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Below is my assignment to show the tieout and sources for each transaction. There are a total of 27 questions. The questions start from PG 44 of the 10-K report which is in the highlighted box. If you hover your cursor over the Yellow text box the question should appear. I have attached the screenshot example of the question and screenshot of answer on how it should look in the final. 

Please read carefully and let me know.

Below is the Question

 Summary:

You will submit an Excel file that provides the tieout and sources for the selected/marked items in the attached file, which includes financial statements and MD&A.

Details:

(1) Create a column with the marked item within your Excel. There are 27 total questions (one post-it has 2 questions within so there is 1 less post it than total questions).

(2) Create a column (or two/more if needed) to provide the source of the disclosure. This could be, for a few examples: (A) directly from the income statement, balance sheet, or statement of cash flow (B) a calculation year over year to show an increase or decrease (C) an amount derived from using two financial statement amounts, such as cash flows less capital expenditures.

(3) You can use review notes or an additional column for text explanation. Review notes are handy and useful for highlighting an item. However to format the text, copy it and reuse it, or see it while using the spreadsheet, a separate column is likely more effective when explanatory comments are warranted

(4) If you desire, downloading the financials from Mergent into Excel on a separate tab may make the process much more efficient as you can then simply calculate within the spreadsheet. I must be able to review the formulas for grading, so if this is not utilized explanatory comments should be given for your calculations. Use tools such as trace dependents and precedents, absolute referencing, and others to make the tieout easier for you. These financials were obtained from Mergent. If you prefer better formatted financials to read than Mergent, you can find the 10K publicly available online.

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 FORM 10-K (Mark One) X ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the fiscal year ended December 28, 2013 OR TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the transition period from to Commission file number 1-00041 SAFEWAY INC. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 94-3019135 (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

5918 Stoneridge Mall Road Pleasanton, California 94588-3229 (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:

(925) 467-3000

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Name of each exchange on which registered Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share New York Stock Exchange 7.45% Senior Debentures due 2027 New York Stock Exchange Preferred Stock Purchase Rights New York Stock Exchange Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: (Title of class) NONE Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yes X No . (Cover continued on following page)

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(Cover continued from previous page) Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act. Yes No X. Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes X No . Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files) Yes X No . Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K (§229.405) is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrant’s knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K X. Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer”, “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):

Large accelerated filer X Accelerated filer Non-accelerated filer Smaller reporting company Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act). Yes No X. State the aggregate market value of the voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates computed by reference to the price at which the common equity was last sold, or the average bid and asked price of such common equity, as of the last business day of the registrant’s most recently completed second fiscal quarter. The aggregate market value of the voting stock held by non-affiliates of the registrant as of June 15, 2013 was approximately $5.8 billion. As of February 20, 2014, there were outstanding approximately 230.3 million shares of the registrant’s common stock. DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE The following document is incorporated by reference to the extent specified herein:

Document Description 10-K Part Portions of the definitive proxy statement for use in connection with the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (to be held May 14, 2014) to be filed within 120 days after the end of the fiscal year ended December 28, 2013

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Page FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS 4

PART I

Item 1. Business 6

Item 1A. Risk Factors 11

Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments 16

Item 2. Properties 16

Item 3. Legal Proceedings 16

Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures 16

Executive Officers of the Registrant 17

PART II

Item 5. Market for Registrant’s Common Equity, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities

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Item 6. Selected Financial Data 21

Item 7. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations 23

Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk 39

Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data 40

Item 9. Changes In and Disagreements With Accountants on Accounting and Financial Disclosure 95

Item 9A. Controls and Procedures 95

Item 9B. Other Information 95

PART III

Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance 96

Item 11. Executive Compensation 96

Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management and Related Stockholder Matters

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Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence 96

Item 14. Principal Accountant Fees and Services 97

PART IV

Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules 98

SIGNATURES 103

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This Annual Report on Form 10-K for Safeway Inc. (“Safeway,” the “Company,” “we” or “our”) contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. We also provide forward-looking statements in other materials which are released to the public, as well as oral forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements contain information about our future operating or financial performance. Forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, which may be beyond our control, as well as assumptions. If assumptions prove to be incorrect or if known or unknown risks and uncertainties materialize into actual events or circumstances, actual results could differ materially from those included in or contemplated or implied by these statements. Forward-looking statements do not strictly relate to historic or current facts. Forward-looking statements are indicated by words or phrases such as “continuing,” “ongoing,” “expects,” “estimates,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “guidance” and similar words or phrases and the negative of such words or phrases. This Annual Report on Form 10-K includes forward-looking statements relating to, among other things: a potential transaction involving the sale of the Company; the distribution of the our shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. ("Blackhawk") to our stockholders; the potential monetization of our ownership interest in Casa Ley S.A. de C.V. ("Casa Ley"); changes to the total closed store reserve; uses of cash; ability to borrow under commercial paper program and/or bank credit facilities; sufficiency of liquidity; repayment of borrowings and debt reduction; interest expense; indemnification obligations; dividend payments on common stock; cash capital expenditures; outcomes of legal proceedings; the effect of new accounting standards; compliance with laws and regulations; amount of indebtedness; realization of deferred tax liability; expansion of proprietary private-label brands; sale of Dominick's locations; multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability; pension plan expense and contributions; obligations and contributions under benefit plans; the rate of return on pension assets; amounts to be recognized as a component of net periodic benefit cost; results of shrink programs; unrecognized tax benefits; unrecognized compensation cost; and repurchases of common stock. The following are among the principal factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those included in or contemplated or implied by the forward-looking statements: • The Company's ability to consummate a transaction involving the sale of the Company; • The Company's ability to execute plans to distribute its Blackhawk stock to Safeway stockholders; • The Company's ability to monetize its investment in Casa Ley;

• General business and economic conditions in our operating regions, including the rate of inflation or deflation, consumer spending levels, currency valuations, population, employment and job growth and/or losses in our markets;

• Sales volume levels and price per item trends;

• Pricing pressures and competitive factors, which could include pricing strategies, store openings, remodels or acquisitions by our competitors;

• Results of our programs to control or reduce costs, improve buying practices and control shrink; • Results of our programs to increase sales; • Results of our continuing efforts to expand corporate brands; • Results of our programs to improve our perishables and center of store departments; • The impact of generic drugs on pharmacy sales and identical-store sales; • Results of our promotional programs; • Results of our capital program;

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• Results of our efforts to improve working capital; • Results of any ongoing litigation in which we are involved or any litigation in which we may become involved; • The resolution of uncertain tax positions;

• The outcome of the agreement to sell substantially all the net assets of Canada Safeway Limited to Sobeys Inc. including the ability to use proceeds as described in this Form 10-K and the ability to project the impact of the transaction on our ongoing operations;

• The outcome of exiting the Chicago market; • The ability to achieve satisfactory operating results in all geographic areas where we operate; • Changes in the financial performance of our equity investments;

• Labor costs, including benefit plan costs and severance payments, or labor disputes that may arise from time to time and work stoppages that could occur in areas where certain collective bargaining agreements have expired or are on indefinite extensions or are scheduled to expire in the near future;

• Potential costs and risks associated with actual or potential cyber attacks; • Data security or other information technology issues that may arise;

• Failure to fully realize or delay in realizing growth prospects for existing or new business ventures, including our Blackhawk and Property Development Centers subsidiaries;

• Legislative, regulatory, tax, accounting or judicial developments, including with respect to Blackhawk; • The cost and stability of fuel, energy and other power sources; • The impact of the cost of fuel on gross margin and identical-store sales; • Discount rates used in actuarial calculations for pension obligations and self-insurance reserves; • The rate of return on our pension assets; • The availability and terms of financing, including interest rates; • Adverse developments with regard to food and drug safety and quality issues or concerns that may arise; • Loss of key members of senior management; • Unanticipated events or changes in real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions and impairments; • Adverse weather conditions and effects from natural disasters; • Performance in new business ventures or other opportunities that we pursue; and • The capital investment in and financial results from our retail stores. We undertake no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or developments after the date hereof. For additional information regarding these risks and uncertainties, see “Item 1A. Risk Factors.” These are not intended to be a discussion of all potential risks or uncertainties, as it is not possible to predict or identify all risk factors.

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PART I

Item 1. Business General The Company began operations in 1926. In July 1986, Safeway was incorporated in the state of Delaware as SSI Holdings Corporation and, thereafter, its name was changed to Safeway Stores, Incorporated. In February 1990, the Company changed its name to Safeway Inc. On February 19, 2014, Safeway announced it is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the Company. Although the discussions are ongoing, the Company has not reached an agreement on a transaction, and there can be no assurance that these discussions will lead to an agreement or a completed transaction. Separately, the Company has decided to distribute the remaining 37.8 million shares it owns of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. ("Blackhawk") (approximately 72.2% of the outstanding Blackhawk shares) to Safeway stockholders. Currently, the plan is to make the distribution on a pro rata basis to all Safeway stockholders in a transaction intended to be tax-free to Safeway and its stockholders. However, if the Company consummates a sale transaction, the distribution may be taxable. In addition, Safeway owns 49% of Casa Ley S.A. de C.V. ("Casa Ley"), the fifth largest food and general merchandise retailer in Mexico based on sales. Based on Casa Ley's improving performance, the Company believes it is an appropriate time to explore alternatives to monetize its investment in Casa Ley. While the Company has discussed its desire to monetize its investment with the majority owners of Casa Ley, there can be no assurance as to whether the Company will be able to sell its interest in Casa Ley at a price and on terms that the Company finds acceptable. On November 3, 2013, Safeway completed the sale of substantially all of the net assets of Canada Safeway Limited ("CSL" and now known as CSL IT Services ULC) to Sobeys Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited. See Note B to the consolidated financial statements set forth in Part II, Item 8 of this report for additional information. During the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company exited the Chicago market, where it operated 72 Dominick's stores. See Note B to the consolidated financial statements set forth in Part II, Item 8 of this report for additional information. The Company’s fiscal year ends on the Saturday nearest December 31. The last three fiscal years consist of the 52-week period ended December 28, 2013 (“fiscal 2013” or “2013”), the 52-week period ended December 29, 2012 (“fiscal 2012” or “2012”) and the 52-week period ended December 31, 2011 (“fiscal 2011” or “2011”). Safeway Inc. is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with 1,335 stores at year-end 2013. The Company’s U.S. retail operations are located principally in California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and the Mid-Atlantic region. In support of its U.S. retail operations, the Company has an extensive network of distribution, manufacturing and food-processing facilities. Safeway owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC (“GroceryWorks”), an online grocery channel doing business under the names Safeway.com and Vons.com (collectively “Safeway.com”). Blackhawk, a majority-owned subsidiary of Safeway, is a leading prepaid payment network utilizing proprietary technology to offer a broad range of gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services. Blackhawk’s payment network supports its three primary constituents: consumers who purchase the products and services Blackhawk offers, content providers who offer branded products that are redeemable for goods and services, and distribution partners who sell those products. Blackhawk’s product offerings include gift cards, prepaid telecom products and prepaid financial services products, including general purpose

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reloadable ("GPR") cards and Blackhawk’s reload network. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Blackhawk acquired InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions TM, a leader in the corporate incentives and consumer promotions marketplace, and Retailo AG, a leading third-party gift card distribution network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. See Note C to the consolidated financial statements set forth in Part II, Item 8 of this report for additional information. Stores Safeway’s average store size is approximately 47,500 square feet. The Company determines the size of a new store based on a number of considerations, including the needs of the community the store serves, the location and site plan and the estimated return on capital invested. Safeway’s “Lifestyle” store showcases the Company’s commitment to quality with an expanded perishables offering. It features an earth-toned décor package that is warm and inviting with special lighting to highlight products and departments, custom flooring and unique display features. The Company believes this warm ambiance significantly enhances the shopping experience. Safeway’s stores provide a full array of grocery items with a portion tailored to local preferences. Most stores offer a wide selection of food and general merchandise and feature a variety of specialty departments such as bakery, delicatessen, floral, seafood and pharmacy. In addition, the majority of stores offer Starbucks coffee shops, and some offer adjacent fuel centers. Safeway continues to operate a number of smaller stores that also offer an extensive selection of food and general merchandise and that generally include one or more specialty departments. These stores remain an important part of the Company’s store network in smaller communities and certain other locations where larger stores may not be feasible because of space limitations and/or community needs or restrictions. The following table summarizes Safeway’s stores by size at year-end 2013:

Square footage Number of stores

Percent of total

Less than 30,000 145 10.9 % 30,000 to 50,000 541 40.5 More than 50,000 649 48.6 Total stores 1,335 100.0 % Store Ownership At year-end 2013, Safeway owned 46% of its stores and leased its remaining stores.

Private Label/Merchandise Safeway's operating strategy is to provide value to its customers by maintaining high store standards and a wide selection of high-quality products at competitive prices. To provide one-stop shopping for today's busy shoppers, the Company emphasizes high-quality produce and meat and offers many unique items through its various specialty departments.

Safeway is focused on differentiating its offering with high-quality perishables. The Company believes it has developed a reputation for having the best produce in the market, through high-quality specifications and precise handling procedures, and the most tender and flavorful meat and poultry, through both the Company's Rancher's Reserve Tender Beef offering and Open Nature all natural beef, chicken and sausages. Safeway's deli/food service department has developed a variety of solutions for today's busy shoppers, including Signature Café sandwiches, soups and salads as well as Primo Taglio deli meats and cheeses. Many Safeway bakeries offer freshly made bread, and the floral department is recognized by its signature gazebo.

Safeway has continued to develop its portfolio of Consumer Brands private label products. The Company has focused its brands into three areas: Health & Wellness, Premium and Core. The prices in each category are generally lower than those of comparable products from national brands.

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The Health & Wellness portfolio includes the O Organics, Eating Right, Open Nature and Bright Green brands. These offerings address consumers' specific health needs or preferences. O Organics is an exclusively organic brand. Eating Right offers products created for specific eating needs such as high protein, gluten free, low calorie and general health maintenance. Open Nature is a line of products that are 100% natural. Bright Green is an environmentally friendly household product line.

The Premium portfolio includes the Safeway SELECT, Signature Café, Rancher's Reserve, Primo Taglio, waterfront BISTRO and Debi Lilly offerings. Safeway SELECT is a line of quality products that the Company believes are unique to the category. Waterfront BISTRO is a seafood brand designed to make preparing a restaurant-quality meal at home easy. Debi Lilly is a line of unique bouquets, candles, vases and gifts.

In the fourth quarter of 2013, Safeway announced a partnership with celebrity chef Marcella Valladolid, creating a proprietary brand for Safeway bearing her name. Initially launched with marinated meats, authentic tortillas and snacks, this line will continue to expand as Safeway looks to offer more products that appeal to Hispanics and all Hispanic food lovers.

In the Core portfolio are the Safeway brands Lucerne, Refreshe, the Snack Artist and Pantry Essentials. The Safeway brand is a family of four brands: Safeway Farms, Safeway Kitchens, Safeway Home and Safeway Care. The Lucerne brand has been producing quality dairy products for over 100 years. The Snack Artist offers high-quality and great value snacks in a variety of categories such as chips, snacking nuts and frozen categories in whimsical, resealable packaging, a unique feature in the category. Pantry Essentials was launched in 2011 as a value line, offering basic items across several categories, including dairy, meat, canned vegetables and paper goods.

During 2012, Safeway completed the roll out of the just for U™ personalized pricing and digital marketing program in U.S. markets. This program allows a customer to download personalized pricing and digital coupons to the Safeway Club Card.

Manufacturing and Wholesale The principal function of manufacturing operations is to manufacture and process private-label merchandise sold in stores operated by Safeway. As measured by sales dollars, 13% of Safeway’s private-label merchandise is manufactured in Company-owned plants, and the remainder is purchased from third parties. Safeway operated the following manufacturing and processing facilities in the United States at year-end 2013: Milk plants 6 Bakery plants 6 Ice cream plants 2 Soft drink bottling plants 4 Fruit and vegetable processing plants 1 Cake commissary 1 Total 20 In addition, the Company operates laboratory facilities for quality assurance and research and development in certain plants and at its corporate offices. Distribution Safeway has 13 distribution/warehousing centers in the United States, which collectively provide the majority of all products to Safeway’s retail operating areas. The distribution center in Maryland is operated by a third party.

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Capital Expenditure Program A key component of the Company’s long-term growth strategy is its capital expenditure program. The Company’s capital expenditure program funds, among other things, new stores, remodels, retail shopping center development, manufacturing plants, distribution facilities and information technology. Safeway’s management has maintained a rigorous program to select and approve new capital investments. As previously reported, Safeway completed the sale of the net assets of CSL to Sobeys Inc. on November 3, 2013. Additionally, in the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company exited the Chicago market where it operated 72 Dominick's stores. CSL and Dominick's are reported as discontinued operations. All information in the table below excludes discontinued operations. It details changes in the Company’s store base and presents the Company’s cash capital expenditures over the last five years (dollars in millions):

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 Total stores at beginning of year 1,346 1,377 1,392 1,422 1,436 Stores opened: New 3 3 4 3 2 Replacement 4 5 18 9 4

7 8 22 12 6 Stores closed or sold 18 39 37 42 20 Total stores at year end 1,335 1,346 1,377 1,392 1,422 Number of fuel stations at year end 349 340 334 326 322 Total retail square footage at year end (in millions) 63.4 63.8 65.1 65.1 66.0 Cash paid for property additions 767.4 821.2 992.4 689.6 721.7 Cash paid for property additions as a percentage of sales and other revenue

2.1 % 2.3 % 2.8 % 2.1 % 2.2 %

In 2014, the Company expects to spend approximately $800 million to $900 million for capital expenditures. The decline in the store count over the last five years is due to a focus on completing Lifestyle remodels rather than opening new stores while, at the same time, selling or closing underperforming stores. In 2012, the Company disposed of 25 of its Genuardi's stores. See Note B to the consolidated financial statements set forth in Part II, Item 8 of this report. Financial Information about Segments, Geographic Areas and Sales Revenue by Type of Similar Product Note Q to the consolidated financial statements set forth in Part II, Item 8 of this report provides financial information about the Company’s segments, geographic areas and sales revenue by type of similar product. Trade Names and Trademarks Safeway has invested significantly in the development and protection of “Safeway” both as a trade name and a trademark and considers it to be an important business asset. Safeway also owns more than 300 other trademarks registered and/or pending in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other jurisdictions, including trademarks for its product and services such as Safeway, Safeway SELECT, Rancher’s Reserve, O Organics, Lucerne, Primo Taglio, Eating Right, mom to mom, waterfront BISTRO, Bright Green, Pantry Essentials, Open Nature, Refreshe, Snack Artist, Signature Café, Priority, just for U™, My Simple Nutrition, Ingredients for Life, and other trademarks such as Pak’N Save Foods, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, and Carrs Quality Centers. Each trademark registration is for an initial period of 10 or 20 years, depending on the registration date, and may be renewed so long as it is in continued use in commerce.

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Safeway considers its trademarks to be of material importance to its business and actively defends and enforces its rights. Working Capital At year-end 2013, working capital consisted of $8.5 billion in current assets and $5.9 billion in current liabilities. Normal operating fluctuations in these substantial balances can result in changes to cash flow from operations presented in the consolidated statements of cash flows that are not necessarily indicative of long-term operating trends. There are no unusual industry practices or requirements relating to working capital items. Seasonality Blackhawk receives a significant portion of the cash inflow from the sale of third-party prepaid cards late in the fourth quarter of the year and generally remits the cash, less commissions, to the card partners early in the first quarter of the following year. Safeway's first three fiscal quarters contain 12 weeks. The fourth quarters of 2013, 2012 and 2011 contain 16 weeks. See Note V to the consolidated financial statements set forth in Part II, Item 8 of this report. Competition Food retailing is very competitive. The principal competitive factors that affect the Company’s business are location, quality, price, service, selection and condition of assets. We face intense competition from traditional grocery retailers, non-traditional competitors such as supercenters and club stores, as well as from specialty and niche supermarkets, drug stores, dollar stores, convenience stores and restaurants. Safeway and its competitors engage in price competition which, from time to time, has adversely affected operating margins in the Company’s markets. Raw Materials Various agricultural commodities constitute the principal raw materials used by the Company in the manufacture of its food products. Management believes that raw materials for its products are not in short supply, and all are readily available from a wide variety of independent suppliers. Compliance with Environmental Laws The Company’s compliance with federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations that have been enacted or adopted regulating the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise related to the protection of the environment has not had and is not expected to have a material adverse effect upon the Company’s financial position or results of operations. Employees At year-end 2013, Safeway had more than 138,000 full- and part-time employees. Just over 75% of Safeway's employees are covered by collective bargaining agreements negotiated with union locals affiliated with one of seven different international unions. There are almost 400 such agreements, typically having three- to five-year terms. Accordingly, Safeway renegotiates a significant number of these agreements every year.

During 2013, contracts covering approximately 28,000 employees were ratified, excluding Canadian operations and Dominick's. In particular, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (“UFCW”) collective bargaining agreements which covered approximately 25,000 employees, primarily in stores in the Company's Northwest and Eastern divisions, were ratified. Available Information Safeway’s investor Web site is located at www.safeway.com/investor_relations. You may access our Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filings free of charge at our corporate Web site promptly after such material is electronically filed with, or furnished to, the SEC. We also maintain certain corporate governance documents on our Web site, including the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines, our Director Independence Standards, the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for the Company’s corporate directors, officers and employees, and the charters for our Audit, Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Executive Compensation committees. We will provide a copy of any such documents to any stockholder who requests it. We do not intend for information found on the Company’s Web site to be part of this document.

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