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W. Galen Weston, who built Canadian retail empire, dies at 80

W. Galen Weston, who built Canadian retail empire, dies at 80

TORONTO – W. Galen Weston, former executive chairman of George Weston Ltd., the parent company of Loblaw Cos., Primar and Selfridges Group, has died at 80. Weston died “peacefully at home after a long illness faced with courage and dignity,” the Weston family said in a statement announcing the death, on April 12. “In our

Loblaw president Sarah Davis to retire on May 6

Loblaw president Sarah Davis to retire on May 6

BRAMPTON, ON — Loblaw president Sarah Davis will retire from her post on May 6, the company said on Tuesday. She will be succeeded by executive chairman, Galen Weston, who will become chairman and president in addition to his current role as chairman and CEO at Loblaw parent company George Weston Limited (GWL). Weston previously