Safeway Grocery Markup Dispute Concludes with $41.9 Million Settlement
Safeway Inc. will pay $41.9 million to customers who ordered groceries
online and were charged a 10 percent markup on the items they ordered
compared to the prices charged in-store, a court has confirmed. Rodman
v. Safeway Inc., No. 11-3003 (N.D. Cal., order entered November 30,
2015). A California federal court approved the settlement amount of $31
million in damages and $10.9 million in prejudgment interest. Additional
details about the case appear in Issues 549 and 577 of this Update.