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Last C$27.21 CAD
Change Today +0.05 / 0.18%
Volume 224.2K
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As of 4:00 PM 07/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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The North West Company Inc. engages in the retail of food and everyday consumer goods and services to rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific, and the Caribbean. The company’s Canadian operations include the operation of 122 Northern stores that offer food, financial services, and general merchandise; 31 giant tiger junior discount stores for family fashion, household products, and food; 1 Solo Market store for rural market; and 7 Northmart stores, which provide fresh foods, fashion, and health products and services. Its Canadian operations also comprise 13 Quickstop convenience stores offering ready-to-eat foods, petroleum products, and related services; 1 Valu Lots clearance center; 1 Price Chopper store that provides grocery items; and 2 fur marketing stores, which sells aboriginal crafts and authentic Canadian heritage products. The company’s international operations consist of 30 AC Value Centers that offer food and general merchandise to remote and rural regions; 1 Island Fresh IGA store with deli, bakery, fresh meat, fresh produce, a coffee and espresso bar, an adult beverage department, and the U.S. and international food brands; 13 Cost-U-Less mid-size warehouse format stores offering discount food and general merchandise; and 3 Quickstop convenience stores providing ready-to-eat foods, petroleum products, and related services. In addition, it 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.

6,647 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/9/15
Founded in 1668

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

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$745.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$325.4K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$407.6K
Vice Chairman of NWCI
Total Annual Compensation: $290.2K
Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice-...
Total Annual Compensation: C$278.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

north west co inc/the (NWC) Key Developments

The North West Company Inc. Appoints Victor Tootoo to the Board of Directors

The North West Company Inc. announced the appointment of Victor Tootoo to the Board of Directors. Mr. Tootoo is the President of Aarluk Consulting. He is also the President of Northern Allied Nunavut Travel; the President of Kivallingmiut Aviation; and President of Nahanni Nunavut Construction. Prior to launching his commercial career, Mr. Tootoo held numerous positions with various governments in the North, including Assistant Deputy Minister for the Nunavut Government in various finance roles, focusing on health and social services, and Deputy Minister for the Nunavut Government, responsible for Human Resources and Intergovernmental Affairs.

North West Company Opens New Convenience Store in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

The North West Company has announced the opening of a 2,000 sq.ft. Quickstop, a new convenience store, located at 116-24 Inukshuk Avenue in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. The new convenience store will include a Tim Horton's beverage and baked goods counter, as well as a hot and convenient foods section to better serve customers on the run. The full-service meal program includes hot food such as chicken, heat-to-order breakfast options, pizza, roller grill items, and slush drinks. In addition, the store will offer F'Real milkshakes and a selection of premade sandwiches and snacks.

North West Company Declares Dividend Payable on July 15, 2015

North West Company Inc. announced that the Board of Directors have declared a dividend of $0.29 per share to shareholders of record on June 30, 2015, to be paid on July 15, 2015.


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