Kroger’s QFC partners with Instacart to bring home delivery service in Puget Sound and Portland

CINCINNATI and BELLEVUE, Wash., 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — QFC, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today (12/4/2017) announced it is offering home delivery at a majority of its stores in both Puget Sound and Portland, through a partnership with Instacart, a nationally-recognized on-demand retail delivery service. The partnership supports two key drivers […]

Kroger’s Honoring Our Heroes campaign raised $3.2 million for USO

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Veterans Day, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced a $3.2 million contribution to the USO. This donation is made possible through the company’s Honoring Our Heroes campaign, a commitment Kroger made to veterans, military service members and their families. $1 million of this donation is a corporate donation from Kroger. […]

Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division ratifies new labor agreement with UFCW Local 400

CINCINNATI, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. Mid-Atlantic division associates working at Kroger stores in West Virginia and surrounding area have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 400. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides good pay increases, affordable health care and financial […]

Kroger’s EVP and CFO Mike Schlotman to present at the Oppenheimer Annual Consumer Conference

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today ( June 14, 2017) Mike Schlotman, Kroger’s executive vice president and CFO, will address investors at the Oppenheimer Annual Consumer Conference on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. (ET). The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Events, […]

Kroger’s Michigan division ratifies new labor agreement with Local 876

NOVI, Mich., 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (March 16, 2017) announced that associates working at 103 stores in the company’s Michigan division have ratified a new labor agreement with Local 876. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates. This new contract provides wage […]

Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division President Joe Fey to retire; Jerry Clontz to succeed

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 24, 2017) announced the retirement of Mid-Atlantic division President Joe Fey, and that Jerry Clontz will succeed him. Mr. Clontz currently serves as senior vice president of operations of Harris Teeter, LLC. Joe Fey to Retire After 44 Years of Service Joe […]

Kroger’s hiring event hired more than 4,000 military veterans and their family members

CINCINNATI, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Dec. 6, 2016) announced that as a result of its one-day Honoring our Heroes hiring event held on November 9, the company hired more than 4,000 military veterans and their family members. “I’m so proud of our store teams for their outstanding efforts […]

Kroger’s K.B. Specialty Foods announces new anaerobic wastewater treatment system at its facility in Greensburg, Indiana

GREENSBURG, Ind., 2016-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) K.B. Specialty Foods this week broke ground on a new anaerobic wastewater treatment system at its facility in Greensburg, Indiana. The modification will turn food production byproducts into energy and will also lead to improved air quality in the area. “This is one […]