Revenue of Sobeys in Canada 2013-2020

This statistic shows the revenue of Sobeys in Canada from 2013 to 2019. For the 52 weeks ended May 4, 2019, supermarket chain Sobeys generated approximately 26.59 billion Canadian dollars in revenue.

Sobeys Inc. - additional information

Sobeys Inc. is among Canada’s leading food retailers. Founded by John W. Sobey in 1924, as a meat delivery business, Sobeys soon grew to include local vegetables and groceries. By the 1980s, Sobeys was a wholly owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, a company also controlled by the Sobey family.

Generating 24.21 billion Canadian dollars in revenue in 2018, Sobeys now have 257 self-titled retail stores and more than 1,500 stores under various retail banners, including supermarket chains Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland and FreshCo. Sobeys private label consumer brands include S!gnal, which specialized in basic budget items, and Compliments, which includes a range of gluten-free, organic and eco-friendly products.

A popular retailer among Canadian consumers, a 2014 survey named Sobeys as one of the grocery retailers with the freshest products. Similarly, consumers in Ontario ranked Sobeys third among the leading supermarkets for customer satisfaction. Food retailers Loblaws and Metro are among Sobeys leading competitors in Canada. The top three players accounted for 63.4 percent of the grocery store market share in 2015.

Revenue of Sobeys in Canada from 2013 to 2020

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2013 to 2020

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fiscal year ended May 2, 2020

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Figures have been rounded.

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