Canada Safeway Ltd
Canada Safeway Ltd is a food retailer with head offices in Winnipeg. Started as Safeway Stores Ltd in 1929, the company adopted its present name in 1947. In 1995, directly or through its subsidiaries, it operated 244 food retail stores from Ontario to BC. It also operates wholesale grocery warehouses, bakeries, canneries and food-processing plants in Canada. As of January 1995 it had $4.79 billion in sales or operating revenue (ranking 44th in Canada) and assets of $1.2 billion (ranking 127th). The company is 100% owned by Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts of New York.