Company Overview of Walmart Canada Corp.
Walmart Canada Corp. owns and operates a chain of discount stores and supercenters, as well as an environmental demonstration store in Canada. It provides apparel, home decors, electronics, and grocery items, as well as specialty services, such as pharmacies, garden centres, and vision centres; and sells products online. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada. Walmart Canada Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
1940 Argentia Road
Mississauga, ON L5N 1P9
Founded in 1994
Key Executives for Walmart Canada Corp.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Operations Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Walmart International and President of Walmart International
Senior Vice President of food & consumables
Executive Vice President of Supply Chain & Logistics
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.
Walmart Canada Corp. Key Developments
MacDonald & Associates Secures Victory in Galea Versus Wal-Mart Canada Lawsuit
Jan 24 18
After eight years of fighting on behalf of client Gail Galea against Wal-Mart Canada, Natalie C. MacDonald and Cody Yorke, of MacDonald & Associates, have secured damage awards. In a decision released on December 7, 2017, Justice Michael G. Emery issued a leading decision on punitive damages and moral damages in employment law. He awarded $750,000 for moral and punitive damages to Ms. Galea, a former Wal-Mart Canada executive. According to Justice Emery, as written in his decision, Ms. Galea was left to "twist in the wind." "Wal-Mart's conduct both before termination and since termination towards Ms. Galea has been, in a word, deplorable," he wrote.
Walmart and Penguin Pick-Up Launch Co-Branded Locations to Make Urban Grocery Shopping Easier
Jan 12 18
Walmart and Penguin Pick-Up announced the opening of two new Penguin Pick-Up/Walmart locations at Yonge and Eglinton and Queens Quay. With these new locations, Toronto residents now have greater access to Walmart's fresh groceries available at low prices every day – all backed by a 100% satisfaction money-back guarantee. Customers can shop for fresh groceries, including fruits and vegetables, 100% Canadian AAA Angus beef, pork and chicken and seafood, dairy, baked goods, deli, frozen foods as well as health and beauty products, household supplies, pet food, baby food, diapers, and lots more. Penguin Pick-Up has 76 locations across Canada, including 37 in the GTA, offering free and convenient pick-up locations for any and all online purchases. Customers can ship anything to Penguin Pick-Up from any online retailer in the world. Penguin Pick-Up offers a customer-focused drive through or walk-in experience that allows online shoppers to pick up their packages in 90 seconds or less. With extended operating hours, customers can collect their online purchases at a time that is convenient for them. Penguin Pick-Up is a "one-stop pick-up" for all e-commerce purchases, including groceries and dry-cleaning services. Penguin Pick-Up locations can store fresh and frozen food as well as hard goods such as electronics and apparel.
Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP Announces Class Action Alleging National Grocery Chains and Bakeries Fixed Price of Packaged Bread
Nov 8 17
Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP announced that a class action has commenced against national grocery chains and bakeries and their parent corporations. The Plaintiff alleges that Loblaw Companies, Sobeys, Metro, Wal-Mart Canada, Giant Tiger, Canada Bread, Weston Foods Canada and their parent corporations conspired to fix the price of packaged bread in Canada since 2001. The Class Action has been filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on behalf of all Canadians, excluding residents of Quebec, who purchased packaged bread since 2001. On November 1, 2017 the Competition Bureau executed raids at the head offices of some of the defendants in a criminal investigation tied to the alleged price fixing of packaged bread. The lawsuit seeks $1 billion in damages and an additional $100 million in punitive damages.
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