SAFEWAY PLANS TO STAY THE COURSE

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Safeway will follow the same management strategies in 1994 that it used to launch its financial turnaround last year. That was the message delivered by Safeway's president and chief executive officer, Steven Burd, during the company's annual meeting here last week.Burd told some 200 shareholders "1993 was a year of transition for Safeway, but it was also a year of significant progress.

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Safeway will follow the same management strategies in 1994 that it used to launch its financial turnaround last year. That was the message delivered by Safeway's president and chief executive officer, Steven Burd, during the company's annual meeting here last week.

Burd told some 200 shareholders "1993 was a year of transition for Safeway, but it was also a year of significant progress. [Despite] the improvement, we think we still have some distance to go."

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