December 11, 2014

Kroger on Thursday announced that Nora Aufreiter has been elected to the company's board of directors.

December 11, 2014

David Dillon will retire as chairman of the board on Dec. 31 after 38 years of service.

 

December 11, 2014

The Little Clinic and UC Health have announced that they are expanding on their relationship to include diabetes management, beginning in December, inside seven pilot program locations.

December 8, 2014
Kroger and Medicine Shoppe are participating in MediMergent's pilot study of the National Medication Safety, Outcomes and Adherence Program.
December 4, 2014

Kroger on Thursday reported identical supermarket sales growth, without fuel, of 5.6% in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, marking the 44th consecutive quarter of positive identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel. 

November 10, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced a total contribution to the USO of more than $3.3 million for 2014. The funds were raised through the company's Honoring Our Heroes sales event in May and customer contributions collected at check stands through the summer and fall. 

November 5, 2014

Both Walgreens and Amazon.com advanced in the 2014 Kantar Retail PowerRanking Survey released Tuesday. Walgreens climbed from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 and Amazon.com went from No. 8 to No. 5.

October 30, 2014

Kroger is focused on expanding its omnichannel capabilities, the grocer shared Wednesday during an investor presentation. 

October 24, 2014

Kroger announced Friday it has been named "Employer of the Year" by the Ohio Governor's Council on People with Disabilities.

October 22, 2014

Drug Channels on Tuesday released a report showing that Walmart and Walgreens dominate 2015 Medicare Part D preferred networks, followed by independent pharmacy. 

October 14, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Alex Tosolini to serve in the newly created role of SVP new business development, effective Nov. 3.

October 3, 2014

Kroger on Thursday kicked off its annual #SharingCourage campaign, asking customers to join in the fight against breast cancer by taking action online and in local communities.

September 26, 2014

Not Your Mother’s hair care is hitting Fred Meyer shelves this fall, the company has announced.

September 24, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday announced its membership in the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club, marking the retailer’s fifth consecutive year of qualifying for membership.

September 18, 2014

Kroger on Thursday raised the quarterly dividend by 12%, to 18.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 14.

September 15, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced it has made the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the second time.

September 12, 2014

Kroger has tapped Kevin Dougherty, formerly group VP and chief supply chain officer, to lead the company's new Vitacost.com division as group VP of digital and Vitacost. 

 

September 11, 2014

Kroger Thursday morning reported total sales of $25.3 billion, representing an increase of 11.6%.

 

September 5, 2014

Kroger announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.

August 18, 2014

Kroger and Vitacost.com on Monday announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8 per share in cash.  

 

August 14, 2014

Kroger was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association in recognition of the company's contributions to patient care and outcomes, the grocer announced Thursday.

August 8, 2014

Kroger on Friday announced 366 winners of the Kroger Scholars award for the 2014-15 school year.

 

August 6, 2014

Kroger was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association, the grocer announced Wednesday.

August 5, 2014

Procter & Gamble's Charmin brand is launching a new chamomile-scented toilet paper. Each roll of new Charmin plus with the scent of Chamomile has the scent added to the tube to create an experience that soothes the senses, according to the company.