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Albertsons Chief Executive Officer Bob Miller and Safeway Chief Executive Officer Robert Edwards to Host Press Conference Call Today at 5:00 P.M. EST

PLEASANTON, CA and BOISE, IDMarch 6, 2014 Albertsons' Chief Executive Officer Bob Miller and Safeway's President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Edwards will host a conference call with members of the media today, March 6, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. EST / 2:00 p.m. PST to discuss Safeway Inc. and Albertsons entry into a definitive merger agreement.

The call may be accessed by dialing 1-480-629-9866 or 1-877-941-0843 and by referencing conference ID 4673302.

About Safeway Inc.

Safeway Inc, which operates Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randall's, Tom Thumb, Carr's/Safeway, is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America with sales of $36.1 billion in 2013. The company operates 1,335 stores and 13 distribution centers in 20 states and District of Columbia and employs 138,000 employees. The company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SWY. For more information, please visit www.Safeway.com.

About Albertsons

Established in 2006, AB Acquisition LLC ("Albertsons"), which operates ACME, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market and Super Saver, and stores under the United Family of stores, Amigos, Market Street and United Supermarkets, is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The company is privately owned by Cerberus Capital Management, Kimco Realty Corporation, Klaff Realty, Lubert-Adler Partners, and Schottenstein Stores Corporation, and operates 1,075 stores and 14 distribution centers in 29 states and employs approximately 115,000 associates. For more information, please visit www.Albertsons.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

For Safeway:
Brian Dowling,  925-467-3787, brian.dowling@safeway.com
Teena Massingill, 925-467-3810, teena.massingill@safeway.com

For Albertsons:
Christine Wilcox, 208-395-4163, Christine.wilcox@albertsons.com
 

/PRNewswire -- March 6, 2014/

SOURCE Safeway Inc.

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