Sobeys Inc. is a Canadian company with more than 100 years' experience in the food retail business. They operate a number of recognizable brands including Safeway, IGA, Thrifty Foods, and more. They operate over 1,500 stores across Canada with over 120,000 employees.
Sobeys started in 1907, making it one of the oldest supermarkets in Canada. They have expanded over the years to operate over 15 different subsidiaries, some of which are popular grocery store chains such as Safeway and IGA. There are also stores that operate under the flagship Sobeys banner. Sobeys also owns a few private label brands that are sold in store, such as "Compliments" and "Compliments Value."
Promotions vary significantly, depending on what subsidiary store you are shopping at. Different stores also have different price points, with a store like Thrifty Foods coming in at a bit of a higher price, whereas IGA is slightly cheaper. You can check out each subsidiary store from the Sobeys website to learn more about store-specific promotions and deals.
Sobeys is a growing and active company - you can view all news and press releases on their website. Recent news is the expansion of Freshco and Farm Boy within Canada. There is also their recent commitment to the goal of diverting food and GHG emissions from the environment, in partnership with Second Harvest.
As a long-standing Canadian company, Sobeys is committed to their purpose of being a "family nurturing families" and relies on their values of being customer-driven, people-powered, community-engaged and results-oriented.