November 11, 2015

Together Kroger and Roundy's will operate 2,774 supermarkets across 35 states and the District of Columbia. 

November 11, 2015

Roundy's reports 7.5% net sales decrease across Wisconsin markets, but in Illinois net sales are up 15.9%. 

November 10, 2015

Kroger's investment into real-world omnichannel solutions is transforming the grocery shopping experience, Business Insider reported Sunday. For example, since 2012 Kroger's use of QueVision to scale up and down the number of cashiers on hand has reduced average check out time across the retailer from 4 minutes to 30 seconds. "QueVision is just the beginning of futuristic tech at the company," Business Insider reported. "In an industry that is swiftly turning its attention to ecommerce, Kroger has spent the last few years investing in companies with key insights and experience in the online grocery business." (Business Insider)

November 6, 2015

A Kroger in Columbus, Ohio is taking refugees who fled ethnic cleansing in Bhutan on a classroom tour of the pharmacy, educating them on the healthcare products and information available to them, according to a report Wednesday from PRI. Helen Kim, a pharmacy fellow at Ohio State who helped start the program and herself an immigrant to the U.S., can relate. "We as immigrants, or somebody who is newly resettled, just do not know how to navigate [the pharmacy]," she said. (PRI)


November 5, 2015
Both retailers and manufacturers expect change, complexity and competition to continue in full force, which means winning organizations will be those that can anticipate important shifts and quickly pivot to capitalize on them.
October 29, 2015

Kroger's Philecia Avery was one of 13 women recognized for their professional accomplishments during the Ohio Diversity Council's annual gathering.

October 28, 2015

The Cincinnati Business Courier, reporting on a recent Kroger investor call, highlighted the fact that Kroger’s natural and organic food sales bring in more than $11 billion a year, a trend fueled in part by its Simple Truth product line, which has seen double-digit growth every year since its launch. “We’re delivering on millennials’ needs,”  Stuart Aitken, Kroger’s 84.51 data analytics unit CEO said. (Cincinnati Business Courier)

October 16, 2015

Within the toothpaste category, Colgate Total and Crest 3D White were the two brands from their respective manufacturers that displayed the highest sales, and they both displayed higher units sold on promotion (28%).

October 13, 2015
All funds raised will be donated to the American Diabetes Association in support of its mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
October 13, 2015

Kroger has announced that it had added transgender health benefits to one of the company’s health insurance plans, according to Forbes. "Beginning January 1, 2016, medical procedures including surgery and drug therapy for gender reassignment will be covered up to a $100,000 lifetime maximum for eligible associates and their dependents,” the company wrote on their employee social network. (Forbes)

October 5, 2015
Kroger is completing the installation of its Digital Shelf Edge smart shelf technology to 2,200 shelves throughout the center of the supermarket, including most aisles with dry goods is reporting. “It has the potential to reinvent brick-and-mortar retailing,” Kroger’s VP research and development Brett Bonner said. “It brings the info-richness of the Internet to the sight, sounds, smells and touching of in-store shopping.” (
October 1, 2015

The company said that its HemisFares products will be imported directly from the most food-rich regions of the world and that it offers shoppers a guided tour of the best-of-the-best tastes the planet has to offer.

September 24, 2015

Kroger installs 34-year veteran to operate stores in Western Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri.

September 22, 2015

Including local associates, their families, friends and other partners, Kroger expects nearly 7,000 to participate in this one-of-a-kind event.

September 17, 2015

NACDS’ new-hire will provide effective leadership on issues such as quality metrics and innovative value-based payment models, Steve Anderson, association president and CEO, said. 

September 15, 2015

Kroger is offering free home-delivery of prescriptions across its 104 Michigan pharmacies, according to a report in the Lansing State Journal published Tuesday. 

September 11, 2015

The hiring comes just months after the retailer tapped former Walmart executives to fill the head merchant and CFO roles at the 389-store retailer.

September 11, 2015

Kroger will target 12 years of consecutive same-store sales growth when it reports third-quarter results in three months. 

September 10, 2015

Kroger’s CEO said that the appointments were part of a new organizational structure that emphasizes depth of leadership at the company.

September 1, 2015

Jessica C. Adelman was most recently SVP corporate affairs for agriculture company Syngenta North America and has 20 years the food industry as a public affairs executive. 

August 18, 2015

As part of an effort to support $1.2 million in capital investments, Kroger splits its Southwest division into two divisions. 

August 13, 2015

Argo Tea on Wednesday announced that it will release its new Teappuccino tea-based dairy beverages this fall.

August 13, 2015

Kroger loyalty card holders who sign up as new Liberty Mutual customers will get up to 5% off home and renters insurance and up to a 10% discount on auto insurance.

August 6, 2015

FSI advertising expenditures are up 2% across pharmacy retailers and up 7% among grocers.