|1780 East Broadway
|555 West 12 Avenue
|990 West 25 Avenue
|1641 Davie Street
|1766 Robson Street
|650 West 41 Avenue
|2315 West 4 Avenue
|3410 Kingsway Street
In 1915, M.B. Skaggs, an ambitious young man purchased a tiny grocery store from his father.His business strategy, to give his customers value and to expand by keeping a narrow profit margin.This strategy proving spectacular success.Today M.B. Skagg's value vision still drives Safeway, though on a dramatically larger scale. There are 1,775 Safeway stores across the US and Canada.
Canada Safeway is focused on providing world-class service to every customer by exceeding their expectations. The development of Safeway's "Lifestyle" stores is a critical strategy that is designed to continue to set Safeway stores apart. Lifestyle stores are designed for busy customers who want to find everything in one place- great selection, knowledgeable staff, specialty items, and ready-to-eat meals. The Lifestyle stores, some new and some remodeled, feature inviting décor and subdued lighting that creates a relaxing atmosphere for shopping. The many specialized departments of Lifestyle stores include:
Meat-Experienced employees can offer suggestions for entrées, cut meat according to the shopper's request, and add marinades or seasonings at no extra charge; there are prepared foods, such as stuffed pork loin and other prepared meats and stuffed Cornish game hens.
Seafood-A self-serve counter enables quick shopping and also provides special services for customers; employees can add marinades, liquid seasonings, or dry rubs to a customer's purchase.
Produce-This department provides hundreds of fresh items delivered daily. The "Guaranteed Sweet" program is designed to ensure that customers receive the freshest and sweetest products each and every day. Safeway also has expanded its organic produce offerings to include over 40 fresh items daily, as well as a variety of cookbooks and complementary housewares.
Delicatessen and Food Service-Signature items exclusive to Safeway include fresh, custom-made sandwiches, panini, and an extensive variety of soups. Additionally this expanded department offers an olive bar, over 100 specialty cheeses, dozens of fresh salads, and a wide assortment of luncheon meats. At Your Table items are ready-to-eat, chef-inspired meals.
Scratch Bakery-Professionals bake fresh bakery goods daily; a wide selection of breads and desserts include made-to-order cakes and Europeanstyle artisan desserts made with Belgian chocolate and other imported Ingredients, creamery butter, and freshly whipped cream.
Gifts and Flowers-Shoppers will find an assortment of fresh plants and flowers and may request custom designed arrangements; in addition, there are home décor and gift items, novelty chocolates, scented candles, vases, pottery, and cards. Additional conveniences are offered at many Lifestyle stores, such as a full-service Starbucks coffee shop, an in-store seating area, and an in-store Bank of Montreal kiosk. With its commitment to providing greater selection and convenience for today's busy customers, Safeway has defined and exemplified the next generation in shopping.
Safeway benefits from the skills, ideas and talents of employees. Each major operating area has an active Diversity Advisory Board. The Mission of the board is to recognize, celebrate and benefit from the uniqueness of each employee and customer. To value, respect and support these differences in our workplace and to strive to reflect this diversity in the communities we serve.
Safeway="Ingredients for life."