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Empire completes purchase of 51 per cent of Longo’s

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Empire Company Limited has completed its previously announced acquisition of 51 per cent of Longo’s and Grocery Gateway, it’s e-commerce business.

“We are so pleased to officially welcome Longo’s and Grocery Gateway into the Empire family,” says Michael Medline, president and chief executive officer of Empire. “For more than 65 years, the Longo family and their talented team have served the GTA market, establishing their brands, customer experience and private label as best in class. We know the Longo’s and Grocery Gateway business will continue to succeed under the leadership of Anthony Longo as President and CEO, and his management team. The Longo’s culture is so closely aligned with Empire and our teams will work together to ensure this partnership thrives and that we unlock meaningful benefits for our businesses.”

The Longo family will remain long-term shareholders of Longo’s.

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