Analysts Positive on Safeway's Chicago Exit

Zwiebach, Elliot
October 2013
Supermarket News Expert Blog;10/11/2013, p8
Blog Entry
The article reports on the decision by supermarket chain Safeway to exit its Chicago, Illinois division was met with positive reactions by several industry analysts after it announced that it would dispose of its 72 Dominick's stores there by early 2014. However, many doubted Safeway would be able to sell all the stores to other supermarket operators. Safeway has announced that it had already sold four of the Chicago locations to grocery company New Albertsons.


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