Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s largest food distributor and a leading provider of general merchandise products,
drugstore and financial products and services. Through its various operating banners, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians
with a one-stop destination in meeting their food and household needs. This goal is pursued through a portfolio of store formats
across the country. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It also offers Canada’s strongest
control label program, including the unique President’s Choice, no name and Joe Fresh Style brands.
Food is at the heart of its offering. Loblaw stores provide a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the
everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. In addition, President’s Choice Financial services offer core banking, a popular
MasterCard® service, PC Financial auto, home, travel and pet insurance, PC Mobile phone services and the PC points
Loblaw is committed to a strategy developed under three core themes: Simplify, Innovate and Grow. It strives to be consumer focused,
cost effective and agile, with the goal of achieving long-term growth for its many stakeholders. Loblaw believes that a strong
balance sheet is critical to achieving its potential. It is highly selective in its consideration of acquisitions and other business
opportunities. In addition, Loblaw maintains an active product development program to support its control label program. It works to
ensure that its technology and systems logistics enhance the efficiency of its operations.
Over 136,000 full-time and part-time employees execute its business strategy in more than 1,000 corporate and franchised
stores from coast to coast. This makes Loblaw one of Canada’s largest private sector employers. It strives to contribute
to the communities it serves and to be proactive in corporate citizenship.