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Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Albertsons

Original post made on Mar 10, 2014

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for the Tri-Valley, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement for the two grocery chains Thursday under which the owner of Albertsons will buy all outstanding Safeway stock in a $9 billion deal.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, March 9, 2014, 4:39 PM

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Posted by Julia
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 10, 2014 at 10:15 am

Very interesting...David merging grabbing Goliath for 9 billion dollars...
I wonder if Steve Burd had this plan in mind when he retired..

I hope this merger is good for Safeway and all their loyal customers..

If not Trader Joe, Whole Foods, Lunardis here we come.

Thanks for taking the time to listen, Julia Pardini

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Posted by Mimi
a resident of Danville
on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:38 pm

Don't forget sbout Sprouts opening on Crow Canyon!

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Posted by JT
a resident of Danville
on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:21 pm

Do yourselves a favor, start shopping at Lunardi's where you can actually get to know your butcher, the fruit and vegetable staff, the onsite bakers, the onsite deli and register staff. Far more friendly than Safeway. And the meat is delivered "hanging" Meaning the beef and pork they get is butchered on site, not at some offsite factory that wraps the stuff in styrofoam and plastic. Y U C K !
Well Julia asks everyone to start thinking, well how about thinking about where you shop.

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