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Restock Kroger

Promotions for Kroger executives

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is promoting several top executives as the retailer continues to remake its business through its Restock Kroger plan. “We are making progress on redefining the customer experience, and our high-performing leaders are determined to maintain that momentum in year two of Restock Kroger and beyond,” Mike Donnelly, the company’s executive vice

Kroger promotes execs to support Restock Kroger

Kroger promotes execs to support Restock Kroger

CINCINNATI — Kroger is promoting several executives as the retailer continues to remake its business through its Restock Kroger plan. “We are making progress on redefining the customer experience, and our high-performing leaders are determined to maintain that momentum in year two of Restock Kroger and beyond,” Mike Donnelly, Kroger’s executive vice president and chief

Kroger, Microsoft partner on technology

Kroger, Microsoft partner on technology

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. and Microsoft on Monday announced a collaboration to test new technologies to improve the customer experience by making it easier to find and purchase items in grocery stores. The companies are unveiling pilot stores near their respective headquarters, in Ohio and Washington, featuring smart shelves with digital displays that update prices

Kroger, Walgreens expand pilot program

Kroger, Walgreens expand pilot program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kroger Co. and Walgreens on Tuesday announced two major initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America’s food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. “We are redefining the customer experience in a variety of ways through Restock Kroger, including innovative partnerships

Kroger, Ocado pick site for automated warehouse

Kroger, Ocado pick site for automated warehouse

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has chosen a suburb of its hometown as the site for its first automated customer fulfillment center (CFC). The facility, which is planned for the Cincinnati suburb of Monroe, Ohio, will be the first of 20 that Kroger and partner Ocado plan to build to support the retailer’s online grocery business. “Kroger

Kroger launches men’s grooming line

Kroger launches men’s grooming line

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has introduced a new store brand men’s shaving and grooming line. Called Bromley’s For Men, the line includes premium razors and replaceable blades, shaving accessories, and skincare. The products are available exclusively in the retail company’s stores and through its delivery and curbside pickup services. “Bromley’s For Men offers a complete,

Kroger and Instacart expand partnership

Kroger and Instacart expand partnership

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced plans to expand its grocery delivery coverage area in 2018 by adding 500 stores and curbside pickup locations to the service, which uses grocery delivery specialist Instacart to transport groceries to the shopper’s doorstep. “As part of Restock Kroger, we are investing in redefining our customers’ grocery shopping experience by

Kroger announces expansion of Scan, Bag, Go

Kroger announces expansion of Scan, Bag, Go

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. said Wednesday that it is rolling out its Scan, Bag, Go shopping technology, which allows customers to use a wireless handheld scanner or the Scan, Bag, Go app on their personal device to scan and bag products as they shop for a faster checkout experience. Kroger is introducing the technology is

Kroger reaches ClickList milestone

CINCINNATI — Kroger has opened its 1,000th ClickList store and launched an upgrade of the integrated digital shopping experience for ClickList. “As part of our Restock Kroger plan, we continually invest in redefining our customers’ grocery shopping experiences by bringing online and offline seamlessly together through digital innovation,” says Yael Cosset, the supermarket operator’s chief

Kroger beats sales, earnings expectations

Kroger beats sales, earnings expectations

CINCINNATI — Kroger reported third quarter sales and earnings that topped analysts expectations, and the company said it was upbeat about its prospects for the holiday season. The supermarket retailer reported a 1.1% increase in same-store sales, excluding fuel, in the quarter. That topped an average analyst forecast of a 0.9% gain, according to Consensus

Kroger names Donnelly to succeed Morganthall

Kroger names Donnelly to succeed Morganthall

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. said Tuesday that Fred Morganthall will retire November 30 as executive vice president of retail operations. Morganthall will be succeeded by Kroger’s executive vice president of merchandising, Mike Donnelly, who on November 1 will assume responsibility for both operations and merchandising as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Donnelly will

Kroger plans to redefine grocery experience

Kroger plans to redefine grocery experience

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. on Wednesday unveiled its plan to redefine its strategic focus to food products and the grocery experience. Details of the plan, called Restock Kroger, were presented at the company’s annual investor conference. Kroger also reiterated that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its 784 convenience stores across 18 states. It has