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Description: 139 year old company changing direction to focus on Loblaws and real estate divisions

Source: CBC.ca

Date: Mar 23, 2021

Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/weston-food-grocery-1.5960329

Questions for discussion:

  • Why is the company selling off the bakery division?
  • What does this say about the profitability of producing baked-goods in comparison to selling them?
  • How does this fit with the idea of maximizing ROI by focusing funds on investments that produce the greatest returns?

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