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Target grocery chief departs

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. senior vice president of grocery merchandising Anne Dament will be leaving the company on November 18 after a year and half in that role, Target announced earlier this month. Dament was hired in April 2015 from Safeway Inc. to oversee the food business as one of the first major hires by

Safeway acquires stores from California chains

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway Inc. has purchased seven stores, including five in the San Francisco Bay Area from Andronico’s Community Markets. The other two are G&G Market stores in Petaluma and Santa Rosa, Calif. Renovo Capital, which acquired Andronico’s out of bankruptcy in 2011, approached Safeway this year about purchasing the stores in Berkeley, Los