June 21, 2016

ClickList, which is exclusive to Kroger, allows customers to shop online and pick up their order curbside at a participating store location.

June 16, 2016

Kroger's total sales increased 4.7% to $34.6 billion in the first quarter compared to $33.1 billion for the same period last year.

June 14, 2016

Former King Soopers chief Russ Dispense is retiring after 51 years of service to the company.

June 8, 2016

Personal care products brand Steripod has expanded the distribution for its market leading clip-on toothbrush protector.

June 7, 2016

In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek

June 7, 2016

A recently released Dunnhumby report helps solve the consumer loyalty crisis in healthcare, noted the Cincinnati Business Courier in a report published Tuesday. It helps explain why health systems like UC Health or TriHealth are exploring collaborative agreements with Kroger's Little Clinic or CVS Health's MinuteClinic, the report noted. “The younger generations are very willing to engage in the more convenient platforms,” Cara Pratt, Dunnhumbyu SVP specialty retail and sector expansion, told the Courier. And “there isn’t a real sense of loyalty with consumers when it comes to primary care physicians.” (Cincinnati Business Courier

June 2, 2016

The 52,000-sq. ft. store will be open 24/7 and feature a drive-thru pharmacy, as well as free blood pressure testing, private professional consultations and drug interaction and allergy screenings. 

June 2, 2016

Kroger will name successor to the 51-year supermarket veteran at a later date, the company stated.

June 2, 2016

Kroger plans to offer curbside pickup capability at 22 area stores this year, the company announced.

June 1, 2016

Henry Ford LiveWell Wednesdays debuts June 1 at all 126 Kroger stores throughout Michigan. Henry Ford will provide Kroger shoppers with healthy recipes developed by registered dietitians.

May 24, 2016

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.

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 6, 2016

Kroger promotes 32-year veteran to take over its Smith's banner, succeeding Jay Cummins, whose retirement was announced in February.

April 1, 2016

Kroger is forming a new partnership with Lucky's Market that aims to accelerate growth in new and existing markets.

March 22, 2016

The Kroger Co. has named new leaders for its Roundy's and Mariano's grocery chains.

March 16, 2016

Mary Ellen Adcock succeeds Marnette Perry, whose retirement was previously announced. Adcock currently serves as vice president of operations for Kroger's Columbus division.

March 4, 2016

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.

March 3, 2016

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. 

March 2, 2016

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.

February 22, 2016

A new Smith's division president will be announced at a later date, Kroger stated.

February 18, 2016

The Kroger Co.'s senior vice president for retail operations and strategic initiatives plans to retire in April.

February 16, 2016

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)

 

February 2, 2016

With retirement of its Nashville division president, Kroger is making some executive moves.