NEW YORK — Declaring confidence in its momentum but fed up with a stagnating stock price, Kroger last week detailed a plan to boost its annual earnings growth in part by increasing capital spending and growing square footage in new and existing markets. Speaking at an investor conference here, David Dillon, Kroger’s chairman and chief executive officer, said the company has raised its long-term, fully diluted earnings-per-share growth target from current levels of 6% to 8% to ...
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