CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here reported record sales and earnings in its first quarter, ended March 21. ared with earnings before extraordinary charges in last year's first quarter. Operating cash flow rose 8.2% to $335.0 million, from $309.6 million in the year-ago quarter. Sales increased 4.1% to a record $6.4 billion, compared with $6.1 billion in the year-ago quarter. Identical food-store sales rose 0.72%, while comparable-store sales, which include relocations and expansions, ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.