Friday Aug 15
Safeway partners with Muscular Dystrophy Canada to a oeMake Muscles Movea
In 2008, Muscular Dystrophy Canada and Safeway launched an annual fundraising campaign to "Make Muscles Move" in support of those affected by neuromuscular disorders.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Safeway sponsoring California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour
Safeway's Pleasanton-based Northern California Division is a main sponsor of the The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour, an eight-day ride starting in San Francisco on Sept.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Adding groceries pays off for Co-op
RED River Co-op's addition of produce, pastries and pasta to its petroleum business will be paying dividends next winter.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Safeway Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
Shares of Safeway have received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the seventeen analysts that are covering the stock, ARN reports .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Safeway launches campaign to help 'special needs' people
Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation have launched a campaign that will fund important programs that assist people with special needs.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Retired Empire CEO Paul Sobey nets over $6.7m in fiscal 2014
Paul Sobey speaks at Saint Mary's University in Halifax. The former Empire president and chief executive officer who retired Dec. 31, 2013, received $6,724,132 for fiscal 2014.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Choice of new CEO proves Targeta s new target is food
People in the Bay Area, at least some in the business community, might recognize the new CEO of Target Corp. From 2004 to 2007, Brian Cornell served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Safeway Inc. in Pleasanton.
Whole Foods Remains A Sell Until $32
With slowing growth and weak execution, shares are too expensive at 26x earnings and investors should wait until $30-$32.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Blackhawk Network's Talbott Roche helped push gift cards into the mainstream
Talbott Roche recalls meetings in the early days of her company to explain to high-profile stores such as Nordstrom the benefits of putting the retailers' gift cards on supermarket aisles.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Prescription rewards points ban struck down in court
The Supreme Court of B.C. has ruled in favour of a legal challenge by grocery chain Sobeys, striking down a ban on British Columbians earning loyalty points on non-government funded pharmacy prescriptions.
Safeway Shareholder Vote-Approval
On Friday, July 25th, Safeway shareholders overwhelmingly approved their proposed merger with Albertsons, part of a group led by private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Digital Coupon Campaign: Getting To Know Coupons.com Via Walgreens, Mir Aamir
Walgreens tries Coupons.com/Retailer iQ for digital coupons, rather than start from scratch.
Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger
In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve the acquisition of the Pleasanton-based supermarket chain by an affiliate of Albertsons, another national supermarket firm that has its corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Shareholders approve Safeway's $9.2 billion sale to Albertsons
Safeway shareholders on Friday approved the company's $9.2 billion sale to Albertsons, a deal that comes amid fierce competition for the combined supermarket chains from a host of foes.
Safeway Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of 2014 Stockholder Vote
Stockholders approved and adopted the proposal to approve the previously announced agreement and plan of merger dated as of March 6, 2014, as amended on April 7, 2014 and June 13, 2014, under which AB Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of Albertsons, will acquire Safeway as described in the proxy statement dated June 19, 2014 with 70% of the outstanding ... (more)