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From full service to discount and convenience, Sobeys Inc. and its banners offer a variety of food-shopping experiences across Canada.

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Food Retailing

The purpose of Empire and Sobeys Inc. is to serve the grocery shopping needs of millions of Canadians across the country.

Operating in all 10 provinces, we provide exceptional customer service to over 900 communities in Canada.

And it’s all done across over 1,500 retail stores and more than 350 retail fuel locations.

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The Sobeys Inc. Profile

  1. Sobeys Inc. is improving the product, service, and merchandising offerings inside each format.

  2. Sobeys Inc. is expanding our customer reach and modernizing our customer experience, from the in-store experience to the digital experience with Voilà online grocery shopping.

  3. Sobeys Inc. is considering the convenience of customers by providing home delivery and curbside pick-up services.

Geographic Reach

Sobeys goes to market with differentiated banners and five retail formats to serve the needs of our customers across the country. Full-Service stores meet total shopping requirements with a broad product assortment and a complete range of specialty departments with the support of superior customer service.

Our Fresh stores meet ‘fresh fill-in and today’s meal’ needs with service and customized offerings. Community stores meet the ‘routine and fill-in’ food shopping occasions of customers in rural and one-store communities. Discount stores deliver low prices every day in markets where price is the driving factor for store selection and Convenience stores serve our customers who are ‘on-the-go.’

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Operating Stores and Businesses

There is a total of 1,598 food retail stores within Sobeys Inc. network and more than 350 retail fuel stations.

Choose a banner below to learn more about Sobeys Inc. banner stores.
Or, choose a region in the interactive map to learn more about our stores across the country.

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Fast Fuel
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Fast Fuel

Price Chopper

Urban discount food stores offering national brands and our own Compliments private label products at everyday low prices. You’ll also find an in-store deli and bakery.

Total Stores

2

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Needs Convenience

Neighbourhood convenience stores in Atlantic Canada offering late-night or 24-hour service and convenience.

Total Stores

89

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Safeway

Full service food stores committed to providing exceptional customer service with the diverse needs of Western Canadians in mind. Stores provide an array of grocery items and specialty departments including the pharmacy, bakery, deli, meat, floral as well as coffee kiosks and fuel centres.

Total Stores

171

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

IGA extra

Full service food stores with extra focus on fresh food and an emphasis on customer service serving the Québec market.

Total Stores

133

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Sobeys

Modern food stores offering full-service meat and seafood departments, farm-fresh produce, in-store bakeries, prepared foods and florists.

Total Stores

255

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Les Marchés Tradition

Community format stores owned by an affiliated network of independent grocers located in smaller communities in Québec and offering customers an assortment of fresh items with personalized service in a smaller format store.

Total Stores

75

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Marché Bonichoix

Small food markets located in rural areas of Québec that have built their reputation by offering quality products in right sized stores.

Total Stores

60

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Foodland

Neighbourhood stores that focus on community and customers while offering a wide variety of conventional products with friendly customer service.

Total Stores

217

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Rachelle-Béry

Find this one-stop health food store under both the épiceries santé and boutiques santé banners. You’ll find everything from produce and prepared meals to household products.

Total Stores

15

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Lawtons

Find a full line of health care, beauty, cosmetics, convenience and giftware products in communities across Atlantic Canada.

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

IGA

A unique shopping experience with high-quality products, customized offerings and an intimate knowledge of customers’ needs serving mid sized and large urban and suburban communities in Québec.

Total Stores

194

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

Thrifty Foods

Serving Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, you’ll find a wide range of fresh offerings in a full service food store. Groceries can be purchased online for home delivery.

Total Stores

26

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

FreshCo

An innovative concept in discount food retailing which meets the needs of today’s discount shopper by bringing together fresher food, at cheaper prices, in an unconventional store experience.

Total Stores

101

* As well as more than 350 retail fuel locations

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  • Western Canada
  • Ontario
  • Atlantic Canada

Modern food stores offering full-service meat and seafood departments, farm-fresh produce, in-store bakeries, prepared foods and florists.

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Province

  • Québec

Full service food stores with extra focus on fresh food and an emphasis on customer service serving the Québec market.

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Province

  • Western Canada
  • Ontario

Full service food stores committed to providing exceptional customer service with the diverse needs of Western Canadians in mind. Stores provide an array of grocery items and specialty departments including the pharmacy, bakery, deli, meat, floral as well as coffee kiosks and fuel centres.

Read More

Sobeys Inc., as a food retailer, branches into various operations within its business. Empire also operates within the real estate sector. To learn more, click the links below.

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Product Brands

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Social Responsibility

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Sustainable Business Report