CANADIAN PRICE WARS

TORONTO -- When it comes to pricing in Canada, Safeway and A&P have taken different paths to compete against market leader Loblaw Cos., based here.The dynamics of the market are changing, however, as more competition enters the country and as Loblaw takes its discount superstore concept to the eastern regions of the country.A&P and Safeway are the largest U.S.-based food retailers operating in Canada,

TORONTO -- When it comes to pricing in Canada, Safeway and A&P have taken different paths to compete against market leader Loblaw Cos., based here.

The dynamics of the market are changing, however, as more competition enters the country and as Loblaw takes its discount superstore concept to the eastern regions of the country.

A&P and Safeway are the largest U.S.-based food retailers operating in Canada, where pricing pressures have been acute for several years despite

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