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Aug 01, 2014, 12:00 ET

Safeway Inc. and The Safeway Foundation Fundraising Campaign to Support Programs for People with Disabilities

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and The Safeway Foundation today launched a campaign that will fund important programs that assist people with special...

Jul 10, 2014, 17:51 ET

The Vons Companies, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Various Chicken Products Sold in Vons and Pavilions Stores in Cooperation with Foster Farms Recall

The Vons Companies, Inc. was notified today that Foster Farms is voluntarily recalling certain chicken products that may have been contaminated...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Safeway Shares the "Heart of Safeway" in its Annual Sustainability Report

 Safeway today released its sixth annual sustainability report, informed by the Global Reporting Initiative G3 Guidelines. The online report,...

Jul 04, 2014, 18:51 ET
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Safeway Voluntarily Recalls Various Chicken Products in Five States in Cooperation with Foster Farms Recall

In cooperation with the Foster Farms voluntary recall of products that may have been contaminated with Salmonella Heidelberg, Safeway is...

Apr 10, 2014, 16:32 ET
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Safeway Receives Military Officers Association of America's Distinguished Service Award

 Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) was selected to receive the 2014 Military Officers Association of America's (MOAA) Distinguished Service Award, which...

Mar 24, 2014, 16:23 ET
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Ethisphere Institute Names Safeway Inc. to World's Most Ethical Companies List for Fourth Time

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) has been named one of the 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies (WME) by the Ethisphere Institute. This is the fourth time...

Mar 06, 2014, 16:53 ET

Safeway and Albertsons Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

 Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Albertsons announced today a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition LLC ("AB...

Feb 18, 2014, 16:02 ET
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Safeway Welcomed President Obama to Maryland Distribution Center for Announcement of New Trucking Standards

 Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) welcomed President of the United States Barack Obama to its Upper Marlboro, Maryland distribution center as he called...

Jan 10, 2014, 17:38 ET
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Safeway Pharmacies Ready with Flu Vaccine as Season Becomes More Severe

 As many states experience an increase in flu cases and flu-related hospitalizations, Safeway is helping customers stay healthy by offering...

Dec 13, 2013, 12:54 ET
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Safeway Announces Website Accessibility and Usability Enhancements to its Online Grocery Delivery Website Benefitting Shoppers with Visual Impairments

 Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) today announced a comprehensive initiative to make its online grocery shopping website more accessible and usable...

Dec 10, 2013, 18:58 ET
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Safeway Announces Management Change in Eastern Division

Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) announced the appointment of Brian Baer to President of the company's Eastern Division. "Brian's proven management...

Dec 09, 2013, 13:04 ET
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Safeway Inc. Earns Top Marks in 2014 Corporate Equality Index

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national...

Dec 04, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines Launches Virtual Queue App

The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines launched a mobile app during this year's ice skating season, providing...

Dec 03, 2013, 05:00 ET
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Bake Up a Sweeter Holiday with Safeway

 Whether baking from scratch or finding the perfect ready-to-decorate treats, Safeway (NYSE:  SWY) has everything shoppers want for a...

Dec 02, 2013, 16:14 ET
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Safeway Announces Sale of 11 Dominick's Stores

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores in the Chicago metropolitan...

Nov 29, 2013, 11:00 ET

Safeway Launches National Food Drive

CALGARY, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Safeway today officially launched its annual campaign that invites customers to "Put the Food Bank on your shopping...

Nov 21, 2013, 14:58 ET
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Safeway Launches Holiday Campaign to Fight Hunger

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) today announced the launch of its  Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive to help make the holidays...

Nov 07, 2013, 09:00 ET
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This Holiday Season Safeway Helps Shoppers Find What They Need for a Tastier Festive Feast

 Shoppers can depend on Safeway (NYSE: SWY) this holiday season to help make any occasion truly special. From a wide variety of turkeys and...

Oct 30, 2013, 19:02 ET
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Safeway Voluntarily Recalls Various Refrigerated and Deli Products in Cooperation with Recalls by Reser's Fine Foods

 In cooperation with the Reser's Fine Foods and Taylor Farmsrecalls of products that may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,...

Oct 22, 2013, 16:45 ET
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Canada's Competition Bureau Approves Sale of Canada Safeway to Sobeys Inc.

 Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today that Canada's Competition Bureau has entered into a consent agreement with Sobeys Inc. allowing the...