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Empire Company Limited is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Empire’s key businesses are food retailing and related real estate.

Empire’s Food retailing segment is carried out through Sobeys, a wholly-owned subsidiary. Proudly Canadian, with headquarters in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Sobeys has been serving the food shopping needs of Canadians since 1907.

1963

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Empire Company Limited was incorporated on February 12, 1963.

1971

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Empire Company issues its first annual report, January 31, 1971.

1976

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Purchased Lawtons Drug Stores Limited, which operates 18 retail drug stores in Nova Scotia.

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As Empire has grown and evolved over the decades, its businesses and subsidiaries continue to thrive. To learn more, click a link below for information; from the Sobeys Inc. timeline to the details of Empire businesses.

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The History of Sobeys Inc.

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Real Estate Businesses

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