PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway's newly outlined growth vehicles should help it sustain sales and earnings growth for the next several years — as long as consumer spending doesn't slip — according to industry analysts. Safeway here earlier this month said it plans to introduce three growth vehicles in 2008: a new store format; an effort to sell its O Organics and Eating Right brands to other companies; and a health care-related business that leverages the chain's knowledge and experience in ...

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