Safeway at a Glance
Safeway Inc. is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America.
As of December 28, 2013, the company operated 1,335 stores in the
Western, Southwestern, Rocky Mountain, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the
United States. In November 2013, Safeway completed the sale of its
Canadian operations for C$5.8 billion.
Safeway holds a 49% interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V., a food and
general merchandise retailer with 200 stores in western Mexico. Safeway
distributed to Safeway Shareholders 37.8 million shares of Blackhawk Network
Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: HAWKB),
its gift and prepaid card subsidiary, on April 14, 2014. In March 2014, the company announced it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with Albertsons.|
Safeway and Albertsons Announce Definitive Merger Agreement
Safeway and Albertsons Merger Presentation
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Short-Form Information Statement for HAWK Distribution
Due to the announced merger, we will no longer be holding earnings conference calls but plan to issue earnings releases as previously scheduled.
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