Who will buy Safeway?

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Anonymous
on Mar 4, 2014

There are all too many "investor groups" milking long-running succesful food retailers for that "quick buck" mentality. People who never worked one day in their life in a supermarket are now going to dictate what we buy, and how much to gouge us. They cannot lose with the very valuable real estate portfolios. How will the average food store worker and shopper benefit from this power grab?

on Feb 27, 2014

I think it is unfortunate for all the great people that work there, who have contributed a great deal to the company and their communities. I love their Organics and healthy lifestyle concepts.

Anonymous
on Feb 27, 2014

Kroger King????????? Wal-Mart is and always will be as they move down to destroy smaller city competition with new smaller stores.
Without some government help, you'll all be shopping at Wal-Mart if the marketing area justifies a grocery store within 10-12 years.

Anonymous
on Feb 25, 2014

it's consumers who will be hurt most, less competition.

Anonymous
on Feb 25, 2014

Private equity firms purchase property they expect can make money for their shareholders. It makes perfect sense for a private equity firm to merge chains together to save money, synergies, etc..
And to place themselves in better position to fight off competition like Walmart.

Anonymous
on Feb 24, 2014

I think this will be the end of what was once a great company to have been associated with. What will have it will be split up and sold in pieces. I am sick about it. It looks like Kroger will be the King of the Hill (nation's grocery true retailers).

Anonymous
on Feb 23, 2014

I think this could hurt So. Cal. Competition. Who would buy divestures?

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