Articles Tagged ‘Loblaw’


Loblaw and Metro earnings stay strong amid inflation

Both companies cited strong performance in discount channels and private label.


Galen Weston puts his money where his mouth is in a pitch for PC Coffee

A real off-camera discussion inspired an ad in the CEO’s latest turn as a pitchman.


Loblaw revenue continues to boom

Though not as high as analyst forecasts, drug store and discount grocery continues to push earnings up.


Loblaw and DoorDash join on fast grocery delivery

The deal will give PC Express customers in select markets a faster option, while also bringing seven banners to DoorDash’s app.


PC Insiders Report turns up the variety for summer

Loblaw is also giving the magazine a bigger in-store presence and integrating plant-based products into its wider assortment.


Profit gains amid inflation: unsavoury price gouging or brilliant brand management?

While investors are happy with Loblaw, Empire and Metro’s recent earnings, customers and suppliers are paying the price. Literally.

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Loblaw to acquire Lifemark therapy and rehab clinics

The deal is meant to complement Shoppers’ health services and give it a bigger place in the $11 billion physiotherapy market.


Will consumers side with Frito-Lay or Loblaw?

The move to halt chip shipments to the retailer could have long-term impacts on brand perception and the Canadian food system.


Smoothie brand Blender Bites leans into online

In response to changing habits and the high prices of in-store activation, the brand is building awareness online to drive trial.

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Loblaw takes a multidimensional approach to relaunching the Insiders’ Report

The grocer is running its “biggest program ever” for the magazine’s return to print, including a nostalgic campaign and in-store holograms.

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Loblaw runs a big contest to drive PC Optimum downloads

The company hopes driving home new ways to earn points will win over holdouts that have yet to adopt the app.


Grocers’ buy local programs help Quinta disrupt quinoa

The Guelph brand believes there’s room for a made-in-Canada option in a category dominated by imports.


Why Loblaw is avoiding the hard sell in its new content series

New videos on the PC Insiders Project are focused on engaging consumers and loyalty members around subjects they care about, like sustainability.


Loblaw gives lesser-known local brands a spotlight

The “Ontario Made” in-store program has expanded to multiple locations based on learnings from a fall pilot.


ACE Bakery wants to be a kitchen staple

Digital creative and a first-of-its-kind program with PC Express aims to give the brand a place outside of special occasions.