Loblaw Companies Limited has purchased RedPrairie Corporation's Workforce Management (WFM) application for its stores across Canada. The system will manage more than 120,000 colleagues.

WFM offers increased productivity and visibility into workforce operations, directing time and attendance, business forecasting, workforce demand planning, automated optimized scheduling, staff self-service, dashboards with configurable alerts, and computer-based training.

Loblaw is Canada's largest food distributor. It is also one of the largest private-sector employers in Canada, with more than 140,000 full- and part-time employees in more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast. Loblaw is a subsidiary of George Weston Limited.