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  • The companies receiving a letter on Sunday from the group were Wal-Mart Stores Inc, supermarket operators Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, which operate pharmacies, and drugstore chains Walgreen Co and Rite Aid Corp..

  • Empire, owner of Sobeys, reports nil quarterly profit Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    March 12- Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys, reported a steep fall in quarterly profit, hurt by higher inventory losses and higher costs due to a weaker Canadian dollar. Net earnings fell to C $40,000, or nil Canadian cents per share, in the third quarter, ended Feb 1, from C $74.1 million, or C $1.09 per share, a year earlier.

  • *Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates. NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record after more jobs than expected were created in February and January's figure was revised higher.

  • Stocks staged a mixed finish Friday, with the S&P 500 not far from its record high.

  • *Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates. NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stocks pulled back on Friday, with the Nasdaq extending losses in late afternoon trading as investors adjusted their positions ahead of the weekend and caution prevailed because of the simmering crisis in Ukraine.

  • Winners and losers in $9 billion Safeway deal Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 1:33 PM ET
    Customers leave a Safeway store on March 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Cerberus struck a $9 billion-plus deal to buy grocery giant Safeway—a tie-up that should be a win for the consumer.

  • *Putin rebuffs Obama as Ukraine crisis escalates. NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stocks trimmed earlier gains on Friday's jobs data to trade little changed by midday as investors turned cautious before the weekend, with the S&P 500 near record highs and a simmering crisis in Ukraine.

  • This Thursday, April 26, 2012, file photo, shows the exterior of a Safeway store in San Francisco. Safeway Inc. said Thursday, July 19, 2012, that its net income fell 16 percent in the second quarter, as the grocery store operator spent more on advertising and fought to hold onto customers amid growing competition. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • *Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway; Safeway shares slip. NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday after an unexpectedly strong payrolls report in February, although gains were curbed by lingering tensions in Ukraine, with the S&P 500 at record highs.

  • *FireEye shares decline after secondary offering. *Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway; Safeway shares slip. NEW YORK, March 7- U.S. stocks were set for a higher open on Friday after more jobs than expected were created in February, with traders keeping an eye on lingering tensions in Ukraine.

  • Safeway snatched up by PE firm     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    Private equity giant Cerberus Capital has agreed to buy Safeway for more than $9 billon. The "Squawk on the Street" news team, weigh in.

  • *FireEye shares decline after secondary offering. *Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway; Safeway shares slip. President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in Crimea, saying Russia could not ignore calls for help from Russian speakers in Ukraine.

  • Early movers: BIG, FL, GPS, HRB, F, GE, NOK & more Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:42 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • March 6- Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion. The offer price of $40 per share represents a premium of 1.3 percent to Safeway's Thursday closing stock price of $39.47 on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Cerberus confirms Safeway deal worth more than $9B Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:14 PM ET
    Customers leave a Safeway store on March 5, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

    Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management on Thursday confirmed a deal purchase grocery store chain Safeway for more than $9 billion.

  • Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway for about $9.4 bln Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    March 6- Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion.

  • Cerberus reaches preliminary deal for Safeway     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    Cerberus plans to take over Safeway for a total value of about $40 per share, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • *G Asset Management offers to buy stake in Barnes& Noble or Nook. *Groupon shares drop after company forecasts loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm.

  • Midday movers: Intuit, Wal-Mart Stores, 3M Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Ssome of Friday's midday movers:

  • Feb 20- The struggles of the low-income U.S. consumer are playing out in Wal-Mart Stores Inc's grocery aisles. Wal-Mart shares fell 2.2 percent in morning trading. To combat sluggish sales, broaden its customer base and fend off aggressive rivals, Wal-Mart said it was doubling the number of smaller new stores it originally planned to open this year.

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