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MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited To Hold Information Session On Transition To International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY - Empire Company Limited To Hold Information Session On Transition To International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)09:40 EDT Tuesday, July 05, 2011STELLARTON, NS, July 5, 2011 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited will hold an information session for financial analysts and investors on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, beginning at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), on its transition to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).The information session will include a discussion on the effects of transition to IFRS on the opening consolidated balance sheet and fiscal 2011 consolidated statement of income.A live audiocast and presentation will be accessible in the Investor Centre on the Company's website at www.empireco.ca.The dial-in numbers are:(647) 427-7450(888) 231-8191Replay will be available until midnight, July 19, 2011, or on the Company's website for 90 days following the webcast. To access the archived conference call, please dial (800) 642-1687 and enter passcode 81360070.Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Empire's core businesses include food retailing and related real estate.  With over $16 billion in annual revenue and approximately $6.5 billion in assets, Empire and its related companies employ approximately 100,000 people, including franchisees and affiliates.For further information: Paul V. Beesley Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Telephone: (902) 755-4440 www.empireco.ca