SOURCE: Safeway Inc.

Safeway Inc.

September 26, 2013 09:00 ET

Safeway Inc. to Webcast Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on October 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 26, 2013) - Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss its third quarter 2013 financial results.

Beginning this quarter, Safeway plans to release its quarterly earnings shortly after the market close with a conference call to follow at 5:00 pm Eastern Time (2:00 pm Pacific Time).

The conference call will be audio webcast live at http://www.safeway.com/investor_relations. Click on 'Webcasts' to access the call. A replay will be available for approximately one week following the call.

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 1,412 stores in the United States and 223 stores in western Canada and had annual sales of $44.2 billion in 2012. On June 12, 2013, Safeway announced the planned sale of substantially all of the net assets of its Canadian division.