PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Now that Safeway has opened the acquisition door, industry analysts say they expect more to come. The basis for their anticipation is the pending merger of Safeway with Carr Gottstein Foods, Anchorage, Alaska -- which comes more than a year after Safeway completed its acquisition of Vons Cos., Arcadia, Calif. Safeway said earlier this month it will pay $330 million for the 49-store chain, including $110 million of equity and $220 million of debt. The company said it ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.