Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share and announces incremental $500 million share repurchase program

CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share to be paid on June 1, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2017. Kroger today (3/9/2017 ) also announced an incremental $500 million share repurchase […]

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Kroger Reports Market Share Gains for the 12th Consecutive Year

Q4 EPS of $0.53 and Full Year 2016 EPS of $2.05 (Adjusted EPS of $2.12) Q4 ID Sales Without Fuel -0.7% and 2016 ID Sales Without Fuel 1.0% 2017 Net Earnings Per Diluted Share Growth Guidance of $2.21 to $2.25, Including a 53rd Week CINCINNATI, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fiscal 2016 Highlights 12th […]

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New York’s most iconic cheese shop purchased by The Kroger Co.

CINCINNATI and NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today  (Feb. 7, 2017) announced it has purchased the equity of Murray’s Cheese, as well as its flagship location on Bleecker Street in New York City, to form a merger of the two companies. “For cheese lovers and connoisseurs, it […]

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Kroger announces election of Mark S. Sutton to its Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 12, 2017) announced that Mark S. Sutton has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Sutton is chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper, a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products. Prior to becoming […]

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Kroger to hold its investor conference on November 2, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio

CINCINNATI, 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host an investor conference on November 2, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The following Kroger executives will address investors:  Rodney McMullen, chairman and chief executive officer Mike Schlotman, executive vice president and chief financial officer Mike Donnelley, executive vice president of merchandising Fred Morganthall, […]

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Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share

CINCINNATI, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today (Sept. 15, 2016) declared a quarterly dividend of 12¢ per share to be paid on December 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2016. Kroger today also announced an incremental $500 million […]

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Kroger announces management changes in Ralphs

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the retirement of Ralphs division President Donna Giordano, and the promotion of Valerie Jabbar to succeed her. Ms. Jabbar currently serves as vice president of merchandising for Ralphs. Donna Giordano will retire from the company after 44 years of service, effective […]

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Kroger Technology made Computerworld’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT list for 2016

Launches New Recruiting Website: www.kroger.com/livekt/ CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Kroger Technology has been named to Computerworld’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2016.  This is the first time Kroger’s technology department has been named to this annual list. Kroger ranks #45 among […]

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Kroger to present at BAML Consumer & Retail Technology Conference and Barclays Emerging Payments Forum

CINCINNATI, 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO, and Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the following conferences next week: Tuesday, March 15: 2:40 pm ET     BAML Consumer & Retail Technology Conference Q&A Wednesday, March 16: 11:20 […]

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Kroger declares quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share to be paid on June 1, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share to be paid on June 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on the close of business on May 13, 2016. Kroger has delivered double-digit compound growth in its dividend since […]

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Kroger’s SVP for Retail Operations and Strategic Initiatives Marnette Perry to retire

CINCINNATI, 2016-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Senior Vice President for Retail Operations and Strategic Initiatives Marnette Perry plans to retire on April 29, after 44 years with the company. “Marnette’s story is one we can all be proud of: she joined Kroger for a job as a […]

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Successful completion of Kroger’s tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Roundy’s common stock

CINCINNATI, OH and MILWAUKEE, WI, 2015-12-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Roundy’s, Inc. (NYSE: RNDY) today announced the successful completion of Kroger’s tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Roundy’s common stock for $3.60 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on […]

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Anne Gates elected to Kroger’s Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, 2015-12-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that Anne Gates has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Gates is president of MGA Entertainment, Inc., a privately-held developer, manufacturer and marketer of toy and entertainment products for children. Prior to her current role, she held roles […]

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Jessica C. Adelman to serve as Kroger’s group VP of corporate affairs

CINCINNATI, 2015-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today named Jessica C. Adelman to serve as Kroger’s group vice president of corporate affairs, effective November 1. “Jessica brings a wealth of public affairs leadership experience and deep knowledge of the food supply chain,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and chief executive […]

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The Kroger Co. announces the establishment of two new supermarket divisions in Texas, Dallas and Houston divisions

New Structure Will Support Significant Investment in Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston Markets  CINCINNATI, OH, 2015-8-19— /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the establishment of two new supermarket divisions, a Dallas division and a Houston division. Previously, both markets were served as part of Kroger’s Southwest division. Kroger also announced that Dana […]

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