FILE- In this Thursday, April 26, 2012, file photo, a Safeway online shopping advertisement is shown at a Safeway store in San Francisco. Safeway Inc. said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, its profit margin slipped in the third quarter as it spent money on launching a new customer loyalty program, an investment the supermarket operator said should drive sales going forward. The sale of its Genuardi's chain helped offset the decline and pushed the company's net income up 21 percent. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

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FILE- In this Thursday, April 26, 2012, file photo, a Safeway online shopping advertisement is shown at a Safeway store in San Francisco. Safeway Inc. said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, its profit margin slipped in the third quarter as it spent money on launching a new customer loyalty program, an investment the supermarket operator said should drive sales going forward. The sale of its Genuardi's chain helped offset the decline and pushed the company's net income up 21 percent. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
FILE- In this Thursday, April 26, 2012, file photo, a Safeway online shopping advertisement is shown at a Safeway store in San Francisco. Safeway Inc. said Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, its profit margin slipped in the third quarter as it spent money on launching a new customer loyalty program, an investment the supermarket operator said should drive sales going forward. The sale of its Genuardi's chain helped offset the decline and pushed the company's net income up 21 percent. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
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