Loblaw President Vicente Trius to present at CIBC World Markets Retail and Consumer Conference

Loblaw Companies Ltd news release with annotations

BRAMPTON, ON, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L) will be participating in the CIBC World Markets Retail and Consumer Conference on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Westin Harbour Castle hotel in Toronto. Vicente Trius, President, will be making a presentation starting at 8:15 a.m.

The audiocast can be accessed on the day of the conference on the CIBC website at:  http://webcasts.welcome2theshow.com/cibc201201/loblaw. This link will be available for six months following the conference.

The presentation slides and link to the webcast will be also available on loblaw.ca in the Investor Centre.

About Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ over 135,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) label program, including the unique President's Choice® no name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers President's Choice financial services and offers the PC points loyalty program.

For further information:

Kim Lee
Vice President, Investor Relations
[email protected]