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Albertsons Safeway

To divest 168 stores

19 Dec, 2014

Ahead of their merger next month, Albertsons and Safeway announce they are divesting 168 stores across eight states. The four buyers include Haggen, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Associated Foods Stores, and Supervalu. Safeway president and CEO Robert Edwards:

We’re pleased to have found strong buyers for these stores and to have completed this important step toward combining Albertsons and Safeway.