Safeway Snapped Up By Rival Retailer Morrisons

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A shopper pushes his cart outside a Morrisons supermarket January 9,... News PhotoAbove,Business,Customer,England,Finance,Geographical Locations,Groceries,Lancashire,London - England,Merger,Occupation,Pushing,Rochdale - England,Safeway,Supermarket,UK,USA,Wm Morrison SupermarketsPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2003 Getty ImagesROCHDALE - JANUARY 9: A shopper pushes his cart outside a Morrisons supermarket January 9, 2003 in Rochdale, Lancashire. The mid-size British supermarket chain, Morrisons, announced its bid to overtake rival Safeway in a 2.9 billion pound deal that would combine the firm with 589 stores and a 16 percent market share. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)