Steve Burd, who joined Safeway 20 years ago as president and became CEO shortly thereafter, plans to retire in May. Burd, who is also chairman, says he will help search for a successor. The company will consider internal and external candidates.
Experts with Procter & Gamble's Wella brand have released a report describing four hair-care trends expected to influence care and styling products this year. Among them are Fusion, a blend of Eastern and Western influences, and Allegra, a healthy, clean look reflecting a desire for perfection.