Canadian Grocer

George Weston Q3 profit down as it sells Weston Foods
The company recently sold both its frozen bakery and ambient bakery businesses Lire la suite >>
Strong U.S. sales, profit from Walmart on cusp of holiday season
Meanwhile, big-box retailer’s International division reported a $5.9 billion decrease in net sales in the third quarter Lire la suite >>
Sobeys opens flexible store format
Orangeville, Ont. location implements the ‘Flexstore’ concept by Interstore | Schweitzer Lire la suite >>
Produce organizations call for government action on supply chain crisis
With the busier import season set to begin, the organizations warn of (more) increases in food costs for consumers Lire la suite >>
Minimum wage hike likely means higher grocery prices: CFIG
“There’s no grocer out there that can continue to eat operating costs in perpetuity,” says CFIG’s Gary Sands Lire la suite >>
Canadian Dairy Commission recommends 8.4% increase in farm gate milk prices
Crown corporation says higher fees will help offset pandemic-related costs Lire la suite >>
Ontario to boost minimum wage to $15 an hour
Premier Doug Ford’s announcement was met with mixed reactions from labour leaders and business groups Lire la suite >>
Bill Ivany to lead Acosta Canada as president
Executive comes out of retirement to lead Canadian operations Lire la suite >>
Walmart Canada makes big commitment to sustainable beef
The retail giant says it’s going to purchase 1.5 million pounds of CRSB Certified sustainable beef over the next calendar year Lire la suite >>
Ocado invests in autonomous grocery delivery
The British online grocer will outfit delivery trucks with tech developed by Wayve Lire la suite >>
IGA brings back home economics
Residing on TV and online, the new program is designed to help customers make the most of mealtime Lire la suite >>
Todd Kelly named CEO of Love Good Fats
CPG veteran has been tapped to lead the brand’s growth across categories and regions Lire la suite >>