LANDOVER, Md. (FNS) -- Safeway last week said it has decided to build an $85 million distribution facility to service its East Coast stores instead of following an industry trend and contracting the service to an outside company. The decision, revealed in a press conference here, came after almost three months of negotiations with Teamster officials representing 700 employees at the Oakland, Calif.-based chain's existing, outdated East Coast warehouse. A Safeway spokesman said a series of ...
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