CINCINNATI — The pending retirement of Kroger Co.’s longtime and highly regarded chief executive officer, David Dillon, raises questions about whether his successor will take a more aggressive stance on mergers and acquisitions, observers said. The company said this month that Dillon, a 37-year Kroger veteran who has strengthened the company’s dominance as the largest traditional supermarket chain with its “Customer 1st” approach, will retire effective Jan. ...
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