Based in Vancouver, the Jim Pattison Group is Canada’s second largest privately held company. Established in 1961 by Jim Pattison, the group is comprised of 545 worldwide locations including food and beverage retail and distribution, specialty packaging, advertising, magazine distribution, broadcasting, and automotive retailing. Annual sales have grown from $2.2 million to $8.4 billion. In the same period, the group’s number of employees has increased from 51 to 39,000.
The Jim Pattison Group is concentrated in North America. In addition to PATTISON Outdoor Advertising, the group’s holdings include Guinness World Records (the biggest-selling copywrited book of all time) , Ripley’s Believe It or Not (more than 95 attractions in 10 countries), the Overwaitea Food Group (including Save-On-Foods), Buy-Low Foods grocery stores, Ocean Brands (Gold Seal salmon and Ocean’s tuna), and TNG (North America’s largest magazine and book distributor).
Learn more about The Jim Pattison Group at www.jimpattison.com.