Safeway Inc. (Safeway) is a food and drug retailer in North America. As of January 1, 2011, the Company had 1,694 stores. The Company's the United States retail operations are located in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region. The Company's Canadian retail operations are located in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba/Saskatchewan. In support of its retail operations, the Company has network of distribution, manufacturing and food-processing facilities. Safeway owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC (GroceryWorks), an online grocery channel doing business under the names Safeway.com, Vons.com and Genuardis.com (collectively Safeway.com). Safeway also has a 49% ownership interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V. (Casa Ley), which operates 168 food and general merchandise stores in Western Mexico.