Safeway workers OK new contract; Fred Meyer employees authorize strike

Source: KOMO News Safeway grocery warehouse workers in Washington state have approved a new three-year labor contract while workers at Fred Meyer voted unanimously over the weekend to authorize a strike. The Safeway warehouse workers, represented by Teamsters Local 117, voted overwhelmingly to approve the new contract that offers annual [...]

2021-07-22T21:41:06+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , |

Google Pay serves up grocery deals for Safeway

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Albertsons Cos.’ Safeway chain and Target Corp. stores are helping shoppers find deals on groceries via Google. Mountain View, Calif.-based Google said yesterday it has partnered with Safeway and Target to simplify the task of finding grocery and other specials using the Google Pay [...]

2021-05-13T15:03:52+00:00April 30th, 2021|Tags: , |

Safeway to test robot delivery

Albertsons Companies, owners of the Safeway grocery chain, will test remote-controlled delivery robots from Tortoise. The test of the zero-emission carts will take place at a Safeway store in Northern California. The cart, which can carry up to 120 pounds of groceries in four lockable containers, will travel at an [...]

2021-05-13T15:04:39+00:00March 8th, 2021|Tags: , |

Safeway To Limit How Many Meat Products Customers Can Buy Amid Concerns Of Nationwide Shortage

Safeway customers in southern California will face limits on how many meat products they can purchase, with the company announcing measures to tackle panic buying amid a possible meat shortage. Meat industry leaders have sounded the alarm over the impact of the coronavirus on meat supply. Tyson Foods warned that [...]

2020-05-01T22:38:45+00:00May 1st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Supermarkets are rewriting their playbooks to deal with demand, safety. Here’s how things stand in metro Phoenix

A trip to the supermarket — once no more than an afterthought for most people before the coronavirus pandemic hit — now represents one of the few "normal" activities for many people. Once inside, though, things are changing from what shoppers were used to, as stores remain one of the few [...]

2020-04-09T19:49:08+00:00April 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |
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