PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway's plan to implement an e-commerce sourcing network for fresh foods has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of a corporate produce executive to spearhead the effort. Ed Wright was named vice president, perishables e-commerce procurement, a new position created specifically for the initiative. As such, he is responsible for coordinating Safeway's e-commerce programs relating to all perishables departments, according to company officials. The ...

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