Why it Pays off to Be Transparent in Business

Transparency is one of those words that is constantly thrown around in the business world. Many companies make claims of an increased commitment to transparency, but approach these promises under the simplest definition: openness and honesty in business practice.

Loblaw Chains To Close 52 Stores

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Loblaw Companies Ltd. plans to close 52 unprofitable stores in Canada over the next year, it says in its second-quarter earnings release.The company made the announcement Thursday, sa...
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Celebrate Canada's Oceans at Your Local Fish Counter

Improving the way we fish and grow seafood is critical to the survival of some of our planet's most threatened marine and freshwater species and environments. But a national sustainable seafood day is also a critical reminder that even through our everyday choices in what food we buy, we can have a profound impact on the future of life on our planet. And nowhere is that more true than at our fish counters.

CP's 2013 Business Newsmaker Is..

TORONTO - He's been a familiar face to Canadians for years — approachable, friendly, and asking them to come shop at his family's grocery stores.Behind the scenes, he also helped lead Loblaw's restruc...

The Stakes At Superstore Were Probably Higher Than You Realized

Stretched, stressed out, and buckling under a scheduling system that was forcing them into the ranks of the working poor, Superstore and Liquorstore employees made the difficult choice to go on strike. Not for outrageous wage increases, but simply for the guarantee of sufficient weekly hours of work to make a decent living.

Look How Much Money Loblaws Is Raking In

Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it anticipates strong growth for the rest of the year, even as it braces for increased competition from U.S. discount retailers Walmart and Target."We have a lot of competit...
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Eyes On Loblaw

International labour rights groups say they will be closely watching Canada's Loblaw Companies. Ltd., along with other retailers, to see if they live up to promises made after the deadly Rana Plaza fa...

Loblaw Cuts 700 Jobs

TORONTO - Loblaw Co. Ltd. (TSX:L) is cutting hundreds of mostly head office jobs as Canada's largest supermarket chain continues a makeover aimed at making it more competitive in the increasingly crow...