Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday that they have completed their proposed merger.
Albertsons Pharmacy & Business News
Safeway reported in an SEC filing sales of $8.3 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 6, representing a lift of 2.6% as compared to the year-ago period.
Safeway shareholders approved the proposed merger with Albertsons with 70% of the outstanding shares and 96% of the shares voting for the merger.
With the generosity from thousands of Jewel-Osco shoppers, the company recently presented the Muscular Dystrophy Association with a check for $110,000 in funds donated by Jewel-Osco shoppers for use toward the organization’s Summer Camp program.
Jewel-Osco is celebrating this week the grand opening of five new stores and 14 remodels across Chicagoland.
As the whooping cough epidemic grows in California, Albertsons/Sav-On Pharmacies throughout Southern California are offering the vaccination to help stop the spread of the highly contagious disease.
Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan VP marketing and merchandising.
Stayhealthy has announced the completion of its deployment of 765 Stayhealthy HealthCenter Kiosks throughout Albertson’s LLC and New Albertson’s Inc.
Jewel-Osco has announced that Scott Hays has been named VP operations for the Chicagoland grocery store.
Safeway on Thursday announced the receipt of a request for additional information and documents from the Federal Trade Commission in connection with the FTC's review of the Safeway/Albertson's merger.