LONDON (FNS) -- Safeway plc, Hayes, England, is taking Wal-Mart on at its own game. The U.K.'s fourth-largest food retailer has announced plans to open up to 70 hypermarkets to carry a larger selection of both fresh and nonfood products. Safeway will launch a hypermarket test format next year and convert 25 of its existing stores to hypermarkets over the next two years. There is the potential to extend a further 45 thereafter, Carlos Criado-Perez, its chief executive, said. Safeway's move ...
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