TORONTO (FNS) -- With the sale of its U.S. retail arm last year, Loblaw Cos. here now is poised to reinvest in key domestic markets. Chairman W. Galen Weston told stockholders at Loblaw's annual meeting that capital from the sale of National Tea Co. -- a subsidiary he called "profitable" but "nonstrategic" -- has armed the voluntary wholesaler and supermarket retailer with a "war chest" of cash for expansion. Loblaw plans to boost its presence in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces ...

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