PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here is expected to move quickly -- possibly later this week -- to begin cutting overhead costs and improving productivity once its merger with Dominick's Supermarkets, Northlake, Ill., is completed. Changes were already apparent last week, when Safeway said Robert A. Mariano, 48, will resign as president and chief executive officer of Dominick's once the deal is completed, to be succeeded by Tim Hakin, 34, who will carry the title of president of Safeway's ...

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