Empire Company Reports Improved Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results

Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended August 5, 2017. For the quarter, the Company recorded adjusted net earnings, net of non-controlling interest, of $87.5 million ($0.32 per diluted share) compared to $73.6 million ($0.27 per diluted share) in the first quarter last year, an 18.9% increase.