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News on Safeway (Ticker: SWY) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Yesterday | SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Marketing, Grocery, Canada Safeway, Safeway

Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios, Canada Safeway, Safeway

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Packer

Food safety loyalty card case against Safeway moves forward

A federal judge has ruled consumers can pursue a case against Safeway Inc. that seeks to force the retailer to use loyalty card information to contact customers after foods are recalled.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Pleasanton, CA

Hispanic Business

Safeway Inc Files (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

The Notice of the Proposed Settlement of Class Action, Settlement Fairness Hearing, and Right to Appear and the Stipulation are attached as Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanic Business

Safeway Inc Files (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

A total of 189,857,780 shares of the Company's common stock were represented in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery

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.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, CardPool, Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail, Grocery

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Products: Safeway's Sustainable Seafood

SOURCE: Safeway Inc. DESCRIPTION:As one of the country's largest grocers, Safeway recognizes its responsibility to protect our natural resources.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Retail, Grocery, Safeway, Non-Profit

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail, Grocery

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Target, Grocery, Canada Safeway, Safeway

Pleasanton Weekly

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.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Canada Safeway, Safeway, Boise, ID

Fri Jul 25, 2014

USA Today

The 7 ugliest earnings misses so far

Listen up companies. Don't disappoint investors during earnings season. Amazon.com's 10% stock-price hit Friday, following its deeper-than-expected loss, is proof.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Mattel, Toys, Construction, Horton D R, Retail, Grocery, Toy, Barbie

Free Republic

Fda Wants to Murder You

The FDA allows for companies to kill people by way of first degree murder. The following people, association and federal governmental agency should be punished for causing the deaths of thousands of US citizens by way of poisoning: the American Heart Association, Steve Burd, Dr. L. Crawford who is the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Retail, Grocery, Food, TriUnion Seafoods

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.

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Related Topix: Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail, Grocery, Pleasanton, CA, Livingston, CA, Moraga, CA

Sys-Con Media

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)

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Canada Safeway, Safeway

Reuters

Hedge fund Greenlight details short bets, still likes Apple

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital told investors on Friday that it has short bets against supermarket chain Safeway Inc. and Questcor Pharmaceuticals which was is being taken over by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Biotech, Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Startups

Seeking Alpha

Roundy's Could Turn Around Soon

Buying stocks trading at 52 week lows is difficult while markets are near all time highs, since there are not many and you can temporarily look quite foolish.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Grocery

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

Safeway receives U.S. subpoena over controlled substances

Grocery store operator Safeway Inc on Tuesday said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration regarding record keeping, reporting and related practices associated with loss or theft of controlled substances.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Drug Enforcement Administration

Hispanic Business

Safeway Inc - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...

Results of Operations The disclosures in this Management's Discussion and Analysis focus on continuing operations, unless otherwise noted.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Marketing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Truro Daily News

SNC-Lavalin awarded contract for Quebec diamond mine in James Bay region

Lavalin has signed a contract with Stornoway Diamonds Inc. estimated at more than $425 million to provide project, engineering and construction management services for a diamond mine located in Quebec's James Bay region.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Business Insurance

CDCa s recent mishandling of deadly viruses highlights need for focus on safety

Testimony to Congress last week by the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning recent mishandling of deadly viruses by scientists at his agency highlighted the problems organizations face when they don't embrace a "culture of safety."

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Retail, Grocery

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