Empire Co. Ltd. engages in the food retailing and corporate investment activities. It operates through the Food Retailing and Investments and Other Operations segments. The Food Retailing Segment involves in the distribution of food products in Canada. The Investments and Other Operations segment consist equity accounted interest in Crombie REIT, Genstar, and wholly-owned Empire Theatres. The company was founded on February 12, 1963 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.