Sobeys: Integration goofs trigger 'challenging' 1Q

Sobeys: Integration goofs trigger 'challenging' 1Q

Integration issues as Sobeys took ordering and inventory control of its acquired Safeway stores in Western Canada triggered a decline in margins and profits in a "challenging" first quarter, parent company Empire Cos. said Thursday.

“Although we had identified the various risks associated with integration, including the amount and pace of change required, we underestimated the impact and the time needed for the organization to

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