Galen Weston Steps Down as Loblaw President, and Why it’s a Good Thing [Expert Interviews]

Experts say now is better than never, and how the optics and outrage from Canadians over Weston may have contributed to the decision.

Public Outrage and Grocery CEO Compensation: What Loblaw Should Have Done [Op-Ed]

Even if the numbers made sense to support a raise for Galen Weston, the Loblaws Board should have read the room says Sylvain Charlebois.

Loblaws’ ‘Middle Mile’ Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Grocery in Canada: Sylvain Charlebois

Sylvain Charlebois says the future of the grocery industry in Canada is becoming even more competitive amid ecommerce innovations.

Grocery Supplier Fees Harm Food Manufacturers and Independent Grocers: Expert

Sylvain Charlebois says that a code of practice is required to save the industry, and if nothing is done the consumer will also suffer.

ICSC RECon Canada Conference 2020: October 26 and 27

The online event will showcase leading retailers telling their stories with Wayne Gretzky as a keynote, as well as a virtual deal making component.

Loblaws Expands Urban Flagship Concept with Innovative Toronto West Block Storefront

The beautiful Bathurst and Lakeshore location is part of an expansion for the urban grocery concept.

One Week Way: Leaders in Retail Breakfast Events Featuring Canadian Tire and Loblaw

Next week, the final two events in RCC’s 2019 series will feature two powerhouse retail companies whose influence is far reaching across Canada: Canadian Tire Corporation on December 10th, and Loblaw Companies Limited on December 12th.

Mobil Nears Completion of Rebranding 200 Loblaw Gas Stations

The retail rebrand, which will be completed by the end of this year, coincides with the significant acquisition.

How Loblaw Can Improve Customer Experience of its New PC Optimum Program

Customer experience expert Larry Leung explains how the new merged program has fallen short in some areas, and how it can be improved.

Loblaw on the Defensive as the Amazon Bogeyman Lurks

Homegrown retailers are taking steps to combat significant disruption in the Canadian grocery industry.

Testing Loblaws’ Click-And-Collect Service

By Vicky Applebaum, It sounds like a good idea, but falls short in a few key areas.

Canadian grocery wars: major players battle for our dollar

By Adam Ramsay The Canadian grocery industry went through a major transformation in 2013, the likes of which we’ve not seen in this country before. New national players debuted on the scene, led by Target’s first international expansion. There were massive...


Loblaw will buy Shoppers Drug Mart for $12.4 billion in cash and stock. Loblaw is Canada's largest grocery retailer, while Shoppers is Canada's largest pharmacy chain.Shoppers Drug Mart will keep its brand name and operate as a separate division of Loblaw. Store...


This fall, Loblaw will open its latest grocery store concept called 'Nutshell' with the slogan 'live life well'. It will be a smaller-format, health-conscious food and lifestyle retailer. It will occupy about 9,000 square feet at 500 King Street West in...
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