Safeway is an American grocery store chain founded by Marion Barton Skaggs in April 1915 in American Falls, Idaho. The chain gives grocery items, food as well a general products and features a variety of specialty departments, such as bakeshop, delicatessen, flower and also pharmacy, in addition to Starbucks coffee shops and gas facilities. It is a subsidiary of Albertsons after being gotten by exclusive equity investors led by Cerberus Capital Administration in January 2015. Safeway's main base of operations remains in the west with some shops situated in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Eastern Coast. The subsidiary is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with its parent firm, Albertsons, headquartered in Boise, Idaho.
Safeway shops operate under the logo design of an elegant white "S" inside a rounded red square with the motto "Ingredients permanently". Complying with the organics trend, the shops have increased the variety of organic fruits and vegetables in the fruit and vegetable section and also deal with various other products under the "O Organics" tag. Stores may have a Starbucks, a delicatessens counter, a meat department, a produce section, a flower division, a bakery, a pharmacy, a liquor area, and/or numerous aisles of nonperishable things. The shops use several internal private label brands in addition to name brands throughout all product groups.