Safeway Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

Safeway Inc. Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend 
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/12 --  Safeway Inc. (NYSE:
SWY) announced that its Board of Directors met yesterday and declared
a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share. The cash
dividend will be payable on October 11, 2012 to stockholders of
record at the close of business on September 20, 2012. 
Safeway Inc. is a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and
drug retailers in North America based on sales. The company operates
1,666 stores in the United States and western Canada and had annual
sales of $43.6 billion in 2011.   
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