Loblaw among gro­cers qui­etly mor­ph­ing into tech com­pa­nies

By: Aleksandra Sagan, Jan 4, 2021

Loblaw among gro­cers qui­etly mor­ph­ing into tech com­pa­nies

When a Silicon Valley startup announced in November that Toronto area roads would soon host a fleet of driverless delivery trucks, it came with news of an investment from Wittington Ventures. Founded in 2019, the venture capital firm is affiliated with the holding company of Canada’s billionaire Weston family, best known for its ownership of Loblaw, Canada’s largest grocery retailer, and Shoppers Drug Mart, its largest pharmacy.

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