PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway here said last week it considers potential divestitures and other options for its U.S. holdings “from time to time” as part of its ongoing commitment to increase shareholder value, though the company had “nothing to announce” last week, Robert Edwards, the chain’s new president and chief executive officer, told investors. In his first quarterly call with analysts after succeeding Steve Burd in June, Edwards said the company ...

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