CAD 1.19 billion, compared to CAD 1.14 billion for the same period ended October 31, 2013.


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