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In 1954, an enterprising salesman named Ray Kroc discovered a small burger restaurant in California, and wrote the first page of McDonald’s® history. In 1967, the first McDonald’s Canada opened in Richmond, B.C. We’ve been growing with our communities and serving quality food at great value ever since. Today, McDonald’s Canada is proud to be one of the world’s leading foodservice retailers. From coast to coast, we serve delicious choices to more than 2.5 million people in over 1,400 locations every day. We’re also more than just your local restaurant. We’re hardworking small-business men and women, students working part-time, seniors getting the most out of life, and volunteers lending time to make a difference in the communities we live and work in.
All Amazon teams and businesses, from Prime delivery to AWS, are guided by four key tenets: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that transform the way our customers live their lives and run their businesses.
Tim Hortons is more than a coffee shop – it's one of the largest restaurant chains in North America and the largest in Canada. The company operates in the highly competitive quick-service restaurant sector, part of the broad multi-billion dollar food-service business. Its powerful scale and reach in Canada creates unmatched opportunities, but also the dynamic challenge of leading the industry. Tim Hortons is more than a place to work – it's a chance to be a part of the driving force behind a company and culture so many people love. Find your role in this growing company and help us serve the neighbourhoods we call home.
Sam Walton opened the first Walmart in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas with the simple premise of offering quality goods at lower prices. His vision and drive made Walmart the largest retailer in the world and brings value to millions of customers every day, helping them save money and live better. In 1994, Walmart Canada launched with 122 stores. Twenty-six years later, we’re more than 400 stores strong, employing more than 100,000 people in Canada. Here’s a quick overview of our history in Canada: https://www.walmartcanada.ca/about-us/history A few quick facts about Walmart Canada: * 2.4 million customers shop daily at Walmart in-store and online at Walmart.ca. * Walmart.ca is visited by more than 900,000 Canadians daily, who can choose from millions of items sold by Walmart and third-party sellers to fit their needs. * Over the past 25 years, we have raised and donated more than $400 million for Canadian charities, with a focus on helping fellow Canadians and their families when they need it most.
When grocery shopping in Canada, it's hard to escape the long arm of Loblaw. Loblaw Companies Ltd. is the market share leader among Canadian supermarket operators. Its corporate and franchised banners (22 in all) fly over more than 1,025 stores nationwide. Trade names include Loblaws, Atlantic SaveEasy, Extra Foods, Fortinos, No Frills, Provigo, Your Independent Grocer, Osaka, T&T, and Zehrs Markets, to name a few. Its stores offer more than 8,000 private-label products, including its signature President's Choice brand, as well as traditional and organic grocery fare. Loblaw is also Canada's largest wholesale food distributor. Loblaw Companies is a subsidiary of Canada's George Weston.
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX: CTC.A) (TSX: CTC) or "CTC", is a family of businesses that includes a Retail segment, a Financial Services division and CT REIT. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal & Gardening divisions. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The Retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear; Pro Hockey Life, a hockey specialty store catering to elite players; SportChek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport and Atmosphere, which offer the best active wear brands; and Party City Canada, a leading, one-stop shopping destination for party supplies and seasonal celebrations. The more than 1,740 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by CTC’s Financial Services division and the tens of thousands of people employed across Canada and around the world by the Company and its local dealers, franchisees and petroleum retailers. In addition, CTC owns and operates Helly Hansen, a leading global brand in sportswear and workwear based in Oslo, Norway. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.
Look in almost any direction and you'll likely see a foodservice operation run by this company. Compass Group is the world's largest contract foodservices provider, with operations in more than 50 countries. It provides hospitality and foodservice for a variety of businesses and such public-sector clients as cultural institutions, hospitals, and schools. It also offers vending, catering, concessions, and security services for a number of events and sports venues. Its foodservice brands include Chartwells, Crothall, and Levy Restaurants. In addition, Compass is a franchisee of such well-known chains as Burger King and Starbucks.
You may’ve seen our stores in your neighborhood because if you’re like 90% of the U.S. population, you live within 10 miles of one of our stores. Our 2,200 retail stores are an important part of our company and it takes a big behind-the-scenes team too. Let’s look at some of the reasons why more than 400,000 people choose to work with us: • We are the world’s largest home improvement retailer. Our scale and resources let us have a huge impact on the world of retail and in local communities. • In addition to our stores, we have distribution centers across the country and corporate offices in several major cities. There’s a good chance your next opportunity could be right in your backyard. • We take care of our people. Competitive pay, consistent schedules, great benefits, and even pet insurance are just a few of the highlights. • Over 35,000 veterans are continuing their careers with us. We value their unique skills, and we also help military spouses maintain and grow their careers when they move. • We have an inclusive, diverse culture, and we believe in giving back. Here, you can be yourself and be part of something much bigger. We’re proud to be recognized for being a great place to work by the following groups: • Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2020 • Comparably: Happiest Employees – Large Company Category and Best Companies for Work-Life Balance • Mogul Top 100 Workplaces with the Greatest D&I Initiatives • Military Friendly Employer – since 2001 • Forbes Best Employers for New Grads