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Several sources told MNB late last night that Safeway here in the US has cancelled all travel plans for all its executives, leading some to question exactly what’s happening with the nation’s third biggest food retailer.

Is it just a short-term cost-cutting move by the chain looking to make up for problems it is having in its Philadelphia, Chicago, and Dallas operations? Or is there something else going on, something that could impact the future of the entire company.

Hard to know. But the rumor mill is buzzing…
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