As Safeway continues to discuss the possible sale of the company, it said Wednesday it is continuing to move forward on a variety of store-level initiatives, including clustering, localization and personalization....More
More than three-fourths of shoppers in a recent survey said they had purchased groceries from nontraditional food retailer in the past year, and nearly all — 96% — said they planned to do so within the next 12 months....More
Delhaize America said Tuesday that it received a perfect score of 100% on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation....More
Safeway is using Big Data to build closer relationships with some 30 million customers, Keith Colbourn, SVP, loyalty and analytics, said during a panel discussion on Big Data at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz....More
CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday appointed 14 local officials to a task force that will work to find new owners for Dominick’s stores left vacant when Safeway closes the division later this week....More
LANDOVER, Md. — Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 on Tuesday voted to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement with Giant-Landover and Safeway.
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Traditional supermarket chains will continue to outpace Wal-Mart Stores in same-store sales growth in 2014, assuming the economic recovery continues in a similar fashion, says analyst Andrew Wolf....More