Town Square

Safeway...oh well

Original post made by Kaye, Valley Trails, on Feb 24, 2012

Oh dear, Safeway's profits are down! Maybe if they lowered their prices more people would shop there.
Could be they are spending to much of their money hiring people to stop the various Walmart Neighborhood Markets that are going in.
Sure not because their power bills are to high cause all their stores are so dark.
Read about their woe's here. Web Link


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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:36 am

Stacey is a registered user.

Of course your sales volume is going to go up when you stop offering the larger sized packaging so that customers need to purchase more of the smaller units. But hidden food inflation is still inflation which is why your profits are down.

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Posted by Barbara
a resident of Del Prado
on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:33 am

Grate post Kaye. I can tell you put a lot of thaught into it. I agree the Safeway store's are to dark. The union wonts it that wey to cover up for the corupt meat cutters skueezing ribs into individual contaners. I personably wont shop their again until they bring back the 128 ounze tubs of beens and franks. Just hiding food inflation brought upon us by the guy in the White House whose soon to be looking for another job.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Feb 24, 2012 at 2:16 pm

oh barb...why not just show up at your favorite slaughterhouse and purchase your weekly supply of animal fat? stuff like pigs feet and pork snout!

you know your're already licking your chops!

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Posted by Guest
a resident of another community
on Feb 24, 2012 at 7:16 pm

From the comments it seems like people are acting like Safeway has shoppers shopping in candle light. It's not dark in any of the stores I've gone in to. Possibly getting your eyes checked might be a good start. We don't need spot lights on every isle. Bring the lights up and then people will complain that it hurts their eyes.

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Posted by bixx
a resident of Birdland
on Mar 2, 2012 at 2:37 pm

truly an uninformed, childish post, kaye.

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Posted by Cheryl Lynn
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Mar 2, 2012 at 4:14 pm

I heard Safeway is paying the kids of union members over $200,000 per year just to pass out anti-Walmart leaflets. No wonder their grocery prices are so high. Stop the union thug intimidation. We want our Walmart!