October 15, 2014

"We no longer ship hummingbird feeders to Florida.”

That’s one example of how Dollar General has smartened up its store replenishment and supply-chain processes in recent years, said John Flanigan, EVP global supply chain.

October 15, 2014

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.

 

October 15, 2014

With their arrival in early 2008, the new leaders of Dollar General began a massive but methodical transformation of the chain’s critical merchandising and marketing functions. The goal: to tighten up and rationalize a store presentation and product mix that had drifted and lost focus, while boosting turns, shelf productivity and profitability.

October 15, 2014

When Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts approached the much-heralded chain drug store and supermarket veteran Rick Dreiling to run Dollar General some seven years ago, the move signaled the investment firm’s determination to return its huge but somewhat floundering retail holding to fiscal health and public ownership as quickly as possible.

October 1, 2014

Stand Up To Cancer, the Safeway Foundation and actress and comedienne Wanda Sykes on Tuesday collaborated on a campaign to raise money and public awareness for breast cancer and treatment.

September 23, 2014

Surescripts is further extending the scope of its Immunization Registry Reporting service with the addition of four chain pharmacies.

September 22, 2014

Safeway is offering to pay cash consent fees to holders of three series of senior notes due in 2017, 2018 and 2019. 

September 19, 2014

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders.

August 4, 2014

Safeway and the Safeway Foundation on Friday launched a campaign that will fund programs that assist people with special needs.

 

July 28, 2014

Safeway shareholders approved the proposed merger with Albertsons with 70% of the outstanding shares and 96% of the shares voting for the merger. 

 

July 9, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday released its sixth annual sustainability report, informed by the Global Reporting Initiative G3 Guidelines. 

June 16, 2014

Safeway has announced its entry into a memorandum of understanding to settle the consolidated class action pending in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware filed on behalf of alleged Safeway stockholders against Safeway in connection with Safeway's proposed merger with an affiliate of AB Acquisition LLC.

May 15, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association, along with several of America's most recognized retail brands, on Wednesday launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center.

April 24, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday afternoon posted sales of $8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 1%.

April 24, 2014

Supervalu has elected Frank (Terry) Savage and Mathew Pendo to its board of directors.

April 15, 2014

Safeway on Monday completed the distribution to its stockholders of 37.8 million shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk Networks Holdings owned by Safeway.

April 11, 2014

Safeway was selected to receive the 2014 Military Officers Association of America's Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals or organizations for their strong support of national defense and the uniformed service community, the company announced Thursday.

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.

April 9, 2014

Safeway on Tuesday announced the final distribution ratio for the previously announced special stock dividend to its stockholders of all of the shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk Network Holdings held by Safeway.

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.

March 27, 2014

Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis, together with the Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, on Thursday launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States.

March 25, 2014

Safeway on Monday announced it has been named one of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

March 25, 2014

Safeway on Monday announced that its board of directors declared a special stock dividend to its stockholders of all of the 37.8 million shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk Network Holdings owned by Safeway, representing approximately 94.2% of the total outstanding shares of Blackhawk's Class B common stock and approximately 72% of the total number of shares of Blackhawk common stock of all classes outstanding.

March 19, 2014

First 5 San Diego and Safeway's Vons banner stores on Tuesday announced that they are going deeper into the community by partnering with the County of San Diego’s Live Well San Diego campaign.