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April 11, 2014

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.

March 28, 2014

Safeway on Friday announced the expiration of the 21-day "go-shop" period pursuant to the terms of the previously announced definitive merger agreement under which AB Acquisition has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Safeway.

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.

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 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.

May 17, 2013

Safeway and the Safeway Foundation on Friday announced they raised and donated more than $10.8 million in April for Easter Seals, Special Olympics and a range of other charities that support people with disabilities.

May 14, 2013

Safeway announced that its board of directors approved an increase to its regular quarterly cash dividend from $0.175 per share to $0.20 per share, reflecting a 14% increase.

April 1, 2013

Safeway has launched its annual April fundraising campaign to benefit people with disabilities, the supermarket chain said.

March 15, 2013

Safeway announced that its board of directors met declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share.

March 14, 2013

Safeway has been named one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the company announced Thursday.

February 21, 2013

Safeway reported a sales increase of 1.3% to $44.2 billion in 2012 for its fiscal year ended Dec. 29, driven by increased fuel sales and a same-store sales increase of 0.5% (excluding fuel), the grocer reported.

January 3, 2013

Safeway late Wednesday announced that Steve Burd, its long-time chairman and CEO, will retire at the company's annual stockholders meeting on May 14, 2013.

November 20, 2012

Safeway chairman and CEO Steve Burd on Monday signed a Statement of Support for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, at a ceremony at the company's corporate offices in Pleasanton, Calif., ESGR stated.

November 19, 2012

Safeway and its exclusive Lucerne brand on Friday announced the Eighth Annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy Art Contest to give creative art students the opportunity to showcase their design skills for a chance to win a grand prize of $30,000, part of a combined $46,000 prize pool.

October 2, 2012

Safeway has launched a personal call to action that directly involves and rewards employees and shoppers.

August 8, 2012

Safeway shoppers looking to save at the pump this summer and beyond no longer will be able to, according to published reports.

July 19, 2012

Safeway is looking to its recently launched Just for U loyalty program, which this month became available across all U.S. divisions, to help drive a positive sales story through the rest of the fiscal year.

June 13, 2012

Safeway on Wednesday announced that it has transitioned to using reusable product containers, rather than corrugated boxes, to ship many types of produce from the farm fields, through the distribution channel and to the final store destination.

May 18, 2012

Safeway has launched an online and mobile shopping tool that is designed to give customers an easier way to save on groceries.

May 16, 2012

“No frills, just real savings” and “Simple prices you can add up in your head” make clear that Dollar General’s goal is to provide great prices on household essentials.


April 26, 2012

Recent events, which have driven Wall Street analysts to speculate that Safeway is a buyout target, are not interrelated, Safeway chairman and CEO Steve Burd assured analysts Thursday morning during the grocer's first-quarter conference call.

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