Michael Medline

The owner of two well-known grocery chains says it’s swapping its downtown Ottawa Sobeys store for a Farm Boy.
The East Coast company behind multiple grocery chains in Canada is gaining market share from competitors after a period of losing ground following its troubled acquisition of Safeway in 2
Farm Boy’s run as an independent grocer officially came to an end Monday with the close of Empire Co.’s $800-million acquisition of the Ottawa-based company.
The parent company of grocery giant Sobeys announced Monday it was acquiring homegrown Ottawa food retailer Farm Boy, leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some customers of the much-rever