Among supermarket rankings, Wegmans was the only supermarket that improved its score between 2015 and 2016, with a gain of one point, while whole foods dropped 10 points, Albertsons dropped 9 points, and Hannaford and Trader Joe’s both dropped eight points.
Kroger Pharmacy & Business News
Kroger is forming a new partnership with Lucky's Market that aims to accelerate growth in new and existing markets.
The Kroger Co. has named new leaders for its Roundy's and Mariano's grocery chains.
Mary Ellen Adcock succeeds Marnette Perry, whose retirement was previously announced. Adcock currently serves as vice president of operations for Kroger's Columbus division.
Retail pharmacies play an important role in disaster and emergency situations, often acting to provide first response aid for people needing food, water, medical supplies and healthcare services.
Kroger’s total sales including fuel and the acquired Roundy's chain increased 3.8% to $26.2 billion in the fourth quarter compared to $25.2 billion for the same period last year.
The Little Clinic has tapped Eileen Myers, formerly VP affiliations and patient-centered strategies for The Little Clinic, to lead this initiative being piloted in four communities.
A new Smith's division president will be announced at a later date, Kroger stated.
The Kroger Co.'s senior vice president for retail operations and strategic initiatives plans to retire in April.
Kroger may be in the running for Fresh Market, a 183-store chain that operates across 27 states, Reuters reported last week. Other potential bidders for the Fresh Market business include private equity firms Apollo Global Management, KKR and TPG Capital. "Organic and specialty stores such as Fresh Market, once insulated from the broader supermarket competition, have struggled as rivals such as Kroger have diversified into similar offerings," Reuters reported. (Reuters)