Content about Steve Burd

March 15, 2013

Is it just me, or does it seem like the past two months or so have seen an unusually high level of turnover at the top? It's gotten so that you need a scorecard to keep up with all the comings and goings, as chief executives are forced out, jump ship, retire or move on.

This year's changing of the guard is bittersweet because it includes the retirement of two veteran retailers, Steve Burd of Safeway and Maxine Clark of Build-A-Bear Workshop.

January 3, 2013

The hunt is on for a new chief executive at Safeway following the resignation of longtime chairman and CEO Steve Burd.

New York -- The hunt is on for a new chief executive at Safeway following the resignation of longtime chairman and CEO Steve Burd.

Burd, 62, is scheduled to retire at the company’s annual stockholders meeting on May 14 and will aid in the search of his successor that is said to include internal and external candidates. Burd joined Safeway in October 1992 as president and was appointed CEO in May of the following year.

December 4, 2008

Safeway Inc. told investors Thursday that it will aggressively cut costs, lower prices and focus...

October 7, 2008

The U.S. Department of Labor presented Safeway chairman, president and CEO Steve Burd with the...

March 12, 2008

Safeway Inc. president and CEO Steve Burd said his company will rely more on providing...

March 4, 2008

Safeway Inc. CEO Steve Burd said he might sell or “monetize” part of its Blackhawk...

February 21, 2008

Safeway CEO Steve Burd confirmed on Thursday that it plans to test a new, smaller...

December 31, 2007

Preparing “best lists” is an American obsession. From the earliest Best Dressed list from...

December 13, 2007

Pleasanton, Calif. Safeway said on Thursday that it will introduce three new growth vehicles to...

February 28, 2007

There are plenty of reasons for people in the retailing business to embrace the importance...