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Albertsons, Safeway Name Senior Leadership Team

Albertsons and Safeway announced the new senior leadership team and division leaders  for the combined company that will take effect upon the closing of … Continue reading

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Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award

Safeway received the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award from The Humane Society of the United States. The grocery chain earned the award for … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: Zeroing in on shoppers

Via a free app, iBeacons can send messages to shoppers, in-store, about new products, promotions and special pricing. You have just spent a few … Continue reading

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The re-urbanization of America

With more consumers living in cities, retailers need to rethink their merchandising efforts. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Safeway Announces a Possible Sale of Company

Safeway announced it is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the company. Although the discussions are ongoing, the company has … Continue reading

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FMI Honors Six Food Retailers with 2013 Community Outreach Awards

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has announced the six winners of its 2013 Community Outreach Awards. The awards recognize the creative, charitable programs established … Continue reading

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Safeway Progresses in Eliminating Pig Cages from Supply Chain

Safeway announced that it has begun eliminating gestation crates from its pork supply. Gestation crates are cages used to confine breeding pigs so restrictively, … Continue reading

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Safeway Enhances Website for Visually Impaired

Safeway announced a comprehensive initiative to make its online grocery shopping website more accessible and usable for Safeway shoppers with visual impairments.  The site … Continue reading

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Safeway Earns Top Marks in 2014 Corporate Equality Index

Safeway received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies … Continue reading

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Bake Up a Sweeter Holiday with Safeway

This year Safeway has more than 50 new frostings, sprinkles and décor items for consumer’s holiday baking needs. From grab-and-go cookie decorating kits to … Continue reading

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Safeway Announces Sale of 11 Dominick’s Stores to Roundy’s

Safeway 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 … Continue reading

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Hometown favorite

For more than 60 years Petersons Fresh Market has endeared itself to the residents of Riverton, Utah. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

From the Publisher: Good cheer to all

The holiday season is always a good time to wish for things. Here is my list for the mass retail industry. As always there … Continue reading

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Safeway Launches Holiday Campaign to Fight Hunger

Safeway has launched its Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive to help make the holidays brighter for people who rely on … Continue reading

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Simplicity pays

We all have our pet peeves when it comes to what we like and don’t like about certain retailers. Although what each of us … Continue reading

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Come fly with me

I personally visit the stores profiled in our Retail Spotlight features, which means I am in the airports quite regularly. On my last trip … Continue reading

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Safeway Campaign Raises Money for Prostate Cancer Research

Safeway Inc. announced that its stores raised $10.3 million during the company’s annual Prostate Cancer Awareness campaign. For the 13th year in a row, … Continue reading

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Safeway Receives Department of Defense Freedom Award

Safeway has been selected to receive the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation’s highest honor given to employers for exceptional … Continue reading

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Safeway Rancher’s Reserve Beef Donates Mobile Grilling Trailer

Honoring more United States military personnel with steak dinners is now possible with a major donation from Safeway’s Rancher’s Reserve beef brand to the All … Continue reading

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United Fresh Names Honorees in 2013 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Exceptional produce managers representing 21 different supermarket chains, commissaries and independent retail stores in 16 states and Canada will be the honored guests at … Continue reading

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Consumer Satisfaction in Supermarkets on the Rise

The national customer satisfaction benchmark gains 0.5% to 76.3 on a scale of 0 to 100 for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to … Continue reading

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Safeway and Chevron Announce Joint Fuel Rewards Program

The Vons division of Safeway Inc. has announced a new program with Chevron to offer a joint Reward Points loyalty program. Customers who earn … Continue reading

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Safeway to Serve “Colorado Proud” Beef

Cargill and Safeway are collaborating to provide Coloradans with steaks, roasts, stew meat, cube steak and stir fry beef under the supermarket’s Rancher’s Reserve … Continue reading

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With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren’t Just for Groceries Anymore

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to Prepared Foods and … Continue reading

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Federal Trade Commission Approves Giant Acquisition of Fifteen Genuardi’s Stores

The Federal Trade Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of fifteen supermarkets by GIANT Food Stores from Genuardi’s Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway … Continue reading

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