DALLAS — If Kroger could do 2009 all over again — not that it would want to — it would do things differently. Specifically, the Cincinnati-based retailer acknowledged that having made all of its planned price investments for the year during the first quarter left it unusually vulnerable when competitors increased their price investments later in the year. Keeping up with their investments in the end hurt the bottom line for Kroger Co., which revealed earnings and gross margin declines ...
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.