October 17, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced that Michael Ellis will be named president and COO, effective Jan. 1, 2014, completing the succession plan announced in September.

September 20, 2013

Kroger on Friday announced its board of directors' long-term CEO succession plan.

September 20, 2013

Kroger's board of directors raised the quarterly dividend by 10%, to 16.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 15, 2013.

September 12, 2013

Kroger on Thursday reported total sales of $22.7 billion for the second quarter ended Aug. 17, representing an increase of 4.6% as compared with the year-ago period.

July 9, 2013

Kroger on Tuesday announced a definitive merger agreement under which Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Harris Teeter for $49.38 per share in cash as part of a deal valued upward of $2.5 billion.

June 20, 2013

Kroger posted sales of $30 billion and profits of $481 million in first quarter 2013 as it slowly grew its online business and foresaw increased investment in new markets and increased square footage in its stores.

May 28, 2013

Turkey Hill Dairy president Quintin Frey retired Tuesday, according to Kroger.

March 7, 2013

Kroger on Thursday reported total sales of $96.8 billion, up 7.1% as compared with the prior fiscal year.

November 8, 2012

Kroger on Thursday announced a renewed commitment to hiring veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

October 17, 2012

Over the course of a day-long investor conference Tuesday, Kroger outlined its future growth strategy.

September 25, 2012

For the sixth consecutive year, Kroger has committed $3 million in donations for local breast cancer initiatives across the country to support National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October as part of its Giving Hope a Hand initiative.

June 14, 2012

Kroger on Thursday posted its 34th consecutive quarter of positive identical-supermarket sales, vetting the company's approach to competing in the food industry not as a traditional food retailer, but as a retailer that happens to sell its customers a lot of food.

September 26, 2011

Kroger has committed $3 million in donations for local breast cancer initiatives across the country to support National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the grocer announced Monday.

September 12, 2011

Consumer sentiment toward the economy continues to be negative, acknowledged David Dillon, Kroger chairman and CEO, a factor that may drive many consumers toward more of the value-driven store brands in which Kroger is investing.

September 9, 2011

Trips are up, but baskets are down, Kroger reported Friday morning, along with positive second-quarter results. Gas sales also are up with the decline in fuel prices, which is an item Kroger continues to use as a stickiness factor with its loyalty card program.

June 24, 2011

Kroger CEO David Dillon said the company will continue to focus on customer loyalty, after reporting last week that it saw identical-store sales increase for 30 consecutive quarters.

June 13, 2011

Kroger on Monday named Reuben Shaffer the grocer’s new chief diversity officer, effective immediately.

April 25, 2011

In retailing, it’s a given that a long-term, severe recession will cut through the ranks of food, drug and general merchandise retailers like a scythe through wheat, pushing weaker players out of the market as consumer spending dries up and Darwinian realities winnow the field. But it’s also true that the strongest merchants can emerge not only intact, but also with even brighter prospects if they innovate, invest and retain the loyalty of their customers.


March 3, 2011

Kroger on Thursday beat analysts’ quarterly consensus, posting 46 cents in earnings per share (adjusted for a goodwill impairment charge) that exceeded consensus by 2 cents EPS, with a higher-than-expected identical-store sales lift of 3.8% (excluding fuel).

February 17, 2011

Supermarket giant Kroger announced company EVP Don Becker died Wednesday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 62 years old.

December 2, 2010

Kroger's third-quarter revenue, including fuel, leaped 5.9% to $18.7 billion, the supermarket giant reported Thursday ...

November 24, 2010

A 45-year Kroger veteran will retire from his post in February.

September 19, 2010

Kroger's family of stores will showcase breast cancer survivors in its annual Giving Hope a...

September 15, 2010

Kroger increased its quarterly dividend to 10.5 cents, a 10.5% increase, which will be paid...