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A Safeway supermarket in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of Company

The Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.

02/19/2014

A man uses his phone as he walks past an Apple store in Hong Kong on December 25, 2013. (credit: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Company Rolls Out Apple’s iBeacon To Grocery Stores

Soon, your phone might remind you to pick up detergent as you peruse the supermarket…

01/06/2014

Whole Foods Market

Market Street Whole Foods Market Opens

Wednesday marked the official grand opening of Whole Foods Market’s 7th store located in San Francisco’s Mission Dolores…

11/06/2013

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Store Chain Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

A Mi Pueblo spokeswoman assures that customers of the grocery chain won’t feel the effects of the companies bankruptcy filing. Meanwhile Smart & Final is opening a store in East San Jose.

07/22/2013

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Safeway Profits Fall On Costs Related To Canadian Operations

Grocery store chain Safeway Inc. said its profit fell in the second quarter on one-time costs partly related to a deal to sell its Canadian operations.

07/18/2013

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Bay Area Grocery Shopping Through Amazon?

Amazon.com is reportedly getting into the grocery business in the Bay Area. The online shopping giant, which has been offering deliveries in the Seattle area, plans to expand its service to the Bay Area by the end of the year according to Reuters.

06/05/2013

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Calif. Watchdog Keeping Grocers Accountable Shut Down

The government watchdog that is supposed to ensure consumers are not overcharged at the grocery store has stopped doing its job.

02/25/2013

Grocery Outlet (GroceryOutlet.com)

Grocery Outlet Chain Signs Lease To Open Two SF Stores

Berkeley-based grocery chain, Grocery Outlet, signed a lease Wednesday to open two stores in San Francisco.

10/17/2012

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Safeway Discount Mobile App Raises Privacy Concerns

Safeway has unveiled a new mobile app, offering shoppers personalized discounts. While some enjoy the lower prices, others are concerned about privacy.

07/17/2012

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway Aims For Crate-Free Pork Supply

Safeway spokesman Brian Dowling said the chain already buys some pork from producers who are phasing out gestation crates. The Pleasanton-based company has not set a deadline for going completely crate-free.

05/07/2012

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