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January 17, 2014

Corner Bakery Cafe rounded out 2013 with a multi-unit restaurant development agreement and plans to open eight new restaurants in the Sacramento area with new franchise partner East Bay Restaurants, Pleasanton, Calif.

June 25, 2013

Safeway was selected to receive the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation's highest honor given to employers for exceptional support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

June 13, 2013

Canada’s second-biggest supermarket operator has acquired Safeway’s Canadian portfolio of stores in a $5.7 billion deal that pulls the Pleasanton, Calif., chain completely out of the country.

October 2, 2012

Pleasanton, Calif. -- Grocer Safeway Inc. said Tuesday it has extended its corporate social responsibility commitment with the introduction of a new program it calls Heart of Safeway Pledge, which encourages consumers and communities to be more conservative and socially responsible.

July 19, 2012

Safeway Inc. reported that profit for the second quarter dropped to $121.7 million from $146 million in the same period last year.

May 18, 2012

Safeway launched an online and mobile shopping program, called Just for U, in the company's Oregon and Washington divisions.

April 26, 2012

Safeway Inc. reported that net income for the first quarter rose to $81.6 million, from $25.1 million in the year-earlier period.

February 23, 2012

Safeway Inc. posted a drop in quarterly net income amid higher commodity costs.

November 17, 2011

Ross Stores Inc. reported Thursday its third straight quarter of profits, as net income rose 18.6% to $144 million, from $121.4 million a year earlier.

October 13, 2011

Safeway reported a 6% rise in fiscal third-quarter profit amid stronger revenue from gasoline sales and cost control efforts.

August 30, 2011

X Team International announced that Los Angeles-based partner Cypress Retail Group has been retained by Property Development Centers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Safeway Inc., to serve as the leasing agent for four shopping centers under development and redevelopment in the Los Angeles area.

August 5, 2011

Safeway is embarking on an extensive renovation project to build or extensively revamp 13 stores in the Bay Area, the Sacramento Bee reported.

July 21, 2011

Safeway reported Thursday that net income for the second quarter rose to $145.8 million from $141.3 million in the year-ago period, helped by rising prices and gas sales.

June 7, 2011

Safeway said Tuesday it has signed a new $1.5 billion revolving credit agreement that replaces a $1.6 billion facility.

May 19, 2011

Ross Stores said Thursday that profit for the quarter ended April 30 surged 22% to $173 million, compared with $142.3 million a year earlier.

April 28, 2011

Taxes related to Safeway's effort to pay down debt reduced its first-quarter net income, but the company's adjusted results beat Wall Street's expectations as its revenue rose, the Associated Press reported.

February 24, 2011

Safeway reported Thursday net income of $229.6 million for the quarter ended Jan. 1, compared with a loss of $1.61 billion in the year-ago period, based on a hefty charge for the reduced value of its assets.

February 2, 2011

Safeway will combat an aggressive crop of new rivals with an expansion that includes nine stores in the West, of which six will be in the San Francisco Bay area, according to the Oakland Tribune.

November 18, 2010

Ross Stores reported Thursday earnings for the quarter ended Oct. 30 rose 16% to a record $121.4 million, compared with $105.1 million in the year-ago period.

October 13, 2010

Safeway reported Thursday that net income for the third quarter decreased to $122.8 million, compared...

September 19, 2010

Safeway has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the...

September 8, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers has announced the opening of a newly constructed and expanded Safeway...

August 30, 2010

Safeway said Tuesday that it has named Jonathan Mayes as senior VP government relations, public...

August 18, 2010

Ross Stores reported Thursday that net income for the quarter ended July 31 rose 25%...

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