March 6, 2014

Cerberus Capital Management is attempting to lock down a deal to secure Safeway as part of an acquisition that could exceed $9 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

February 27, 2014

Deutsche Bank on Thursday speculated that either Cerberus or Kroger could acquire Safeway.

February 24, 2014

Cerberus Capital Management is the lead bidder for Safeway, according to a Bloomberg report published Saturday that cited people with knowledge of the matter.

February 20, 2014

Bloomberg on Thursday lined up the potential suitors in discussion with Safeway on a sale of the grocer, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

February 19, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday afternoon confirmed it is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the company.

January 29, 2014

Global consumer confidence held steady at an index of 94 for three consecutive quarters, ending 2013 one point higher than it started and three points higher than the same time period the previous year, according to consumer confidence findings released by Nielsen.

January 8, 2014

InMarket is piloting its iBeacons offering in select Safeway and Giant Eagle stores beginning Tuesday, according to published reports.

December 30, 2013

Suitors for the remainder of Safeway's Dominick's stores in Chicago, which are now shuttering their doors, are beginning to come forward, according to a report published Saturday in the Chicago Sun-Times.

December 19, 2013

The purchase of as many as 10 Dominick's stores may be under consideration by independent grocery chains affiliated with the Centrella cooperative, Crain's Chicago Business reported Thursday, citing sources close to the deal.

December 16, 2013

More Americans now say they are loosening the purse strings in advance of the holiday season, and fewer say they are tightening their belts, according to a recent survey.

December 13, 2013

Safeway on Friday announced a comprehensive initiative to make its online grocery shopping website more accessible and usable for Safeway shoppers with visual impairments.

December 11, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday evening announced the appointment of Brian Baer to president of the company's Eastern Division.

December 6, 2013

Safeway on Friday announced that its board of directors met yesterday and declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share.

December 2, 2013

Safeway on Monday announced it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores in the Chicago metropolitan area in a cash and lease assumption transaction to Roundy's.

November 21, 2013

Safeway on Thursday announced the launch of its Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive to help make the holidays brighter for people who rely on the assistance of food banks.

November 4, 2013

Safeway on Monday announced that it has completed the sale of the net assets of Canada Safeway to Sobeys, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company.

October 30, 2013

Safeway will take over prescriptions from an Oregon grocery store, according to published reports.

October 24, 2013

Catalina Health on Thursday announced it will complete installation of all Safeway pharmacies into its retail pharmacy network at the end of November.

October 24, 2013

Coupons.com on Thursday announced the appointment of former Safeway executive Mir Aamir as the company’s CFO and COO. He will oversee all financial and accounting functions.

October 23, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday afternoon announced that Canada's Competition Bureau has entered into a consent agreement with Sobeys, allowing the parties to proceed with their transaction whereby Sobeys will acquire the net assets of Canada Safeway.

October 21, 2013

Park City Group on Monday announced Gary Rocheleau has joined the company as a senior adviser.

October 11, 2013

Safeway on Thursday evening may have posted what analysts have described as disappointing earnings, but that's not stopping Wall Street from recognizing the value Safeway is unlocking with its exit from a pair of markets — Chicago and Canada.

October 8, 2013

Independent brewer Craft Brew Alliance gave Safeway one of its Retailer of the Year awards at its inaugural annual conference for beer wholesalers in Las Vegas earlier this week, the company said.

September 27, 2013

Safeway has announced that it was awarded the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation's highest honor given to employers for support of the National Guard and Reserve, at a special ceremony on Sept. 26 in Washington, D.C. Safeway was one of 15 employers to receive the Freedom Award.