The Kroger Co. donated $3.5 million to support Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery efforts

CINCINNATI, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and its family of stores announced today (Sept. 18, 2017) it has donated $3.5 million, to date, to support recovery efforts in regions affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “I’m proud of how quickly the Kroger team was able to mobilize after the storms to provide […]

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 […]

The Kroger Co. to webcast annual meeting of shareholders on Thursday, June 23, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it will webcast the annual meeting of shareholders beginning at 11 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The meeting will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com.  Click on “Events, Presentations & Webcasts”to access the event.  An on-demand replay of the webcast will […]

The Kroger Co. earns place in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that is has earned a place in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings. The Newsweek Green Rankings assess the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly-traded companies globally on overall environmental performance. “We appreciate being named in […]

The Kroger Co. Q1 conference call on Thursday, June 16, 2016

CINCINNATI, 2016-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the first quarter 2016. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event. An on-demand replay […]

The Kroger Co. expanded the store locations included in the recall of two green peas products

CINCINNATI, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has expanded the store locations included in a recall of two green peas products, Pictsweet Steamable Green Peas and Kroger Green Peas, announced previously by The Pictsweet Company. Both products were included in a recall initiated earlier this month by supplier CRF […]

The Kroger Co. announced $1m donation and multi-faceted program to engage customers and honor our heroes all summer

Company Kicks Off Memorial Day with Plans to Support Servicemen and Women This Summer, Including a $1 Million Donation to the USO CINCINNATI, 2016-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — To show support for our heroes – service members, their families and veterans – The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a $1 million donation and a […]

The Kroger Co. investment will significantly accelerate Lucky’s Market’s growth in new and existing markets

Strategic partnership will benefit customers and accelerate growth in new and existing markets by combining Kroger’s scale and experience with Lucky’s best products, practices and techniques CINCINNATI and BOULDER, Colo., 2016-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced a strategic partnership with Lucky’s Market, a specialty grocery store chain focused on natural, […]

The Kroger Co.: King Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado sign new labor agreements with UFCW Local 7

DENVER, 2015-12-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that associates working at King Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado have ratified new labor agreements with UFCW Local 7. “We are pleased to reach agreements that are good for our associates. These new contracts provide wage increases, affordable health care […]

The Kroger Co. reports net earnings of $428 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2015

ID Sales Up 5.4% Without Fuel; Raises Annual ID Sales Guidance Q3 EPS of $0.43; Raises 2015 EPS Guidance to $2.02 to $2.04 Third Quarter 2015 Highlights: Achieved 48 th consecutive quarter of positive identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel Exceeded goal to slightly expand FIFO operating margin, without fuel, on a rolling four quarters […]

The Kroger Co. to host conference call with investors on Thursday, December 3, 2015

CINCINNATI, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the third quarter 2015. The presentation will be broadcast online at ir.kroger.com. Click on “Quarterly Results” to access the event.  An on-demand […]

Ralphs Grocery Company to carry new line of corporate brand products — HemisFares Brand

LOS ANGELES, 2015-10-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ralphs Grocery Company is pleased to announce that its stores will carry a new line of corporate brand products, imported directly from the most food-rich regions of the world. Ralphs parent company, The Kroger Co, developed the new brand called HemisFares™.  HemisFares is a guided tour of […]

The Kroger Co. launches new line of brand products, imported directly from the most food-rich regions of the world — the HemisFares™

CINCINNATI, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a new line of corporate brand products, imported directly from the most food-rich regions of the world. HemisFares™ is a guided tour of the best-of-the-best tastes the planet has to offer – found exclusively at the Kroger family of stores. Kroger […]

The Kroger Co. will hold open interviews nationwide on Tues., Sept. 15, for all veterans and their family members

Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 20,000 Employees Nationwide CINCINNATI, OH, 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores today announced it will hold open interviews nationwide on Tues., Sept. 15, for all veterans and their family members.  Nationwide, the company is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in […]

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 […]

Tesco: dunnhumby opened way to work with other North American retailers and FMCG clients following a restructuring of its relationship with The Kroger Co

Cheshunt, England, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — dunnhumby, the leading customer science company, has opened the way to work with other North American retailers and FMCG clients following a restructuring of its relationship with The Kroger Co (“Kroger”). dunnhumby and Kroger will replace the existing exclusive joint venture with more flexible long-term license and service […]