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Although same-store sales were down 1.3% as it cycled against tough comparables from last year, Sobeys continued to make progress against its Project Horizon growth plan and strategic format initiatives.

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We take a look at Sobeys’ new modular supermarket format, which has flexibility built into its DNA. Format weaknesses exposed by pandemic The store in Orangeville, Ontario has been developed in partnership with Interstore | Schweitzer, based on its Flexstore concept. The remodelled store saw every department relocated to a new location. However, due to the flexibility offered by the concept...
We review Sobeys’ first quarter performance as it lapped the surge in demand from last year, and the outlook for the coming months as it pushes ahead with its growth programme, Project Horizon. First quarter key numbers Total sales up 3.7% to $7.6bn, supported by the acquisition of Longo’s Same-store sales (ex-fuel) decreased by 2.2%; on a two-year stacked basis, same-store sales were up...
Sobeys’ Quebec-based IGA business has invested a majority stake in Ricardo Media to accelerate the brand’s development. Building on existing partnership Founded in 2002, Ricardo Media is a food media company, operating a leading magazine with one million readers, a daily television programme and an online presence that generates 5.4m visits per month. In 2011, the company launched a range o...
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