December 1, 2011

Kroger posted its 32nd consecutive same-store sales gains as the grocer continues to grab market share due to a combination of a customer service initiative and value pricing.

November 29, 2011

Kroger announced that it once again will support the Salvation Army by kicking off its annual Red Kettle campaign.

November 7, 2011

A new report by social media software maker Conversocial examined the customer service offerings of the 10 most loved and most hated retailers in the United States, and how these retailers are meeting the challenge of delivering great social media experiences for their customers.

November 4, 2011

Food 4 Less and Ralphs Grocery announced that they are inviting customers to help support local food banks and families in need through a special fundraising campaign that kicks off Nov. 6.

November 4, 2011

South of France Natural Body Care is launching a social media campaign anchored by its new blog, TheSoapDishMagazine.com, which went live Friday.

November 3, 2011

An in-store magazine merchandising and marketing company has signed a new front-end checkout reset agreement with Kroger.

November 1, 2011

Cincinnati's ABC affiliate station on Monday featured Kroger's Scan-Bag-Go system, a handheld device that customers use to scan bar codes as they shop.

October 31, 2011

Charlotte, N.C.-based Crosland Southeast said it broke ground Friday on Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area’s newest multi-use development, Stonebridge, which will include a 123,600-sq.-ft. Kroger Marketplace grocery store that will be the region's largest — and the company's most expensive — to date.

October 24, 2011

Kroger has discontinued offering needle-free clinical devices to administer flu vaccinations at all pharmacies and The Little Clinic locations.

October 12, 2011

The Network of Executive Women has elected five new members at large to its board of directors.

October 7, 2011

Kroger is installing Avery Weigh-Tronix's tabletop pharmacy automation systems in its stores, Avery said.

October 7, 2011

Kroger announced that its annual Honoring Our Heroes fundraising campaign to support the United Service Organizations garnered $1.5 million.

September 28, 2011

Supermarket pharmacies could see a slight rise in gross profits next year as branded drugs lose patent protection and go generic, according to a new report by Moody's Investors Service.

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 23, 2011

Kroger announced that it has become a member of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club.

September 15, 2011

Safeway and Wegmans ranked highest across all customer service elements, according to a survey by Empathica.

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 12, 2011

The Global Market Development Center on Monday announced its 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient: Terry Cox, retired group VP for Kroger.

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.

September 8, 2011

Fred Meyer customers seeking to be immunized against the flu this fall now have a needle-free option.

September 6, 2011

Tom Thumb, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger, on Friday announced its purchase of seven convenience stores in the Memphis area currently operated by Schnuck Markets.

September 6, 2011

Kroger has announced the promotion of Joe Fey as president of the Quality Food Centers division.

September 1, 2011

The Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team on Thursday announced a reduction in employee injuries across Kroger's Mid-South division, thanks to the implementation of a new employee wellness program called Living Life Safe and Well in October.

August 30, 2011

Kroger on Tuesday reported the company will coordinate a moment of silence across all 2,449 stores in its network on Sept. 11 to remember the victims and honor the heroes of the 9/11 tragedy.