Safeway's Low Fat Diet

Grrrrrr. Here comes Steve Burd. Clever. Candid. And possessed with an almost instinctual drive to chomp costs out of the flabby hide of underperforming corporations. Chief executive of Safeway Inc., he is just the kind of animal the supermarket chain's shareholders, particularly Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., want to have roaming the aisles.

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