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- June 28, 2013

Safeway cashes cut of Canada

Pleasanton-based company gaining $5.8 billion (Canadian) in selling stores to Sobeys

by Jon Springer

In a move seen as a bold strike for both parties, Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. has agreed to sell its lucrative Canadian business to Sobeys operator Empire Cos. for $5.8 billion in Canadian cash.

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--Jon Springer writes for Supermarket News. This article appeared June 17.