Robert Miller, Albertsons

2014 Power 50 Conventional Retailers: No. 2 Robert Miller CEO Albertsons Key Development: Agreeing to acquire Safeway. What’s Next: Waiting for federal approval of the merger and then integrating the two companies.

Robert Miller is on the verge of operating the second largest conventional grocery chain in the U.S. — Albertsons.

With slightly more than 1,100 Albertsons stores now, the addition of Safeway will boost the company’s total to approximately 2,500 — give or take some that might have to be divested — with combined sales approaching $60 billion.

Less than two years ago, Albertsons was operating fewer than 200 stores, and the notion it could achieve the lofty position it has se

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