April 4, 2012

Safeway has partnered with the Go Green Initiative, an organization that supports environmental stewardship among schools, families, governments and businesses, to launch the first annual Go Green Glogster Earth Day contest.

April 3, 2012

Safeway announced that it has tapped singer/songwriter and philanthropist Avril Lavigne to thank customers who support the retailer's annual Support for People with Disabilities fundraising campaign.

March 29, 2012

Safeway announced that its Canada stores have launched an annual fundraising campaign designed to benefit Easter Seals and the Special Olympics.

March 20, 2012

Safeway on Tuesday joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on an initiative to develop and promote dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

March 19, 2012

Safeway announced that its board of directors Friday declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.

March 16, 2012

The Ethisphere Institute's sixth annual selection of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" included several of the nation's top retailers.

March 15, 2012

A former Safeway executive has joined Dollar General as its EVP store operations.

March 14, 2012

In effort to further its commitment to sustainability, Safeway's private-label Softly bath and facial tissue and Ultra Thirsty paper towels now are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the Rainforest Alliance.

March 13, 2012

Safeway announced Monday a management change in the retailer's Seattle division.

March 13, 2012

Healthcare supply chain software developer Supplylogix has appointed a former Safeway executive as its director of product development.

March 7, 2012

Kantar Media on Wednesday reported that overall retailer advertising expenditures increased 1.6% and retailer participation in Free Standing Insert coupon promotion pages increased 30.7% over calendar year 2011, versus the corresponding year-ago period.

March 6, 2012

Safeway is projecting that 2012 will be a good year for the retailer.

February 27, 2012

After stepping into the role on an interim basis, Safeway has named Brian Baer president of its Dominick's Finer Foods banner.

February 23, 2012

Pharmacy and identical-store sales were identified as positives for Safeway, which discussed its fourth-quarter results with analysts on Thursday.

February 15, 2012

Safeway is launching a first-of-its kind competition that could land one chef a job with the Safeway Culinary Kitchens and his/her recipe included in the Open Nature Skillet Meal line.

February 13, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase three Pennsylvania-based Genuardi's stores from Safeway.

February 9, 2012

Another retailer has joined the UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance, an initiative designed to help address the growing epidemic of prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

February 2, 2012

Safeway and Kraft Foods on Thursday announced that their Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive yielded nearly 362,000 bags of groceries for food banks and other hunger-relief centers throughout the United States.

January 31, 2012

Safeway on Monday named Lori Raya president of its Vons division.

January 20, 2012

Safeway on Friday announced that employees volunteered more than 1 million hours in 2011 as a result of a companywide effort to mobilize its work force and transform communities.

January 20, 2012

Safeway on Friday said that the leader of its Vons division will retire after serving in the role for more than 10 years.

January 5, 2012

Safeway on Thursday announced the sale of 16 of its Genuardi's stores in the greater Philadelphia area to Giant Food Stores, a division of Ahold USA.

December 21, 2011

Safeway, in a release issued Wednesday, thanked its customers and employees for their generosity for donating food and toys to a number of Safeway Foundation charities this holiday season.

December 19, 2011
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