Kroger declares quarterly dividend
CINCINNATI The Kroger Co. announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 9 cents per share to be paid on Sept. 1 to shareholders of record at of the close of business on Aug. 14.
Kroger, one of the nation’s largest retail grocery chains, employs more than 326,000 associates, who serve customers in 2,475 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states.
On Thursday, the company announced that its president and COO Don McGeorge was retiring. McGeorge has been replaced by W. Rodney McMullen.
Home Diagnostics launches TRUEmanager Diabetes Management Software
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Home Diagnostics, a leading manufacturer and marketer of diabetes testing supplies, announced the launch of TRUEmanager Diabetes Management Software.
The advanced reporting features and new user-friendly interface of TRUEmanager make it an essential tool for diabetes patients and healthcare professionals seeking long-term disease management.
The software allows patients to easily download blood glucose testing results form their meter directly onto a home computer and then compiles patient demographics into seven easy-to-read reports to show patterns and trends in glucose results.
“TRUEmanager’s advanced software is designed to give patients and healthcare professionals an effective tool for monitoring and sharing the data necessary to achieve proper disease control,” said Joe Capper, president and CEO of Home Diagnostics. “With customizable and more comprehensive reporting, TRUEmanager helps people with diabetes keep track of their blood glucose levels, empowering them to live more comfortably with diabetes.”
New G.I. Joe paperback set to get fans excited for summer film
NEW YORK An official companion book to Paramount Pictures’ summer film G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra is sure to get fans’ adrenaline pumping before the movie hits theatres.
Published under license from Paramount Licensing, this paperback sidekick is packed with information on the weapons, gadgets, vehicles and missions featured in the movie with color photos, film stills, schematics and production art.
The book will be available in the United States and United Kingdom July 21 from Titan Books followed soon after by the G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra film directed by Stephen Sommers, set to open August 7.