The new website features a variety of voices – produced by both freelancers and Kroger associates – sharing stories about Kroger's people and innovative projects.
Kroger Pharmacy & Business News
Looking to 2017, Kroger anticipates identical supermarket sales, excluding fuel, to range from flat to 1% growth.
Larry Arnold joined the retailer in 1953, just prior to his 16th birthday.
Kroger is minimizing wait times at the pharmacy counter through an advanced video-management system, Chris Hjelm, Kroger’s chief information officer, told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday. "We’re running a pilot to do service queuing for the pharmacy," he told The Journal. "It isn’t like everybody stands in a nice line, like they do at checkout. People come from the left side, they come from the right side. We can use video to not only detect how many are there but how long they’ve been waiting. If you’re a pharmacist, your head is down at the computer, working. We can alert you right on your display that you’ve got a customer who’s been waiting for 60 seconds and no one’s talked to them yet." (The Wall Street Journal)
Target, J&J, Pfizer, Ahold USA and Cardinal Health also make Omni50, a listing of the top 50 corporate and government buyers of products and services from an inclusive supply chain throughout the country.
Kroger subsidiary has launched this service at 215 of its clinics located inside select Kroger, Dillons, Fry’s, Jay C and King Soopers in 10 states.
As part of the month-long promotion, Kroger Pharmacies will offer personalized blood-pressure and cholesterol screenings at no cost.
Kroger pharmacists received specialized training and education as part of the program.
Jerry Clontz was named regional VP and was instrumental in Harris Teeter's entry in to the highly-competitive Washington, D.C. market.
Kroger grew its workforce by 12,000 in 2016. Kroger also hired more than 9,000 veterans and has hired more than 44,000 veterans since 2009 as part of its commitment to both active duty troops and veterans.