Safeway Eyes Return to Debt Ratios in 2013

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway here said Friday it expects by the end of 2013 to bring debt ratios back to the levels where they were late last year, when it decided to undertake a temporary shift in financial policy.

That shift involved a decision to use incremental leverage for share repurchases at very low interest rates, given the five-year low on the chain's stock price and based on the comp

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