Safeway Inc.

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Safeway Inc.
Public (NYSE: SWY)
FoundedAmerican Falls, Idaho, U.S. in 1915
HeadquartersPleasanton, California, U.S.
Key people
Steven Burd, Chairman and CEO
Revenue40.9 Billion US dollars (2009)
Number of employees
197,000 (2008)
A 21 century Safeway in Sunnyvale, California

Safeway, Inc. NYSESWY is the third-largest supermarket chain in North America. The company has around 198,000 employees worldwide. In some of the Safeway stores, they have fuel stations where they allow customers to use a phone number or club (loyalty) card to receive fuel savings. Safeway stores also have a Safeway ATM Network. The name "Safeway" came from a contest that was held in 1925 to develop a name for the store and Safeway was chosen. Safeway has stores in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, West Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

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