Tag Archives: Kroger

A Beachy Grocery Store Tour

One of my favorite things to do when I visit a new city is to check out the local grocery stores. So this weekend when … Continue reading

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Kroger Stocks Up on I and Love and You Natural Pet Food

The all-natural total pet care company, “I and love and you”, knows that consumers who count on natural, healthy food for themselves and their … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Sales for all seasons

Retailers can take advantage of the seasonal food trend in the produce department. By P. Allen Smith I am not sure I would consider … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Columns

Kroger Announces Acquisition of YOU Technology

The Kroger Co. announced it has purchased the assets of YOU Technology Brand Services, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based digital coupons and promotions company. Founded in 2008, YOU … Continue reading

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Crunch Pak Encourage the Magic of Healthy Living

This fall Crunch Pak joined with Radio Disney Indianapolis to reach active and engaged families through “TRYit!” events hosted at local Kroger stores in … Continue reading

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Simplicity pays

We all have our pet peeves when it comes to what we like and don’t like about certain retailers. Although what each of us … Continue reading

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Kroger Raises $3.2 Million for USO in 2013

The Kroger Co. has announced a cumulative contribution to the USO of $3.2 million for 2013. The funds were raised through the company’s Honoring Our Heroes sales event … Continue reading

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Come fly with me

I personally visit the stores profiled in our Retail Spotlight features, which means I am in the airports quite regularly. On my last trip … Continue reading

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Keeping an eye on private label

Retailers have found meaning and purpose with private label programs. Now consumers are looking to them for meaningful answers—not to mention savings. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Harris Teeter Supermarkets’ Shareholders Approve Merger Agreement with Kroger

Harris Teeter Supermarkets announced that Harris Teeter’s shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated July 8, 2013, … Continue reading

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Private Label Helping Stores Bounce Back

According to Roy White in a new report on PLMALive, a few national chains are seeing evidence of recovery thanks in part to their store … Continue reading

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Kroger Announces CEO Succession Plan

The Kroger Co. announced its Board of Directors’ long-term CEO succession plan. David B. Dillon, 62, a 37-year Kroger veteran who has been serving … Continue reading

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IRI Research Examines How Americans Eat

Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) recently conducted extensive research into the daily eating habits of Americans and found that the age-old image of a family … Continue reading

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On Point: The urge to merge

Is industry consolidation seeing another revival? The grocery business may be in the early stages of a new wave of mergers and acquisitions like … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: Using mobile marketing to fill carts

For grocers seeking to evolve to the next level of customer connectivity, mobile offers an abundance of choices worth checking out. By Mike Romano, … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Columns

Kroger Raises Nearly $500,000 for Oklahoma Tornado Relief

The Kroger Co. announced it raised more than $425,000 from customer and associate contributions to assist storm relief efforts in Oklahoma. In addition, Kroger committed to a … Continue reading

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Kroger Unveils A Clean Energy Production System Powered By Food Waste

The Kroger Co. unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that cannot be sold or donated into clean energy to help … Continue reading

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Kroger Announces Largest Single-Day Public Service Event in Company’s History

Kroger announced plans to bring together more than 4,800 associates, at the Kentucky Exposition Center on April 16, to assemble an estimated 17,000 emergency … Continue reading

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Kroger Ratifies Agreement with UFCW Local 75

The Kroger Co. associates working at Kroger stores in Toledo have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 75. “We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Consumer Satisfaction in Supermarkets on the Rise

The national customer satisfaction benchmark gains 0.5% to 76.3 on a scale of 0 to 100 for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to … Continue reading

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Kroger Brightens Up Produce Department with Frieda’s Produce University

The produce experts at The Kroger Company geared up for the winter season by hosting a Frieda’s Produce University Festive Holiday Citrus event on … Continue reading

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The Fresh Market spreads the joy of food

Superior service, close alliances with vendors and an easy-to-shop layout results in a fun customer experience. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Upfront

Fearsome predator

Amazon.com is stressing price, convenience and selection; center store, nonfoods and even fresh items are at risk. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Kroger Announces Merger with Axium Pharmacy

The Kroger Co. announced it will acquire the outstanding shares of Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a merger of … Continue reading

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Kroger Outlines Growth Strategy

The Kroger Co. unveiled its long-term strategy for enhanced growth at its investor conference in New York.  Building on strong momentum from its proven … Continue reading

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