CHICAGO -- Kroger Co. is determined not to go it alone in the fight for a bigger piece of the take-home meal business. Partnering with other companies to create in-store food-service programs will be Kroger's modus operandi going forward, said an official from the Columbus marketing area, where the Cincinnati-based chain is apparently already forging several alliances. Harry Buskirk, deli-bakery merchandiser for the more than 100 Kroger stores in the Columbus area, said the chain is ...

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