Kroger Set for Fred Meyer
Ten cents of every food dollar spent in U.S. food stores will be spent at a Kroger-owned store once the merger of Kroger Co., Cincinnati, and Fred Meyer Inc., Portland, Ore., is completed later this year, said Joseph A. Pichler, Kroger's chairman and chief executive officer.
Kroger officials said they hope to mail proxies to shareholders this month and to hold shareholder meetings in April to approve the merger.
According to Pichler, "We're absolutely delighted ...
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