About Safeway - Canadian Operations
Safeway is a food and drug retailer in North America, operating stores in the Western, Southwestern, Rocky Mountain, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and in western Canada. In support of its stores, Safeway has an extensive network of distribution, manufacturing and food processing facilities. Safeway also holds a 49% interest in Casa Ley, a food and general merchandise retailer with 195 stores in western Mexico. Safeway owns the majority of Blackhawk Network Holdings (NASDAQ: HAWK), its gift and prepaid card subsidiary.In June 2013, Sobeys acquired the Canadian operations of Safeway for $5.8 billion.