BAVIS_1170x120_10-22-20

Kroger

Kroger adding high-tech fulfillment center in Phoenix

Kroger adding high-tech fulfillment center in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Kroger’s previously announced high-tech customer fulfillment center (CFC) in the Southeast region will be located in Phoenix, the company said Friday. The new 200,000-square-foot CFC will support Kroger’s online customers across Arizona, according to the retailer, which is building the automated warehouse facility in partnership with the online retailing specialist Ocado Solutions. The CFC

Kroger details food trends, hot products

Kroger details food trends, hot products

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. on Thursday announced its top 10 trending foods of 2020, as well as its food trend predictions for 2021. Based on year-over-year sales growth across Kroger’s business, including nearly 2,800 retail stores and pickup, delivery and ship, the trending foods and beverages of 2020 included: Zero-Calorie Soft Drinks Four-Cheese Mexican Blend

Kroger posts 10.9% comp sales gain in Q3

Kroger posts 10.9% comp sales gain in Q3

CINCINNATI — Kroger reported third quarter comparable store sales growth that beat Wall Street expectations, increasing 10.9% (excluding fuel). Digital sales grew by 108%. The retailer’s earnings also topped expectations. Kroger earnings for the three months ended November 7 were $631 million, or 80 cents per share. That compares to $263 million, or 32 cents

Kroger seeks to propel diversity

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has followed up on its promise to work toward a more equitable and just society by unveiling an action plan to support diversity and inclusion, both within its workforce and among its suppliers. The plan centers on 10 immediate actions within five focus areas, all intended to advance equality and social

Kroger says strategy delivering for shareholders

Kroger says strategy delivering for shareholders

CINCINNATI — Restock Kroger is delivering cost savings, improved shareholder returns, and a stronger competitive position, the retailer said Tuesday. “Through the Restock Kroger framework and intensity around operational excellence, we are achieving cost savings of over $1 billion each year and are investing savings back into the business with an emphasis on the customer

Schlotman elected to Kellogg board

Schlotman elected to Kellogg board

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg Co. recently announced the election of Michael Schlotman, former executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) at The Kroger Company, to its board of directors, effective immediately. “We are very pleased to welcome Mike to our Board of Directors,” said Steve Cahillane, chairman and chief executive officer, Kellogg Co. “His tremendous financial

Kroger unveils diversity, equity and inclusion plan

Kroger unveils diversity, equity and inclusion plan

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. on Monday revealed an action plan designed to support diversity and inclusion in its workforce and among its suppliers. “As America’s grocer, Kroger is driven to bring Americans together as an employer, grocery provider and community partner, representing Our Purpose to Feed the Human Spirit,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and

Kroger posts strong second-quarter earnings

Kroger posts strong second-quarter earnings

CINCINNATI – The Kroger Co. said fiscal second-quarter sales jumped 13.9% to $30.5 billion, a second consecutive double-digit gain as shoppers continue to eat at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Kroger’s digital business was again a standout in the quarter ended August 15, with online sales increasing 127%. Same-store sales, excluding fuel, increased 14.6% in

Kroger stays true to values amid pandemic

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is responding to the historic retail disruption wrought by the coronavirus pandemic by doubling down on its values and purpose. “Throughout the public health crisis, our entire team of 500,000 associates has worked tirelessly to provide a safe environment for our customers and each other, with open stores, e-commerce solutions and

Kroger pilots contactless payments at QFC stores

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. this month launched a pilot to test contactless payments, becoming the latest mass retailer to adopt technology that’s become increasingly popular with shoppers since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Kroger introduced contactless payments across its Bellevue, Wash.-based QFC supermarket division, allowing customers to pay at checkout using a contactless chip

1 2 3 7