Sobeys tops list of Canada's most admired grocery store

Sobeys Inc. is a standout in an annual survey of the most admired companies in Canada.

The 2018 Leger & NATIONAL Corporate Reputation Study lists Sobeys Inc. at the top of the grocery and convenience store sector for the second year in a row.

The Stellarton-based company also improved from 30th overall in last year's survey to 20th this year.

The top five overall were Google, Shoppers Drug Mart, Canadian Tire, Sony, and Samsung.

There were 28,332 interviews conducted for the study, with each company assessed by approximately 2,100 respondents.

The five parts of each company's score and rank consist of financial success, corporate social responsibility, honesty and transparency, quality of products and services, and innovation.