Empire, Second Harvest form tasty partnership

Empire and Second Harvest have formed a national partnership to implement the Second Harvest Food Rescue App. The goal is diverting 14.1 million kilograms of food and approximately 41 million kilograms of GHG emissions annually. Second Harvest’s food rescue app will enable Empire’s major banner stores – Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods and...

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Sobeys donates $1M to Special Olympics Canada

Funds to support a shared vision of accessible sport, health and nutrition Special Olympics Canada has announced a $1 million donation made by corporate partner Sobeys Inc. and its family of retail banners across Canada (Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo and Thrifty Foods). These funds will directly support 49,600 Special Olympics athletes and the 22,000...

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Sobeys Inc., Sobey Family give $425,000 to Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund, launch fundraising campaign

STELLARTON – Sobeys Inc. and the Sobey Family will make a $425,000 donation to the Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund in the wake of the tragedy in neighbouring Colchester County on April18 and 19. The Government of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Red Cross have established the fund to support the individuals, families and communities...

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Help Sobeys raise money for Special Olympics

Today through September 23, Sobeys, Safeway, Foodland, IGA, Urban Fresh and Thrifty Foods customers will be asked to say “YES” to donating $2 at the checkout in support of Special Olympics.  Sobeys aims to raise $700,000 for Special Olympics Canada with 100 per cent of customer and corporate donations benefiting individuals of all ages with...

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Sobeys Star of Christmas food bank drive raises $650,000 across Atlantic Canada

STELLARTON – The eighth annual Sobeys Star of Christmas Food Bank Drive has proven once again that Sobeys and its customers are generous when it comes to feeding those in need in Atlantic Canada. Through the kindness of employees, customers, suppliers and the Sobeys Inc. Better Food Fund, a total of $653,127 was raised during...

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Empire announces “aggressive” cost-cutting plan

STELLARTON – A $500 million cost-cutting plan has been initiated by Empire Co. Ltd. in an effort to turn around its Sobeys grocery business. The grocery retailer has been struggling to recover from the acquisition of Safeway Canada four years ago. The company says it’s aiming to hit its target by the end of its...

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