Cartel of bread : Loblaw is offering $ 25 to customers cheated

News 20 December, 2017
  • QMI agency

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 07:15

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017 07:18

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    TORONTO | Loblaw company admitted Tuesday, his involvement in the cartel of the bread and will offer a card of $ 25 to customers duped, who will make the request as of January 8, 2018.

    This card can be used for the purchase of various items sold in the supermarkets of Loblaw’s across Canada.

    To receive this card, it is necessary to fill the request through the company’s website. Customers have until may 8, 2018 to apply. No proof of purchase is required to be eligible.

    The customers would have been cheated of the end of 2001 until the month of march 2015.

    In addition, the company has indicated that they have fired employees who have played a role in this agreement is price-fixing.

    The company claims that this card program, Loblaw is expected to cost between 75 and $150 million.

    Loblaw is the largest retailer of food and pharmaceutical products in the country, with approximately 2400 points of sale. The ontario-based company uses a variety of banners, including Provigo, Maxi, Real Canadian Superstore, and Your Independent Grocer.

    On the 21st of November last, the competition Bureau announced that it would not sanction Loblaw.