Kroger Co (N:KR)

Business Focus: Food Retail & Distribution

Sep 23, 2019 08:30 am ET
Food 4 Less Names 26-Year Grocery Veteran Nancy Lebold as Vice President of Merchandising
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Food 4 Less/Foods Co, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the hire of Nancy Lebold as vice president of merchandising for the company, effective September 23. She will report to Bryan Kaltenbach, president of the Food 4 Less/ Foods Co Division. Ms. Lebold succeeds Mike Servold, who was recently promoted to vice president of operations of Kroger's Atlanta division....
Sep 19, 2019 02:11 pm ET
Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 16¢ per share to be paid on December 1, 2019, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2019. ...
Sep 19, 2019 08:00 am ET
Kroger's Wellness Your Way Festival Returns to Cincinnati with Celebrity-Charged Lineup October 11-13
CINCINNATI, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inclusion Companies LLC, in partnership with The Kroger Co., is proud to announce the second annual Wellness Your Way Festival, taking place Oct. 11-13, 2019 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio....
Sep 18, 2019 06:30 am ET
Kroger First to Take Apeel Produce Coast-to-Coast
CINCINNATI and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Apeel Sciences, a 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 and Fast Company Most Innovative Company, today announced that Apeel's longer-lasting avocados will be available in more than 1,100 Kroger stores in the U.S. ...
Sep 17, 2019 12:08 pm ET
Kroger Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Seventh Consecutive Year
CINCINNATI, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI) for the seventh consecutive year....
Sep 12, 2019 03:15 pm ET
Kroger and Ocado Name Dallas Location of Fifth High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center
DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Dallas, Texas, as the fifth location for a Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC)....
Sep 12, 2019 08:30 am ET
Kroger Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results
CINCINNATI, Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its second quarter 2019 results and provided a Restock Kroger progress update on the company's three-year transformation plan....
Sep 11, 2019 12:43 pm ET
Kroger Invites Customers to Make a Difference with Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Digital Promotion
CINCINNATI, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is offering customers a new way to shop, save and make a difference during its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste 5x digital event, celebrating the company's social impact initiative's two-year anniversary....
Sep 05, 2019 05:23 pm ET
Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank During September’s Hunger Action Month
Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate 30,000 pounds of protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour, Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief...
Sep 05, 2019 01:20 pm ET
Kroger's Simple Truth® Brand Launches Plant Based Collection
CINCINNATI, Sept. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today a new collection: Simple Truth® Plant Based. The collection will include fresh meatless burger patties and grinds as well as plant-based cookie dough, pasta sauces, sausages, deli slices, dips and other items. ...
Aug 29, 2019 10:45 am ET
Kroger Second Quarter Conference Call with Investors
CINCINNATI, Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will host its second quarter 2019 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Kroger's management team will comment on financial and operational results for the second quarter 2019....
Aug 28, 2019 10:14 am ET
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation's Innovation Fund Names its Inaugural Cohort
CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Innovation Fund (the "Fund"), a program of The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation (the "Foundation"), today named its inaugural cohort of innovators, selected from nearly 400 applicants who submitted interest earlier this year during the first-ever open call. The invitation welcomed innovators to submit ideas and solutions to prevent food waste for an opportunity to receive a grant, ranging from $25,000 to $250,000 per project, from the $1 million designated for the first cohort....
Aug 20, 2019 09:18 am ET
Kroger Health Awarded Community Pharmacy Practice Accreditation for Advancement in Nationwide Clinical Services
CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger Health recently received the CPPA Community Pharmacy Practice Accreditation through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®). The CPPA accreditation recognizes Kroger Health's ongoing commitment to help people live healthier lives through the continued acceleration of clinical services with their more than 2,200 pharmacies across the nation. These services include immunization administration, medication therapy management, and health and wellness screenings. ...
Aug 19, 2019 07:30 am ET
Kroger and Walgreens to Expand Exploratory Pilot to Knoxville, Tennessee
CINCINNATI and DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on an exploratory pilot launched in October 2018, The Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced the introduction of a new test area for the retailers, featuring the expansion of Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup at select Walgreens stores as well as the launch of Walgreens' owned-brand health and beauty products in 17 Kroger stores in Knoxville, Tennessee. ...
Aug 12, 2019 10:37 am ET
Ralphs Completes Solar Power Installation At 555,000-Square-Foot Facility In Los Angeles Area
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today announced the installation of a photovoltaic solar power array at its automated distribution center in Paramount, Calif., a 555,000-square-foot building that provides products to 190 Ralphs stores and 95 Food 4 Less stores throughout Southern California....
Aug 12, 2019 10:26 am ET
Kroger Reduced Food Waste Footprint in Supermarkets by 9% Last Year, Marking Another Measurable Action to Create a More Sustainable Future
CINCINNATI, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the company's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste efforts reduced its supermarket food waste footprint – the overall food waste it produced – by 9% in 2018, creating measurable improvements in its retail operations and more environmentally-conscious associates.  ...
Aug 01, 2019 12:08 pm ET
Home Chef Announces Move to New State-of-the-Art Production Center in San Bernardino County
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, one of the largest meal kit delivery companies in the U.S., is expanding in San Bernardino County, nearly tripling the size of its operations. Based in Chicago, Home Chef will relocate its West Coast production facility to 200,000-square-feet of space at 1445 S. Tippecanoe Avenue in San Bernardino to even better serve their ever-increasing customer base. The innovative, fast-growing company has been doing business in the city of San Bernardino since 2015. With this move, Home Chef will retain more than 300 existing jobs in San B...
Jul 30, 2019 02:00 pm ET
Kroger Announces New Nashville Division President
CINCINNATI, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Sonya Hostetler has been named president of the Nashville division, effective August 1. She succeeds Zane Day, who previously announced his plans to retire from the company after nearly 45 years of service....
Jul 24, 2019 01:43 pm ET
Kroger and Ocado Break Ground on America's Second High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center
GROVELAND, Fla., July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today broke ground on America's second customer fulfillment center (CFC), located in Groveland, FL – a new market for the retailer....
Jul 22, 2019 08:30 am ET
Kroger Names First-Ever Agency of Record: DDB New York
CINCINNATI and NEW YORK, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger announced today it has named DDB New York as its official Agency of Record (AOR) after a historic competitive pitch process. As Kroger's first-ever creative AOR, DDB will be responsible for developing a refreshed, stronger brand identity to support the company's vision of serving food inspiration and uplift through Restock Kroger and beyond. ...
Jul 12, 2019 02:09 pm ET
Food 4 Less Launches Home Delivery Service
LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Food 4 Less shoppers can now have their groceries delivered to their doorsteps thanks to a new home delivery service being offered via Instacart at all 129 Food4Less/ FoodsCo. locations in California, Illinois and Indiana....
Jul 11, 2019 06:30 am ET
Kroger and Ocado Name Georgia Location of High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center
ATLANTA, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced plans for a new high-tech customer fulfillment center (CFC) in Forest Park, Georgia, a $55 million investment that will create more than 400 new jobs. ...
Jul 10, 2019 08:00 am ET
Kroger Health and Myriad Genetics Launch Pilot Program to Improve the Treatment of Depression
CINCINNATI, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of The Kroger Co. providing health, wellness, and nutrition solutions to more than 14 million people nationwide, announced its partnership with Myriad Genetics to pilot Myriad Genetics' GeneSight® pharmacogenomic test with Kroger Health Plan members. Nearly 500 Kroger pharmacies across five states will participate in the GeneSight pilot.  GeneSight is the market-leading genetic test to help clinicians personalize treatment plans for their patients with depression....
Jun 19, 2019 08:00 am ET
Home Chef leverages Points’ Loyalty Commerce Platform to Power New Incentive Offering
Points (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM), the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, today announced a multi-year partnership with Home Chef, one of the largest meal kit delivery companies in the U.S. United Airlines’ MileagePlus members will now earn...
Jun 12, 2019 12:00 pm ET
CV Sciences, Inc. Announces New Distribution With Kroger and Expands Its Offering of Topical Products
CV Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB:CVSI) (the “Company”, “CV Sciences”, “our”, “us” or “we”), a preeminent supplier and manufacturer of hemp CBD products, is pleased to announce further expansion of its industry-dominating PlusCBD™ Oil brand with The Kroger...
May 21, 2019 11:32 am ET
Kroger and Loop Announce Exclusive Grocery Retail Partnership
CINCINNATI, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Loop, the revolutionary circular e-commerce platform developed by TerraCycle, today announced an exclusive grocery retail partnership agreement in the United States, advancing Kroger's zero-waste vision by reducing single-use plastics in the environment. ...
May 20, 2019 07:30 am ET
Thasos Launches QStreams, Offering Quantitative Hedge Funds Unprecedented Insight Into Consumer Foot Traffic
NEW YORK, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thasos, an alternative data intelligence firm that transforms real-time locations from mobile phones into objective and actionable insights, today announced the launch of its real-time foot traffic product, QStreams. Developed specifically for quantitative hedge funds, QStreams is the most comprehensive dataset available that is based on high-quality mobile phone location data. Thasos has partnered with Battle of the Quants to make QStreams available free of charge for a limited time via an exclusive beta program starting May 21, 2019....
May 14, 2019 04:05 pm ET
Kroger and Lindsay Goldberg Announce Strategic Partnership to Form PearlRock Partners
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) and Lindsay Goldberg, a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with families, founders and management teams seeking to actively build their businesses, today announced the formation of PearlRock Partners, a new platform that will identify, invest in and help grow the next generation of leading consumer product brands. PearlRock Partners will be one of the largest data-driven investment vehicles focused on consumer brands. The platform will be a part of Kroger’s alternative profit streams portfolio.
May 06, 2019 04:15 pm ET
Kroger and Home Chef Launch Pilot for Three New Retail Meal Solutions
CHICAGO, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef announced today a pilot to enhance its existing selection of meal kits sold in more than 900 Kroger Family of Stores across the country with three new options. ...
May 06, 2019 11:45 am ET
84.51° Expands Chicago Presence with Move to Redeveloped Old Post Office
CHICAGO, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 84.51° announced today it will relocate its Chicago office to the redeveloped Old Post Office at 433 W. Van Buren Street. 84.51°'s long-term plan is to increase its footprint in downtown Chicago from a current team of 86 associates to more than 250 associates within five years. This growth will allow 84.51° to accelerate the creation of products and solutions that leverage customer science and drive informed decisions and experiences for The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and CPG partners.  ...
Apr 30, 2019 02:00 pm ET
Kroger Announces New Columbus and Dallas Division Presidents
CINCINNATI, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Dana Zurcher, currently Dallas division president, has been named president of the Columbus division. She will be succeeded by Tom Schwilke, who joins Kroger with more than 35 years of retail leadership experience. ...
Apr 29, 2019 10:15 am ET
Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Completes Previously Announced Acquisition Of Turkey Hill From The Kroger Co.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital ("Peak Rock"), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Turkey Hill Dairy business ("Turkey Hill" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of ice cream and refrigerated drinks, from The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR).Founded in 1931, Turkey Hill is a leading manufacturer and distributor of ice cream and refrigerated drinks for the retail, foodservice, and alternative channels. Turkey Hill has a diverse customer base, inc...
Apr 29, 2019 08:30 am ET
Kroger Completes Sale of Turkey Hill Business to Peak Rock Capital Affiliate
CINCINNATI and AUSTIN, Texas, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has completed the sale of its Turkey Hill business to an affiliate of Peak Rock Capital. ...
Apr 25, 2019 10:03 am ET
The Cardinal Health Foundation and Kroger Co-host Nationwide Drug Take-Back Events on April 27
DUBLIN, Ohio, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation and Kroger will host drug take-back events at more than 200 local pharmacy locations across the country from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event provides a safe, convenient and anonymous way for customers to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. ...
Apr 24, 2019 03:00 pm ET
Kroger Celebrates Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Achievements
CINCINNATI, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced its latest milestones and results for Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, the company's bold vision to end hunger in the communities it serves and eliminate waste across the company by 2025....
Apr 23, 2019 02:00 pm ET
Home Chef Announces Plan to Move Headquarters to Redeveloped Old Post Office
CHICAGO, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, one of the nation's leading meal kit companies, today announced plans to move its headquarters into the redeveloped Old Post Office this summer as it prepares to accommodate future team growth. Home Chef, which merged with The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) in 2018, will use the new space to accelerate growth and innovation, develop new products and expand the availability of current meal solutions....
Apr 17, 2019 08:00 am ET
Kroger and Nuro Launch Autonomous Grocery Delivery Service in Houston
HOUSTON, April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Nuro, the robotics company transforming local commerce, have launched their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston, starting with the South Post Oak store and followed by the Buffalo Speedway store later this spring. Houston is the second market for Kroger and Nuro's delivery service, and the first public use of Nuro's self-driving fleet in the city....
Apr 15, 2019 07:00 am ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for The Kroger, UGI, Ares Capital, Cabot Microelectronics, Hershey, and Lindsay — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI), Ares Capital...
Apr 09, 2019 02:00 pm ET
Kroger Announces Executive Promotions to Support Restock Kroger
CINCINNATI, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced several executive promotions to support Restock Kroger and the company's long-term growth. ...
Mar 29, 2019 02:37 pm ET
Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to the Tarrant Area Food Bank
Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Tarrant Area Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry...
Mar 29, 2019 09:31 am ET
Option-trading opportunities on BB&T Corp., Celgene Corp., Canada Goose Inc., Kroger Co., and PepsiCo Inc.
NEW YORK, March 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BBT, CELG, GOOS, KR, and PEP....
Mar 28, 2019 09:18 am ET
Kroger Named One of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
CINCINNATI, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it earned a perfect score on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's national benchmarking tool for corporate policies and practices supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees....
Mar 22, 2019 09:00 am ET
Kroger Division QFC to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bags Starting April 1
BELLEVUE, Wash., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning April 1, QFC, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), will no longer offer single-use plastic bags. Throughout the month of April, QFC will donate $1 for each reusable bag sold in its stores to The Nature Conservancy, a global nonprofit committed to protecting the earth's lands and waters....
Mar 20, 2019 07:00 am ET
Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire Turkey Hill From The Kroger Co.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital ("Peak Rock"), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Turkey Hill Dairy business ("Turkey Hill"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of ice cream, refrigerated drinks, and dairy products, from The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR)....
Mar 19, 2019 04:05 pm ET
Kroger and Peak Rock Capital Announce Definitive Agreement for Purchase of Kroger's Turkey Hill Business
CINCINNATI and AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Peak Rock Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm based in Austin, Texas, today announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Kroger's Turkey Hill business to an affiliate of Peak Rock Capital. ...
Mar 19, 2019 10:00 am ET
Kroger and Ocado Name Central Florida City Location of Second High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center
GROVELAND, Fla., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Groveland, Lake County, Florida, as the second location for one of their Customer Fulfillment Centers (CFC)....
Mar 14, 2019 11:31 am ET
Kroger Precision Marketing Partners with Pinterest on Targeting and Closed Loop Measurement
CINCINNATI, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) are excited to announce a strategic integrated media and measurement relationship with Pinterest. This relationship enables advertisers to leverage Kroger's first-party data for targeting on Pinterest and effectively track from digital inspiration to purchase via closed-loop measurement – a strong point of differentiation in the marketplace....
Mar 14, 2019 10:49 am ET
Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 14¢ per share to be paid on June 1, 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2019. ...
Mar 14, 2019 09:00 am ET
Kroger and Nuro Launch Autonomous Delivery Service in Houston
HOUSTON, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer and Nuro, the robotics company transforming local commerce, today announced the launch of their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston. The innovative service will be available through two Houston Kroger stores, reaching customers residing in four local zip codes....
Mar 13, 2019 07:30 am ET
Kroger and Inmar Finalize Strategic Relationship
CINCINNATI and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inmar and The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the completion of Inmar's acquisition of You Technology, LLC, a digital coupon and digital rebate publishing platform, from Kroger and the finalization of Inmar's long-term service agreement to provide digital coupon services to the Kroger family of stores. ...
Mar 12, 2019 08:00 am ET
Major Players in the Bottled Water Space
With U.S. bottled water sales volumes reaching roughly 13.7 billion gallons in 2017 according to Statista, the United States presents the world’s largest consumer market for bottled water products. In this report, we examine how some of the...
Mar 08, 2019 12:00 pm ET
Kroger Celebrates Women's History Month
CINCINNATI, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) invites customers and associates to celebrate Women's History Month through a collection of inspiring experiences and stories, uplifting women in the company and across its communities and supply chain. ...
Mar 08, 2019 08:31 am ET
Option-trading opportunities on Costco Wholesale Co., Kroger Co., Micron Technology Inc., Netflix Inc., and Exxon Mobil Corp.
NEW YORK, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for COST, KR, MU, NFLX, and XOM....
Mar 07, 2019 06:45 am ET
Kroger Delivers Key Year-One Restock Kroger Commitments
CINCINNATI, March 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported fourth quarter and fiscal 2018 results and provided a Restock Kroger progress update after its first full year executing the company's three-year transformation plan. ...
Mar 06, 2019 08:35 am ET
Kroger to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference
CINCINNATI, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today Mike Schlotman, Kroger's executive vice president and CFO, and Gary Millerchip, Kroger's CEO of Kroger Personal Finance, will address investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference at 10:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 12, 2019....
Mar 05, 2019 11:00 am ET
Kroger Joins Natural Products Expo West
CINCINNATI, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is excited to return to Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California with two exclusive events for entrepreneurs and emerging brands....
Mar 01, 2019 07:00 am ET
Kroger Announces Second Division to Stop Accepting Visa Credit Cards Due to Excessive Transaction Fees
CINCINNATI and SALT LAKE CITY, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that its Smith's Food & Drug Stores division will be the company's second banner to stop accepting Visa credit cards as a form of payment, beginning April 3, 2019. Smith's will continue to accept all other forms of payment....
Feb 27, 2019 07:45 am ET
Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind The Kroger, MarketAxess, Eros International, Hershey, Actuant, and Gazit-Globe — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX), Eros...
Feb 22, 2019 12:56 pm ET
Kroger Fourth Quarter Conference Call with Investors
CINCINNATI, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will host its fourth quarter 2018 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 7, 2019. ...
Feb 19, 2019 08:15 am ET
Kroger and Ocado Announce Two Additional Sites for High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Centers
CINCINNATI, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic as the newly-named regions for America's next two customer fulfillment centers (CFC). ...
Feb 13, 2019 07:00 am ET
Kroger Introduces Kroger Pay and Kroger REWARDS Debit Card
CINCINNATI, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it is introducing Kroger Pay, a mobile payment solution that securely combines a customer's payment and loyalty card information to create a faster checkout experience. The company is also launching a new Kroger REWARDS debit card, a rewarding payment option for customers. ...
Feb 06, 2019 09:30 am ET
Kroger and Home Chef Expand Nationwide Retail Rollout and Launch Customizable Meal Kit Feature for Online Orders
CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef announced today the introduction of retail meal kits to new cities, bringing the weekly rotating meal solution to 500 additional Kroger Family of Stores across the country. Additionally, homechef.com has launched a customizable meal kit feature for online orders, allowing customers to have more flexibility in deciding what's for dinner by providing the choice to change and upgrade recipe ingredients. The feature—the first among leading meal kit brands—offers unprecedented variety for customers. ...
Feb 05, 2019 08:00 am ET
Kroger Launches Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Innovation Fund
CINCINNATI, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the launch of the Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Innovation Fund and its first open call to support the company's bold and ambitious plan designed to end hunger in its communities and eliminate waste across the company by 2025. Kroger invites eligible innovators to submit a letter of intent, starting today through March 4, 2019, for ideas and solutions to prevent food waste. ...
Feb 01, 2019 02:33 pm ET
Kroger Aims To Help Prevent Heart Disease With Free Cholesterol Screenings During American Heart Month
CINCINNATI, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each minute, more than one person in the United States dies from a heart disease-related event. Heart disease can be prevented with a healthy diet and physical activity. However, people with high cholesterol often exhibit no symptoms. Many times, screenings are the only way to detect these conditions. Kroger Health, Kroger's healthcare division of pharmacies and clinics, is spearheading prevention efforts in America this February – American Heart Month – by offering free cholesterol scr...
Jan 29, 2019 03:17 pm ET
Kroger Promotes Stuart W. Aitken to Senior Vice President, Alternative Business
CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a key promotion in support of Restock Kroger and beyond with the appointment of Stuart W. Aitken to the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Alternative Business, effective February 3, 2019. ...
Jan 29, 2019 03:15 pm ET
Kroger Announces Technology Leadership Succession Plan
CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced its technology leadership succession plans in support of Restock Kroger. ...
Jan 28, 2019 05:37 pm ET
Kroger Health and PTS Diagnostics Partner to Help Americans Better Prevent, Diagnose and Treat Diabetes and Heart Disease
CINCINNATI, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PTS Diagnostics and Kroger Health, The Kroger Co.'s nationwide arm of health and wellness facilities, services and programs, announced today the full rollout of CardioChek Plus analyzers for point-of-care blood testing to help identify individuals at-risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes. ...
Jan 25, 2019 03:10 pm ET
Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 14¢ per share to be paid on March 1, 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 15, 2019. ...
Jan 24, 2019 03:10 pm ET
Kroger Announces Ashok Vemuri Elected to Kroger Board of Directors
CINCINNATI, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Ashok Vemuri has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. ...
Jan 24, 2019 01:57 pm ET
Ralphs Promotes Kendra Doyel To Vice President Of Merchandising
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Kendra Doyel has been promoted to vice president of merchandising for the company, effective February 3. She will report to Mike Murphy, president of the Ralphs Division. Ms. Doyel succeeds Victor Smith, who was recently promoted to president of Kroger's Delta division....
Jan 23, 2019 02:47 pm ET
Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana
Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry...
Jan 15, 2019 11:35 am ET
Kroger Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen Outlines Five Exciting Predictions for the Future of Retail
CINCINNATI, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen provided his outlook on the future of retail at the NRF 2019: Retail's Big Show in New York City during a dynamic keynote presentation themed Restocking the future: Kroger's insatiable appetite to play and win the long game. CNBC "Squawk on the Street" and "Closing Bell" Anchor Sara Eisen moderated the 30-minute conversation on Sunday. ...
Jan 07, 2019 05:30 am ET
Kroger and Microsoft Partner to Redefine the Customer Experience and Introduce Digital Solutions for the Retail Industry
CINCINNATI and REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced a collaboration to redefine the customer experience using Kroger Technology products powered by Microsoft Azure, the retailer's preferred cloud platform for Retail as a Service (RaaS). Through this innovative partnership, Kroger will pilot a connected store experience and together with Microsoft, jointly market a commercial RaaS product to the industry. ...
Dec 20, 2018 01:00 pm ET
Kroger Announces Retirement of Delta Division President Scot Hendricks and Promotes Victor Smith to Role
CINCINNATI, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Delta Division President Scot Hendricks, and the promotion of Victor Smith to succeed him. Mr. Smith currently serves as vice president of merchandising for the Ralphs division....
Dec 18, 2018 07:30 am ET
Kroger and Inmar Announce Strategic Relationship, Including Definitive Agreement for Purchase of You Technology
CINCINNATI and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Inmar and The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a new strategic relationship to drive innovation in digital offer management. ...
Dec 18, 2018 05:00 am ET
Nuro and Kroger Launch First-Ever Unmanned Delivery Service for the General Public
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuro and The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the launch of the first-ever unmanned delivery service available to the general public. ...
Dec 17, 2018 03:15 pm ET
Kroger Announces Succession Plan for Chief Financial Officer, J. Michael Schlotman
CINCINNATI, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced its succession plan for Chief Financial Officer....
Dec 12, 2018 11:31 am ET
Kroger and GoodRx Launch the Kroger Rx Savings Club to Redefine the Customer Experience
CINCINNATI, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. announced today the launch of its Rx Savings Club, a new program designed to significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs for customers across the country, adding to the retailer's Wellness Your Way platform. The program was developed in partnership with GoodRx—America's number one source for prescription drug savings. ...
Dec 12, 2018 07:25 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Boeing, Fitbit, Chesapeake Energy, Kroger, Medical Properties Trust, and Hillenbrand — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT), Chesapeake Energy...
Dec 06, 2018 08:31 am ET
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NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ACB, KR, MOMO, SEED, and TSLA....
Dec 06, 2018 07:00 am ET
Kroger Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results
CINCINNATI, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --...
Dec 05, 2018 06:53 pm ET
King Soopers and City Market Recall Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels
DENVER, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recall by Sunshine Mills, Inc., King Soopers announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food produced by the supplier sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. Only Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food with the listed UPC numbers and Best by Dates are affected by this recall. The recall was initiated because the product had the potential to contain an elevated level of Vitamin D, which may cause renal failure. ...
Dec 05, 2018 06:36 pm ET
Kroger Louisville Division Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a recall by Sunshine Mills, Inc., the Kroger Louisville division announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food produced by the supplier. The dog food was sold in one Kroger store located at 2440 Bardstown Road in Louisville, KY.  Only Abound Chicken & Brown Rice Recipe dog food with the listed UPC numbers and Best by Dates are affected by this recall. The recall was initiated because the product had the potential to contain an elevated level of Vitamin D, which may cause renal failure. ...
Dec 04, 2018 05:30 am ET
Kroger and Walgreens Expand Exploratory Pilot
CINCINNATI, CHICAGO and DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced two initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America's food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty.   ...
Nov 27, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger and Feeding America Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Give a Meal, Share a Meal
CINCINNATI, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. Foundation and Feeding America are partnering to provide Americans the opportunity to Give a Meal, Share a Meal on #GivingTuesday, helping the one in eight Americans who struggle with hunger and supporting the retailer's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste moonshot. ...
Nov 21, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Third Quarter Conference Call with Investors
CINCINNATI, Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will host its third quarter 2018 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Kroger's management team will comment on financial and operational results for the third quarter 2018....
Nov 19, 2018 01:00 pm ET
Kroger and Ocado Identify Site of America's First High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center
CINCINNATI, Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced the Cincinnati region as its selection for America's first customer fulfillment center (CFC). ...
Nov 12, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Columbus Associates Ratify New Contract with UFCW Local 1059
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Columbus division today announced associates working at stores in the region have ratified a new labor agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1059....
Nov 08, 2018 09:10 am ET
Kroger Hosts Fourth Natural Foods Innovation Summit
CINCINNATI, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today is hosting its fourth Natural Foods Innovation Summit in partnership with 84.51°, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Seth Goldman—Co-Founder of Honest Tea and Executive Chairman of Beyond Meat®, a plant-based protein brand—will speak about the importance of sustainability in the food industry and share best practices for operating a mission-driven company. ...
Nov 08, 2018 06:54 am ET
Dole Packaged Foods, LLC Teams Up With Musician Phillip Phillips And The Kroger Family Of Stores For The Campaign "Let Sunshine In, Drive Hunger Out" By Providing Canned Fruit To Community Food Banks
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dole Packaged Foods, LLC has teamed up with musician Phillip Phillips and  grocery retail company The Kroger Co. to provide a ray of sunshine this holiday season. On Thursday, November 15, shoppers at participating Kroger Family of Stores can help those in their community by purchasing DOLE Canned Pineapple. For every 20 oz. can of DOLE Pineapple purchased, Dole Packaged Foods, LLC will contribute one can to a local food bank. ...
Nov 02, 2018 08:45 am ET
Kroger Brings Geoffrey's Toy Box to Nearly 600 Stores for Holiday Season
CINCINNATI, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger, America's largest grocery retailer, announced today a partnership to bring Geoffrey's Toy Box exclusive brands to nearly 600 Kroger Family of Stores across America for the 2018 holiday season....
Nov 01, 2018 09:35 am ET
Kroger Announces $15 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation for Atlanta Community Food Bank Project
ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger is pleased to announce a significant New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support the construction of a 345,000-square-foot food warehouse and distribution center for the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB)....
Oct 29, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger to Outline Restock Kroger Growth Model at 2018 Investor Conference
CINCINNATI, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This evening and Tuesday, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host its annual investor conference in Cincinnati where the company's executive team will outline its efforts to redefine the grocery customer experience, partner for customer value, develop talent, and live its purpose to create shareholder value.  ...
Oct 26, 2018 07:45 am ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Kulicke and Soffa Industries, QUALCOMM, Net Element, AT&T, Abbott Laboratories, and The Kroger — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC), QUALCOMM Incorporated...
Oct 24, 2018 01:05 pm ET
Kroger and Cardinal Health to Co-Host Drug Take-Back Events Across 27 States on October 27
CINCINNATI and DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) are uniting to host drug take-back events at more than 200 Kroger Family of Pharmacies locations from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, October 27, 2018. ...
Oct 23, 2018 01:55 pm ET
Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 10,000 for the Holidays
CINCINNATI, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it is hiring more than 10,000 associates across its family of stores this holiday season. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at jobs.kroger.com. ...
Oct 23, 2018 08:05 am ET
Kroger Shares Top Food Trends for 2019
CINCINNATI, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger announced today its top food trend predictions for 2019, insightfully curated by its team of Our Brands new product developers, chefs and innovators, focusing on flexible eating styles. ...
Oct 18, 2018 10:30 am ET
Kroger to Host 2018 Investor Conference
CINCINNATI, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host an investor conference October 29-30, 2018 in Cincinnati. Rodney McMullen, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Mike Schlotman, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and additional senior executives will address investors. ...
Oct 10, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger and Home Chef Kick Off Nationwide Retail Rollout
CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry first, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef today announced the launch of weekly rotating in-store meal kits at Kroger Family of Stores in select locations. In addition, the company will roll out a limited market test of the new Home Chef Express product, a quick-cook meal kit ready to eat in about 15 minutes. Kroger and Home Chef are bringing even more variety and convenience to customers with the launch of these new in-store offerings, providing customers with an on-demand solution for tonight's dinner. ...
Oct 08, 2018 02:00 pm ET
Kroger Partners with World Wildlife Fund to Educate Students About Responsible Food Practices
CINCINNATI, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today a Zero Hunger | Zero Waste partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the leading global conservation organization, to introduce a food waste prevention and recovery curriculum for K-12 students in U.S. cities....
Oct 02, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger & Walgreens Join Together in Exploratory Pilot
DEERFIELD, Ill. and CINCINNATI, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Walgreens today announced that the companies are collaborating on an exploratory pilot with a new format and concept that combines Kroger's role as America's grocer and food authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty.  ...
Sep 27, 2018 08:30 am ET
New Research Coverage Highlights CyberArk Software, Mercer International, American Airlines Group, Abbott Laboratories, Open Text, and The Kroger — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectati
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ:CYBR), Mercer International Inc....
Sep 20, 2018 10:15 am ET
Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 14¢ per share to be paid on December 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2018. ...
Sep 19, 2018 10:05 am ET
Kroger Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste
CINCINNATI, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- One year ago today, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced the launch of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, the company's bold social impact plan aimed at ending hunger in the communities it calls home and eliminating waste across the company by 2025. ...
Sep 17, 2018 06:00 am ET
Kroger Introduces Dip
CINCINNATI, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today Dip – its new fresh, fun, effortless style brand – is rolling out nationwide this week to 300 Fred Meyer and Marketplace format stores....
Sep 13, 2018 07:30 am ET
Kroger Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results
CINCINNATI, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ...
Sep 12, 2018 04:35 pm ET
Kroger Mid-Atlantic Associates in Richmond and Hampton Roads Ratify New Contract with UFCW Local 400
ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger Mid-Atlantic division today announced associates working at 22 Kroger stores in its Richmond and Hampton Roads market have ratified a new labor agreement with The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 400....
Sep 12, 2018 08:30 am ET
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Volunteers Fighting Hunger During Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Anniversary Event
CINCINNATI, PITTSBURGH and CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Meal-packing volunteers received an unexpected helping hand yesterday. In support of Kroger's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste anniversary, Oprah Winfrey surprised over 100 members of the Cincinnati community to help pack meals for school children at the Freestore Foodbank on Tuesday, September 11 in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...
Sep 06, 2018 01:00 pm ET
Kroger Expands Prescription Drug Safety Program for Teens
CINCINNATI, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Pharmacies today announced an expansion of its partnership with EVERFI to provide additional classrooms and high school students with drug abuse prevention education through the Prescription Drug Safety Network. The flagship digital program equips students with knowledge and skills to make safe and informed decisions about prescription medications. ...
Sep 06, 2018 06:30 am ET
Kroger And Apeel Partner To Fight Food Waste
CINCINNATI and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ...
Sep 04, 2018 03:15 pm ET
Kroger Launches #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Donation Challenge
CINCINNATI, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today launched the #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Donation Challenge to educate and inspire. Kroger invites associates, customers and communities across America to participate by donating groceries to their local food bank, sharing their generous actions via social media using the hashtag and inviting friends to join the movement. The #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Donation Challenge runs through September, which is Hunger Action Month, and the campaign is one more step the company is taking to create zero hunger communities. ...
Aug 30, 2018 03:25 pm ET
Kroger Second Quarter Conference Call With Investors
CINCINNATI, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will host its second quarter 2018 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Kroger's management team will comment on financial and operational results for the second quarter 2018....
Aug 30, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger and Instacart Expand Convenient, Same-day Grocery Delivery
CINCINNATI and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest supermarket retailer, and Instacart, the North American leader in online groceries and one of the fastest growing companies in e-commerce, announced today a national partnership expansion, bringing the signature same-day delivery experience to 75 additional Kroger Family of Stores markets throughout the United States by late October. The expansion will grow Kroger and Instacart's nationwide footprint by 50 percent, making the delivery service available through more than 1,600 stores.  ...
Aug 28, 2018 03:42 pm ET
Kroger Technology Partners with the University of Cincinnati to Drive Innovation and Develop Talent
CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has signed an agreement with the University of Cincinnati (UC) to operate an innovation lab within the school's 1819 Innovation Hub....
Aug 23, 2018 06:30 am ET
Kroger to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags by 2025
CINCINNATI, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will phase out single-use plastic bags and transition to reusable bags across its Family of Stores by 2025. ...
Aug 20, 2018 01:37 pm ET
Kroger Named to Fortune Magazine's Change the World 2018 List
CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it has been named to Fortune magazine's Change the World 2018 list, debuting in the sixth spot. The company was recognized for its bold social impact plan Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, which aims to end hunger in the communities Kroger calls home and eliminate waste across the company by 2025. ...
Aug 16, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger and Nuro Announce Pilot Market
CINCINNATI and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Nuro today announced Scottsdale, Arizona as the city for their self-driving grocery delivery pilot. ...
Aug 14, 2018 02:40 pm ET
Kroger Launching Our Brands Internationally
CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Kroger (NYSE: KR) announced a pilot with Alibaba Group's Tmall Global platform....
Aug 08, 2018 10:05 am ET
Kroger Names Gil Phipps Vice President of Branding, Marketing and Our Brands
CINCINNATI, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today named Gil Phipps, currently vice president of Our Brands, to vice president of branding, marketing and Our Brands, effective August 15. ...
Aug 07, 2018 02:00 pm ET
Kroger Names Valerie Jabbar Group Vice President of Merchandising, Promotes Mike Murphy to Ralphs Division President
CINCINNATI, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Valerie Jabbar, currently president of the Ralphs division, as group vice president of merchandising for the company, effective September 1. Mike Murphy, currently vice president of operations for the Columbus division, will succeed Ms. Jabbar as president of the Ralphs division....
Aug 07, 2018 11:00 am ET
Kroger Exploring Strategic Options for the Turkey Hill Business
CINCINNATI, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that the company is exploring strategic alternatives for its Turkey Hill business, including a potential sale. ...
Aug 01, 2018 02:15 pm ET
The Little Clinic, Part of Kroger Health's Growing Platform of Health Care Assets, Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission
CINCINNATI, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Little Clinic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and a key cornerstone of Kroger Health's nationwide health care assets, today announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Retail Health Care. Having demonstrated continuous compliance with the Commission's nationally recognized standards, The Little Clinic has now been awarded this accreditation for the fourth consecutive time. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effectiv...
Aug 01, 2018 06:30 am ET
Kroger Launches Ship
CINCINNATI, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the introduction of Kroger Ship, its new direct-to-customer ecommerce platform. ...
Jul 31, 2018 02:15 pm ET
Kroger Names Ken DeLuca Michigan Division President
CINCINNATI, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the promotion of Ken DeLuca to president of the Michigan division, effective August 1. Mr. DeLuca, currently the vice president of operations for the Dillons division, succeeds Scott Hays who was promoted to president of the Cincinnati/Dayton division earlier this month....
Jul 25, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger Launches Bromley's™ For Men Shaving and Grooming Collection
CINCINNATI, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the introduction of Bromley's™ For Men shaving and grooming products available exclusively in Kroger's Family of Stores and through its delivery and curbside pickup services. ...
Jul 18, 2018 01:00 pm ET
Kroger Releases Annual Sustainability Report
CINCINNATI, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today released its 12th annual sustainability report, available online at http://sustainability.kroger.com/. ...
Jul 17, 2018 02:42 pm ET
Kroger Announces Retirement of Bruce Lucia, Appoints New Leaders in Atlanta and Cincinnati/Dayton Divisions
CINCINNATI, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Atlanta Division President Bruce Lucia and the promotion of Tim Brown, currently Cincinnati/Dayton division president, to succeed him. Additionally, Michigan division President Scott Hays has been promoted to president of the Cincinnati/Dayton division....
Jul 17, 2018 11:15 am ET
Kroger Stores Across Texas equip Houstonians with tools for Hurricane Preparedness and peace of mind
HOUSTON, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Season begins, Kroger is reminding Houstonians that they can be active in ensuring their own safety and security by planning ahead. Kroger stores throughout the community offer essential services and products to support the fuel, grocery and pharmaceutical needs of residents in Houston and surrounding areas. Armed with the necessities and knowledge of best hurricane preparedness strategies ahead of impending storms, individuals and families can guard their well-being against potential disruption....
Jul 16, 2018 09:30 am ET
Kroger Launches OptUP App
CINCINNATI, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today introduces OptUP, an innovative data-driven app that helps customers make more informed, healthier purchase decisions. ...
Jul 12, 2018 12:01 pm ET
Kroger Hosts Third Natural Foods Innovation Summit
CINCINNATI, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today is hosting its third Natural Foods Innovation Summit in partnership with 84.51°, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Justin Gold, an accomplished, innovative entrepreneur and founder of Justin's®, a natural and organic nut butters brand, will speak at the Summit. ...
Jul 09, 2018 11:00 am ET
Kroger Announces $17 Million Investment in Northern Kentucky Distribution Center
CINCINNATI, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger announced today a $17 million investment in its distribution center on Mt. Zion Road in Florence, Kentucky located in Boone County, which will ramp up production at the facility and create 250 new jobs, majority full-time positions.   ...
Jul 09, 2018 09:30 am ET
Kroger Partners with Fashion Designer Joe Mimran to Introduce Apparel Brand
Retailer's exciting and innovative clothing line Dip scheduled to launch this fall...
Jul 09, 2018 09:30 am ET
Kroger Partners with Fashion Designer Joe Mimran to Introduce Apparel Brand
Retailer's exciting and innovative clothing line Dip scheduled to launch this fall...
Jul 07, 2018 11:59 am ET
Ralphs Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of its Pacific Palisades Supermarket
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., July 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Free breakfast, free reusable shopping bags and a chance to win Disneyland tickets will be part of Friday, July 13's grand re-opening celebration for Ralphs Grocery Company's remodeled supermarket in Pacific Palisades....
Jun 28, 2018 12:09 pm ET
Kroger Board of Directors Raises Quarterly Dividend by 12%
CINCINNATI, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today announced its Board approved a dividend increase from 50¢ to 56¢ per year. The next quarterly dividend of 14 cents per share will be paid on September 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on the close of business on August 15, 2018....
Jun 28, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger and Nuro Partner to Pilot Autonomous Delivery
CINCINNATI and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Nuro today announced a new partnership to redefine the grocery customer experience for Americans by piloting an on-road, fully autonomous delivery experience....
Jun 27, 2018 05:04 pm ET
Kroger to Locate New Digital Headquarters in Downtown Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it will locate its new Digital HQ in downtown Cincinnati. ...
Jun 25, 2018 03:40 pm ET
Kroger Adopts Pollinator Policy for Outdoor Plants
CINCINNATI, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a new policy to protect pollinators that includes a commitment to phase out sourcing of live garden plants in stores and garden centers that have been treated with neonicotinoids, a group of insecticides that are harmful to honey bees, by 2020. ...
Jun 22, 2018 04:05 pm ET
Kroger Completes Merger with Home Chef
CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef, the country's largest private meal kit company, today finalized a merger that will significantly accelerate availability of meal kits and position the combined company to lead the way in revolutionizing how families shop for, prep, and cook their meals. ...
Jun 22, 2018 04:05 pm ET
Kroger Completes Merger with Home Chef
CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef, the country's largest private meal kit company, today finalized a merger that will significantly accelerate availability of meal kits and position the combined company to lead the way in revolutionizing how families shop for, prep, and cook their meals. ...
Jun 21, 2018 09:31 am ET
Thinking about buying stock in AMC Entertainment Holdings, Darden Restaurants, The Kroger Co, Netflix or Neovasc?
CHICAGO, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AMC, DRI, KR, NFLX, and NVCN....
Jun 21, 2018 07:30 am ET
Kroger Reports First Quarter 2018 Results
CINCINNATI, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --...
Jun 19, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger Helps Customers Prepare for Hurricane Season
CINCINNATI, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is helping customers prepare for hurricane season, running through November 30, with a readiness checklist. ...
Jun 18, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger Technology Named to Computerworld's Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT
CINCINNATI, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Kroger Technology has been named to Computerworld's Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2018.  This is the second time Kroger's tech department has been recognized by the annual list for having a dynamic, industry-leading workplace culture and mission. This year, Kroger ranks 58th among large companies....
Jun 14, 2018 10:30 am ET
Kroger To Webcast Annual Meeting Of Shareholders On June 28
CINCINNATI, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will webcast the annual meeting of shareholders beginning at 11 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, June 28, 2018....
Jun 14, 2018 07:45 am ET
Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within The Kroger, Mohawk Industries, Mersana Therapeutics, Riot Blockchain, Snap, and The Sherwin-Williams — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK), Mersana...
Jun 14, 2018 07:30 am ET
Alliance Data's BrandLoyalty Business Signs New Agreement With The Kroger Co., Largest Supermarket Retailer In The United States
PLANO, Texas, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions, announced that its LoyaltyOne business BrandLoyalty, a global leader in transactional and emotional loyalty programs, and creator of tailor-made short-term loyalty concepts for food retailers, has launched a new program with The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). ...
Jun 08, 2018 05:39 pm ET
Kroger Removes Cut Melons from Indiana and Michigan Stores Because of Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI, June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is withdrawing Kroger pre-cut cantaloupe, pre-cut watermelon and pre-cut melon mixes sold in its Indiana and Michigan retail stores due to possible contamination from a strain of Salmonella Adelaide. ...
Jun 07, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger First Quarter Conference Call With Investors
CINCINNATI, June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will host its first quarter 2018 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Kroger's management team will comment on financial and operational results for the first quarter 2018....
Jun 04, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger's Top Food Trends for Summer 2018
CINCINNATI, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger announced today its top predictions for food trends this summer, thoughtfully chosen by its Our Brands new product developers, chefs and innovators. ...
May 30, 2018 11:00 am ET
Kroger Precision Marketing Launches Boosted Products in Search
CINCINNATI, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), through Kroger Precision Marketing powered by 84.51°, will launch Boosted Products in Search on June 4. The self-service marketing platform will allow brands to seamlessly reach digitally-active shoppers with hyper-relevant products within search results across Kroger digital properties, and view performance in real-time. ...
May 29, 2018 01:46 pm ET
Ralphs Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of its Sawtelle Supermarket in West Los Angeles
WEST LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to serving the residents of West Los Angeles with the finest food products, most innovative retail features, highest quality service and lower prices, Ralphs Grocery Company announces the grand re-opening of its uniquely designed and totally remodeled supermarket 11361 National Boulevard in West Los Angeles' Sawtelle neighborhood....
May 25, 2018 11:36 am ET
Kroger Supports USO through Honoring Our Heroes
CINCINNATI, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today a $1 million donation to the USO as part of its annual Honoring Our Heroes campaign. ...
May 24, 2018 12:21 pm ET
Ralphs Invites Customers to Support Our Troops
LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs is inviting its customers to join in supporting the men and women of the armed forces and their families during its annual Honoring Our Heroes campaign in partnership with the USO....
May 23, 2018 07:26 pm ET
Food 4 Less/Foods Co Invites Customers to Support Our Troops
LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Food 4 Less stores serving Southern California and the greater Chicago area are inviting customers to join in supporting the men and women of the armed forces and their families during its annual Honoring Our Heroes campaign in partnership with the USO....
May 23, 2018 04:15 pm ET
Kroger and Home Chef to Join Forces to Revolutionize Mealtime
CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef, the country's largest private meal kit company, today announced a merger agreement that will significantly accelerate availability of meal kits and position the combined company to lead the way in revolutionizing how families shop for, prep, and cook their meals. The initial transaction price is $200 million and future earnout payments of up to $500 million over five years are contingent on achieving certain milestones, including significant growth of in-store and online meal kit sales. The pending ...
May 23, 2018 04:15 pm ET
Kroger and Home Chef to Join Forces to Revolutionize Mealtime
CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef, the country's largest private meal kit company, today announced a merger agreement that will significantly accelerate availability of meal kits and position the combined company to lead the way in revolutionizing how families shop for, prep, and cook their meals. The initial transaction price is $200 million and future earnout payments of up to $500 million over five years are contingent on achieving certain milestones, including significant growth of in-store and online meal kit sales. The pending ...
May 17, 2018 06:00 am ET
Kroger Partners with Ocado to Serve Customers Anything, Anytime, Anywhere in U.S.
CINCINNATI, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) and online supermarket Ocado today announced an exclusive partnership agreement in the United States that will accelerate Kroger's creation of a seamless shopping experience for America's families. ...
May 10, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger to Participate in BMO 13th Annual Farm to Market Conference
CINCINNATI, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger's executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the BMO 13th Annual Farm to Market Conference at 11:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 17, 2018....
Apr 27, 2018 01:04 pm ET
Kroger Celebrates Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Progress
CINCINNATI, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is uplifting #StopFoodWasteDay by celebrating its social impact plan Zero Hunger | Zero Waste—the retailer's commitment to end hunger in the communities it calls home and eliminate waste across the company by 2025.  ...
Apr 23, 2018 11:00 am ET
The Kroger Co. and Cardinal Health to Co-Host Drug Take-Back Events Across 26 States on April 28
CINCINNATI and DUBLIN, Ohio, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) announced the companies will host joint drug take-back events at more than 100 Kroger Family of Pharmacies locations from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. local time on April 28, 2018 across America, as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. These events will provide a safe, convenient and anonymous way for local residents to dispose of unused or expired medications....
Apr 23, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Launches Sustainability Lives Here
CINCINNATI, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is highlighting its commitment to sustainable practices through its annual Sustainability Lives Here event. Sustainability Lives Here, running now through May 5, features $100 in digital coupons on sustainably-produced products and information about ways customers can extend food life, minimize food waste at home and much more.  ...
Apr 20, 2018 08:08 pm ET
Energy-Saving Programs at Ralphs Help Earn 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy savings technologies and programs implemented at nine Ralphs grocery stores have played a key role in parent company Kroger receiving the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy. ...
Apr 20, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Completes Sale of Convenience Store Business to EG Group
CINCINNATI, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has completed the sale of its convenience store business unit to EG Group for $2.15 billion. ...
Apr 19, 2018 12:22 pm ET
Ralphs Grocery Company Commits to Creating Safer Communities by Joining Effort to Combat Opioid Abuse
LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company has joined in the effort to help the communities its stores serve combat the opioid epidemic....
Apr 17, 2018 07:40 am ET
Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Social Reality, Pier 1 Imports, PayPal, The Sherwin-Williams, The Kroger, and International Business Machines — New Research Emphasi
NEW YORK, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Social Reality Inc. (NASDAQ:SRAX), Pier 1...
Apr 16, 2018 12:10 pm ET
Kroger Announces Industry-Leading Commitment to Associate Education and Lifelong Learning
CINCINNATI, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced new and enhanced long-term associate benefits following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including an industry-leading education assistance program called Feed Your Future, accelerated investments in store associate wages, a more generous 401(k) benefit, and enriched associate discount and support programs. ...
Apr 12, 2018 06:34 pm ET
Ralphs and Food 4 Less Announce Plans to Hire Hundreds of New Store Associates in Southern California
LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Need a job? Supermarket partners Ralphs and Food 4 Less are now hiring to fill more than 600 open positions in their Southern California supermarkets....
Apr 10, 2018 08:56 pm ET
Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to Utah Food Bank
Smith’s Food and Drug Joins Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
Apr 10, 2018 07:30 am ET
Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 11,000 Employees
CINCINNATI, April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 11,000 positions in its supermarket divisions, including nearly 2,000 management positions. ...
Apr 09, 2018 04:55 pm ET
Kroger Announces Several Steps to Combat Opioid Abuse
CINCINNATI, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Pharmacies today announced it is taking several steps as part of a comprehensive commitment to help communities combat the nationwide opioid epidemic. ...
Apr 09, 2018 09:30 am ET
The Kroger Co. Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
CINCINNATI, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its prioritization of ENERGY STAR best practices in its energy management strategy and for its continued commitment to energy reduction. Kroger's accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony on April 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C....
Apr 04, 2018 01:30 pm ET
The Kroger Co. Announces Second Kitchen 1883 Restaurant
CINCINNATI, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it will open its second Kitchen 1883 restaurant, which offers a fresh take on new American comfort food, following the successful launch of its first full-service dining experience last November in Kentucky....
Mar 27, 2018 02:00 pm ET
Kroger Names New Director of Investor Relations
CINCINNATI, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced Rebekah Manis has been promoted to director of investor relations....
Mar 15, 2018 05:04 pm ET
Kroger Board of Directors Approves $1 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization, Declares Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 12.5¢ per share to be paid on June 1, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2018. ...
Mar 12, 2018 02:35 pm ET
Kroger and Instacart Expand Partnership
CINCINNATI, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it is expanding its partnership with Instacart to increase its customer delivery coverage area in 2018. ...
Mar 09, 2018 01:00 pm ET
Kroger Cincinnati/Dayton Associates Ratify New Contract with UFCW 75
CINCINNATI, March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Cincinnati/Dayton division today announced that associates working at Kroger stores in Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky and surrounding areas have ratified a new labor agreement with The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 75....
Mar 08, 2018 08:31 am ET
Thinking about buying or selling stock in Boeing, Cigna, The Kroger Co, AT&T or Tesla Motors?
CHICAGO, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for BA, CI, KR, T, and TSLA....
Mar 08, 2018 06:45 am ET
Kroger Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
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Mar 07, 2018 01:00 pm ET
Kroger to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference
CINCINNATI, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Mike Schlotman, Kroger's executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference at 10:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 13, 2018....
Mar 07, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger Participates in Natural Products Expo West
CINCINNATI, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is excited to announce its participation in the Natural Products Expo West event in Anaheim, California to continue building relationships with emerging brands. ...
Feb 22, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Fourth Quarter Conference Call With Investors
CINCINNATI, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will host its fourth quarter 2017 earnings conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Kroger's management team will comment on financial and operational results for the fourth quarter 2017....
Feb 15, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger Opens Culinary Innovation Center
CINCINNATI, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger (NYSE: KR) announced today it has opened its Culinary Innovation Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. ...
Feb 08, 2018 08:25 am ET
Kroger Hosts Second Natural Foods Innovation Summit
CINCINNATI, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today is hosting its second Natural Foods Innovation Summit, in partnership with 84.51°, in Cincinnati, Ohio, following the success of its inaugural event last October. Dr. James Rouse—naturopathic doctor, award-winning author, media personality, and speaker—will present at the event. ...
Feb 07, 2018 08:00 am ET
Kroger Celebrates Black Heritage Month
CINCINNATI, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is inviting customers to celebrate Black Heritage Month. During the month-long event, customers can visit the program's website to read inspirational supplier stories, download digital coupons and find African-American-influenced recipes, including black-eyed pea, cucumber and tomato salad, and barbecued pork chops with roasted sweet potatoes and kale....
Feb 05, 2018 08:40 am ET
Kroger and EG Group Announce Definitive Agreement for Purchase of Kroger's Convenience Store Business
CINCINNATI and BLACKBURN, United Kingdom, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and EG Group, a privately-held petrol forecourt convenience store retailer based in Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom, today announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Kroger's convenience store business unit to EG Group for $2.15 billion. The companies expect to close the transaction during the first quarter of Kroger's fiscal year....
Feb 02, 2018 02:25 pm ET
Ralphs to Introduce Scan, Bag, Go Checkout Service
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company's parent company, The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), will introduce its new and exciting Scan, Bag, Go shopping technology in almost 30 Ralphs stores this year....
Feb 02, 2018 07:35 am ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Towne Bank, Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, Johnson Outdoors, Gulfport Energy, Kroger, and Adobe — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
NEW YORK, Feb. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Towne Bank (NASDAQ:TOWN), Alpha and Omega...
Feb 01, 2018 08:45 am ET
Kroger's Organic Produce Sales Achieve $1 Billion
CINCINNATI, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today its organic produce business has achieved $1 billion in annual sales. ...
Jan 31, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Announces Divisions for Scan, Bag, Go Expansion
CINCINNATI, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will introduce its new and exciting Scan, Bag, Go shopping technology in 18 operating divisions, making the service available this year to customers at 400 stores. ...
Jan 30, 2018 01:30 pm ET
Kroger Names Steve McKinney Senior Vice President of Retail Divisions, Monica Garnes President of Fry's Division
CINCINNATI, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced leadership promotions to support Restock Kroger. Steve McKinney, currently president of the Fry's Food Stores division, has been promoted to senior vice president of retail divisions for the company, effective February 5. Monica Garnes, currently corporate vice president of produce-floral merchandising, will succeed Mr. McKinney as president of the Fry's division....
Jan 26, 2018 10:00 am ET
Kroger Adds New Waste-to-Energy System at Manufacturing Plant in Greensburg, Indiana
CINCINNATI, Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the successful startup of a new wastewater treatment system—an anaerobic digester—at K.B. Specialty Foods, a manufacturing plant owned and operated by the company in Greensburg, Indiana. ...
Jan 25, 2018 09:55 am ET
Kroger's Simple Truth® Brand Reaches $2 Billion in Annual Sales
CINCINNATI, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today its Simple Truth® brand has achieved $2 billion in annual sales. ...
Jan 23, 2018 09:00 am ET
Kroger Partners with ReFED to Create Strategy for Zero Hunger | Zero Waste $10 Million Innovation Fund
CINCINNATI, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and The Kroger Co. Foundation today announced its partnership with ReFED, a multistakeholder nonprofit organization committed to reducing food waste in the U.S., while on stage at the Third Annual Food Rescue Summit hosted by Feeding America in Washington, D.C....
Jan 19, 2018 01:20 pm ET
Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
CINCINNATI, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 12.5¢ per share to be paid on March 1, 2018 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 15, 2018. ...
Jan 18, 2018 06:21 pm ET
With Flu Season in Full Swing, Ralphs Reminds Families It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With the flu epidemic hitting Southern California particularly hard, Ralphs Grocery Company wants to remind families that it is not too late to get a flu vaccination....
Jan 18, 2018 08:40 am ET
Kroger Actively Recruiting for Management Roles
CINCINNATI, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today that it is actively recruiting experienced retail and digital and technology talent for new and open corporate and store management roles across its family of companies....
Jan 08, 2018 09:55 am ET
Kroger Expands Fair Trade Certified™ Offerings
CINCINNATI, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger (NYSE: KR), in partnership with Fair Trade USA, announced today that its Simple Truth® brand will expand in 2018 to offer more Fair Trade Certified™ products. The Simple Truth® brand's current portfolio of Fair Trade products spans multiple commodities, including coffee, cocoa, coconut, tea, sugar and agave, and leads the private label grocery industry in Fair Trade offerings.  ...
Jan 03, 2018 09:50 am ET
Exciting New Items Fuel Growth of Kroger's Simple Truth® Brand
CINCINNATI, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the expansion of its Simple Truth® brand and launch of its largest-ever Our Brands customer sales promotion, featuring savings on thousands of Simple Truth® and Simple Truth Organic® items. ...
Dec 28, 2017 02:02 pm ET
WaterStone Bank Partners with Popular Grocery Store to Expand ATM Network
WAUWATOSA, Wis., Dec. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WaterStone Bank announced a new partnership with FCTI, Inc., a nationwide ATM network company, and Pick 'n Save, the largest of four grocery banners of Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), to offer a network of 25 ATM locations at select Pick 'n Save locations in late 2017. The new ATM network will be within WaterStone Bank's footprint in suburban Milwaukee....