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Posted on 31 Mar 2011 | 8,493 views
Safeway Stock Market Price After October 1929 Crash

The Sam Seelig Company held a contest in 1925 to develop a new name for the grocery store, the result of which was Safeway. The original slogan was “an admonition and an invitation” to “Drive the Safeway – Buy the Safeway” — the point of the name was that the grocery operated on a cash-and-carry basis, it did not offer credit as had been traditional for grocers.