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Safeway Inc. Names Robert Edwards President
PLEASANTON, Calif., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) today named Robert Edwards President of the Company.
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Safeway Options Surge Signals Deal as Shorts Pounce: Real M&A
Options traders betting on Safeway Inc. (SWY) are growing more convinced the cheapest grocery-store chain in America will be acquired, threatening short sellers that have pushed bearish wagers to an all-time high.
Safeway takeover speculation rises in options market  Denver Business Journal (blog)
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Safeway gives Renda real estate job, makes CFO Edwards president
Before Safeway hired him, Edwards was CFO of Maxtor Corp. and was also CFO of Imation Corp. He worked 20 years at Santa Fe Southern Pacific Corp. He sits on the board at Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc., at Casa Ley (a Safeway joint venture in ...
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Safeway Has Biggest Weekly Gain Since 2009 on Speculation
Safeway Inc. (SWY:US) had its biggest weekly rally since 2009 on speculation about a possible acquisition after the grocery chain changed payout mechanisms for executives in the event of a takeover.
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Tom Thumb's parent Safeway reportedly a takeover target
Speculation is growing over the possible takeover of Safeway Inc., the parent company of the Tom Thumb grocery chain in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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Blood spill in aisle 3
The Oak Brook-based subsidiary of supermarket giant Safeway Inc. is down to 76 locations today from 130 at its peak in the late 1990s.
Safeway Rallies Most Since 2009 on Possible Takeover Spec
Safeway Inc. (SWY) had its biggest weekly rally since 2009 on speculation about a possible acquisition after the grocery chain changed payout mechanisms for executives in the event of a takeover.
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Safeway could be a potential takeover target
Beset by tough competition and buffeted by the Great Recession, Safeway has struggled to find its footing, leading to speculation that it is ripe for a takeover by a bigger grocery chain or private equity firm.
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Safeway has top cinnamon cereal
Safeway Kitchens Cinnamon Crunch ($2.99 for 12.8 ounces at Safeway) won for its "well-balanced," if a little "mild," cinnamon flavor.
Safeway says no
Signature gatherers hoping to qualify an initiative that would require the labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms have reported confrontations with the managers of local Safeway supermarkets. Chicoan Pamm Larry, who's been traveling ...