Loblaw Cos. Ltd. engages in the provision of grocery, pharmacy, general merchandise, and financial products and services. It operates through the following segment: Retail and Financial Services. The Retail segment consists of retail food and associate-owned drug stores, in-store pharmacies, health and beauty products, apparel and general merchandise, and supports the PC Optimum program. The Financial Services segment provides credit card and everyday banking services, the PC Optimum program, insurance brokerage services, and telecommunication services. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Brampton, Canada.