CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. here on Thursday said identical-store sales in the fiscal fourth quarter increased by 4.9% excluding fuel — figures that exceeded most analyst estimates and defied trends among competitors. The company posted a loss for the quarter of $306.9 million, related mainly to a previously announced pension consolidation, but said adjusted earnings totaled 50 cents per share — exceeding consensus estimates of 49 cents. Sales for the quarter, which ended ...
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 a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
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.