The North West Company Inc. (NWC), formerly North West Company Fund, through its subsidiaries, is a retailer of food and everyday products and services. NWC operates in two segments: Canadian Operations and International Operations. The Canadian Operations operate primarily through its Canadian subsidiary called The North West Company LP. The Company�s International Operations operate primarily through its United States subsidiary called The North West Company (International) Inc. and its operating CUL subsidiaries. The Company operates 223 retail stores that offer a broad assortment of food, general merchandise and other everyday products and services such as gasoline, cheque cashing and money transfers. The Company also operates complementary businesses, including food wholesale, pharmacies, and fur and Inuit art marketing. Effective July 10, 2014, NWC acquired Price Chopper in Winnipeg, Manitoba from Sobeys Inc, a Stellarton-based owner and operator of grocery stores.