Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsSafeway Corp
IN THE NEWS

Safeway Corp

FEATURED ARTICLES
BUSINESS
June 19, 1999 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Kmart Corp. stock closed up nearly 12% after a published report said the discount retailer could be the target of a merger with supermarket giant Safeway Corp. Kmart shares closed at $17, up $1.81, in heavy trading on the New York Stock Exchange. BusinessWeek magazine had reported that Safeway was looking at Kmart in the wake of Wal-Mart Corp.'s recent purchase of British supermarket chain Asda Group.
ARTICLES BY DATE
BUSINESS
June 19, 1999 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Kmart Corp. stock closed up nearly 12% after a published report said the discount retailer could be the target of a merger with supermarket giant Safeway Corp. Kmart shares closed at $17, up $1.81, in heavy trading on the New York Stock Exchange. BusinessWeek magazine had reported that Safeway was looking at Kmart in the wake of Wal-Mart Corp.'s recent purchase of British supermarket chain Asda Group.
Advertisement
SPORTS
October 29, 1992 | ROSS NEWHAN
The group attempting to buy and keep the Giants in San Francisco announced Wednesday it has increased its offer to $100 million, prompting Dodger President Peter O'Malley to say that the chances of the Giants remaining gets "brighter each day." There is no timetable as to when the ownership committee will make a recommendation between the San Francisco group and the Tampa-St.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
Bergen Brunswig Corp. said Friday it signed a five-year agreement valued at about $4 billion to supply drugs and pharmaceutical products to Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest nonprofit health-care organization. Bergen Brunswig, one of the largest U.S. drug wholesalers, will become the primary pharmaceuticals supplier to the 9-million-member health plan. Previously, Bergen had acted as one of several suppliers.
OPINION
December 3, 2004
Corporate America cheered when union activist Sean Harrigan, a thorn in many an executive's side, was removed this week as president of the board of California's $177-billion state employee retirement system. Consumer activists and union leaders darkly saw the hand of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's big-business buddies and predicted a retreat from the corporate reform activism that Harrigan pushed at CalPERS. The truth, as usual, is more complicated.
NEWS
January 23, 1988 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, Times Science Writer
The ideal plastic Big Mac container, foam coffee cup or disposable diaper, experts say, should be a lot like Oliver Wendell Holmes's "wonderful one-hoss shay," which ran perfectly for 100 years before it fell apart in one brief moment of chaos. For example, the foam cup should keep coffee warm until it is empty, then disintegrate into thousands of microscopic pieces, whether in a trash container or on the roadside. Alas, the cup is better built than the shay.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|