Safeway Inc. (Safeway) is a food and drug retailer in North America. As of December 29, 2012, the Company had 1,641 stores. The Company�s United States retail operations are located principally in California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region. In support of its retail operations, the Company has a network of distribution, manufacturing and food-processing facilities. Safeway owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC (GroceryWorks), an online grocery channel doing business under the names Safeway.com and Vons.com (collectively Safeway.com). Safeway also has a 49% interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V. (Casa Ley), which operates 195 food and general merchandise stores in Western Mexico. In October 2013, Safeway Inc sold four of its Dominick's stores in the greater Chicago area. In November 2013, Safeway Inc announced that it had completed the sale of Canada Safeway ULC to Sobeys Inc.