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Safeway and Albertsons Merge

March 7, 2014

Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to buy Safeway Inc. for over $9 billion, merging it Albertson’s.

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Safeway May Sell; Private Brand Sales Reach All-Time High

February 20, 2014

Safeway Inc. is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the company; private brand sales reached an all-time high.

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Safeway to Leave Chicago

October 11, 2013

Safeway Inc said on Thursday it plans to leave the Chicago market by early next year.

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Safeway Rolling Out Private Label Marcela Valladolid Brand

September 17, 2013

Safeway is rolling out a new private label brand of Mexican food products this September. The company has teamed up with Marcela Valladolid, Food Network host and cookbook author, to create the Marcela Valladolid brand.

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Lucerne Crowns Winner of The Art of Dairy Art Contest

June 19, 2013

Lucerne, Safeway Inc.'s exclusive dairy brand, has announced Kayla A. of Phoenix, Ariz., as the winner of its $30,000 grand prize in the Eighth Annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy Art Contest.

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Sobeys Buys Safeway’s Canadian Stores

June 13, 2013

Sobeys will buy Safeway’s Canadian operations for about $5.8 billion Canadian dollars in cash, Safeway announced this week.

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Safeway Talks Recovery In Private Brands

May 31, 2013

Speaking before the 2013 Citi Global Consumer Conference this week, Safeway Senior Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations Melissa Plaisance talked candidly about the progress the retailer had made in its private brands in recent years.

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Safeway Launches Lucerne Contest Voting

May 6, 2013

Safeway has opened voting for its eighth annual The Art of Dairy contest for its Lucerne dairy brand.

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Safeway President To Be CEO

April 30, 2013

Safeway has announced that Robert L. Edwards, Safeway's president, will replace Steven A. Burd as CEO.

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Tall Kitchen Bags with Flap Tie

April 23, 2013

Pantry Essentials Everyday Value Tall Kitchen Bags with Flap Tie retails in a pack containing 10 bags.

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April 2014 New Non-Food Products

This month's new non-food products include sunscreen bands, makeup remover, lip balm, jumbo cotton balls, healing ointment, and a shelf-management system for better merchandising.


Coming with a clear, comprehensive plan was the key to success for Longo Brothers Fruit Markets when the grocer decided to roll out a two-tier private label strategy, Jenny Longo and Robert Koss tell PLBuyer editor Chris Freeman in this podcast.

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April 2014

The April 2014 issue of Private Label Buyer includes articles on Omnichannel, store brand sauces, and more. Check it out today!

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