One of the nation's largest grocery chains is reportedly about to have a new owner.
According to a report in the "Wall Street Journal," Cerberus Capital Management has a preliminary agreement to buy Bay Area-based Safeway at a price of more than $9 billion.
Cerberus already owns Albertson's, which is the fifth largest chain in the nation.
Safeway is the second largest, by market share.
Any deal would be subject to a thumbs up from Safeway's board of directors.