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Retailers open COVID-19 test sites across the country

NEW YORK — As testing becomes more important in the battle against COVID-19, retailers are stepping up. For instance, CVS Health has opened more than 50 COVID-19 test sites at selected CVS Pharmacy drive-through locations across Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, with additional sites to come. The new sites will utilize self-swab tests and

Kroger offers workers free COVID-19 tests

Kroger offers workers free COVID-19 tests

CINCINNATI — Kroger said Monday that it would make free COVID-19 testing available to its frontline workers, based on symptoms and medical need. “At Kroger, the safety and health of our associates and customers remains our top priority during this unprecedented time,” said senior vice president and chief people officer Tim Massa. “Our associates have

Kroger releases blueprint for reopening businesses

Kroger releases blueprint for reopening businesses

CINCINNATI – Kroger on Wednesday released a blueprint intended to help businesses plan to safely reopen while the coronavirus pandemic persists. Kroger announced it has published the first installment of “Sharing What We’ve Learned” to offer “actionable recommendations” for retailers, restaurants, food service companies, manufacturers, logistics and distribution centers and other industries to consider as

Kroger introducing Hero Bonus for employees

Kroger introducing Hero Bonus for employees

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. will provide all hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates with a Hero Bonus – a $2 premium above their standard base rate of pay, the company said. The bonus will be applied to hours worked March 29 through April 18, and will be disbursed weekly to

Kroger reports solid Q4 results

Kroger reports solid Q4 results

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. posted solid fourth-quarter results on Thursday, with sales fueled by its private-label offerings and its expanded online pickup and delivery capabilities. Same-store sales (excluding gasoline) increased 2% from the comparable period a year earlier. Fourth-quarter digital sales increased 22%. Full-year comps were also up 2%, and digital sales increased 29%. Total

Kroger adds to Simple Truth Plant-Based line

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has announced the launch of Simple Truth Emerge: Plant Based Fresh Meats. An expansion of Simple Truth — “America’s largest natural and organic brand” — Simple Truth Emerge is a line that offers fresh burger patties and grinds at more affordable prices, according to Kroger. Available exclusively at Kroger Family of

Kroger’s net income slips in Q3

Kroger’s net income slips in Q3

CINCINNATI — Both operating and net income tumbled by double digits during the third quarter at Kroger Co., while both sales and adjusted earnings fell short of analysts’ forecasts. As a result, the share price of the nation’s largest supermarket operator fell approximately 2% in early trading after results were announced. Reported net income for

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