LONG BEACH, Calif. — Safeway has opened the first location of The Market, a small-format store the retailer intends to use as an option to renovate older stores and potentially expand into new locations. The Market made its debut in a former Vons store here that had closed in January, Rojon Hasker, president of Lifestyle Stores and New Concepts for the Pleasanton, Calif.-based retailer, told SN at the grand opening yesterday. Selection at the 15,000-square-foot store is based upon sales data ...

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