Stories tagged: albertsons
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
A woman in her 70s was stabbed in north Spokane, and police are searching for the suspect. The woman was sent to a hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 11:58 p.m.
Rick Chase met Andrew Vathis 25 years ago while they were working at Albertsons on the South Hill.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Andrew Vathis rode a three-wheel bicycle. He sacked groceries. His smile changed lives.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Rite Aid and the grocer Albertsons called off an agreement to become a single company with the deal facing shaky prospects in a shareholder vote.
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
The online criticism of the Coeur d’Alene Albertsons stung, especially coming from a longtime customer who wondered if the store was going downhill. But Albertsons corporate executives responded quickly, promising …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Whole Foods Market Inc. shares rose the most in two weeks after the Financial Times reported that Albertsons Cos. is considering a takeover of the organic grocer.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Every grocery chain seeking to thrive in the modern world must provide organic kale alongside the Hot Pockets and Fritos.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Albertsons Cos., the grocery-chain operator backed by Cerberus Capital Management, has held preliminary talks to merge with Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Albertsons will close two grocery stores in Spokane next month as a result of lower than desired sales.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Grocer Albertsons launched a gas rewards program nationwide Wednesday, according to a news release. Albertsons shoppers can earn points to save up to $1 per gallon at Safeway gas stations, …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 7:39 p.m.
Two men robbed the U.S. Bank inside the Albertsons store at Nevada Street and Francis Avenue Friday evening, escaping on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:25 a.m.
The Haggen bankruptcy saga has taken another turn as Federal Trade Commission documents reveal that the parent company of Albertsons wants to buy Haggens’ 33 remaining core stores.
Wed., Sept. 9, 2015, 12:42 p.m.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The small grocery-store chain Haggen has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Bellingham Herald reports that Chief Executive John Clougher said the reorganization will allow …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015, 2:58 p.m.
The supermarket battle between Haggen and Albertsons is getting uglier. Haggen, a Pacific Northwest chain, sued Albertsons for allegedly engaging in “systematic efforts” to eliminate it as a competitor in …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
One of Spokane Valley’s Safeway stores is closing. The store at 1441 N. Argonne Road will shut its doors for the last time on March 4.
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014
Bellingham-based Haggen Inc. will enter the grocery market in Eastern Washington by buying the Safeway store in Liberty Lake, the company announced Friday. Haggen will buy 146 Safeway and Albertsons …
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014, 5:53 p.m.
Bellingham-based Haggen Inc. will enter the grocery market in Eastern Washington by buying the Safeway store in Liberty Lake, the company announced Friday.
Wed., Aug. 20, 2014
Albertsons says someone tried to steal credit- and debit-card data about shoppers between June 22 and July 17. The Boise-based supermarket chain said last week it had found no evidence …
UPDATED: Thu., March 6, 2014, 9:33 p.m.
PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerebus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Police have arrested two people they believe are connected to five of the eight pharmacy robberies reported in Spokane County since Jan. 1, including the most recent robbery at the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, 8:40 a.m.
BOISE — The grocery chain Albertsons plans to close several stores in the Northwest, but not in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene area. The Albany Democrat-Herald in Oregon reports that seven of …
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014, 2:41 p.m.
Police have arrested a 17-year-old male suspected of robbing a pharmacy inside the Albertsons store at 6520 N. Nevada on Friday.
Wed., Sept. 18, 2013, 6:37 p.m.
A 26-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after police say he robbed and beat an elderly janitor with a sharp putty knife at a grocery store.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2013, 11:20 a.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance images of a woman thought to have used a stolen credit card to buy $400 in gift cards from the Millwood Albertsons in …
Fri., June 14, 2013, 12:27 p.m.
Spokane Police arrested Daniel Drake, 39, on charges of robbing two local businesses this week.
Thu., June 13, 2013, 8:18 a.m.
Police are searching for a white man in his 40s after a robbery at Albertson’s grocery store Wednesday morning.
Sat., April 13, 2013
The surveillance video from the Liberty Lake Safeway store is crystal clear. A thief walks into the liquor aisle, glances over his shoulder, grabs a bottle of liquor and casually …
Thu., March 21, 2013
Sprock, an impossibly curly cuddly goldendoodle service dog, stole all the attention Friday afternoon when he and his owner, 19-year-old Daniel Swanson, accepted a $20,000 donation on behalf of Canine …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2013, 1:36 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole narcotics from an Albertson’s pharmacy two weeks ago.