Safeway/Albertsons Pharmacy & Business News

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Report: Albertson’s buys back stores from Haggen

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Albertsons is buying back 33 stores from bankrupt grocery chain Haggen — the same 33 stores it was required to sell when it acquired Safeway. Earlier reports suggested that Albertsons would likely be the buyer of the stores, but now the move is official. (Wall Street Journal

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Excelling in diabetes management, care

Five pharmacists at the company’s Randalls supermarkets in Austin, Texas have dedicated themselves to diabetes management. Since February 2013, the pharmacists — Clarissa Wallace, Kristy Solominsky, Deborah DeYoung, Sonia Borja and Sal Solis — have been working closely with the city of Austin, insurer United Healthcare and Austin-based Seton Hospital to help municipal employees learn how to manage their diabetes.

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Report: Haggen attempts to sell assets, Rx records to Albertsons

The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that Haggen is attempting to sell its $12.16 million in assets to Albertsons and Safeway. Some $8.9 million of those assets include customer and prescription records, as well as other pharmacy information.