Sobeys opens North America’s first grocery Flexstore

A Sobeys in Orangeville, Ont. is the first grocery store in North America to implement a Flexstore concept. Flexstore is a system by European design and shopfitting firm Interstore | Schweitzer that leans on mobile fixtures that can easily be rearranged, allowing grocers to expand, reduce, or otherwise adjust various departments as needed. The units, which […]

Sobeys parent company to take over Longo’s

A significant Canadian grocery shake-up is on the cards. Nova Scotia-based chain Sobeys’ parent company, Empire, has agreed to buy the 51 per cent majority stake in independent Ontario grocery chain Longo’s in a deal worth $357 million. The deal, which would also see Empire acquire Longo’s online service Grocery Gateway, will add the business’ […]

Food Recall Warning — Certain Sobeys brand packaged vegetable products recalled due to Listeria

Food Recall Warning Sobeys Inc. is recalling certain Sobeys brand packaged vegetable products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The following products have been sold in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Recalled products Brand Product Size UPC Codes Sobeys Bacon Broccoli Cheddar Salad Variable Starts […]