To say Rodney McMullen hasn’t missed a beat may be true, but it’s not the main point. McMullen is only beating the drum faster since moving into the CEO’s office at Kroger at the beginning of the year... More
The Roanoke Times — Area Kroger employees say they are willing to strike unless the company comes up with a new contract agreement that provides a better pay increase and health benefits for retirees....More
Cincinnati.com — Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen received a $1.5 million raise in 2015, new government filings show. But the Downtown Cincinnati-based supermarket titan's sliding stock since March has rendered $2.3 million worth of McMullen's stock options underwater....More
The third-party operator of a Kroger Co. warehouse in the Denver area is holding a job fair today and Wednesday to hire temporary workers to replace members of Teamsters Local 455, who went out on strike at the facility on April 27....More
Kroger is scheduled to acquire 151 stores from Roundy’s, Milwaukee, prior to the end of the fiscal year, which will add approximately $3.9 billion to its volume. Prior to completion of that transaction, Kroger operated 3,732 stores: 2,623 supermarkets and multi-department stores (of which 1,330 have fuel centers), which accounted for approximately 93% of total sales; 783 convenience stores (including 78 operated by franchisees), which accounted for approximately 5% of sales; and 326 fine jewelry stores, which accounted for approximately 0.5%. Sales of manufactured goods to outside customers accounted for approximately 1.5%.
Robert W. Clark, GVP, non-perishables; Michael J. Donnelly, SVP, merchandising; Kevin M. Dougherty, GVP, digital and Vitacost; Christopher T. Hjelm, SVP and CIO; Lynn Marmer, GVP, corporate affairs (Jessica C. Adelman GVP, corporate affairs, effective Nov. 1); Timothy A. Massa, GVP, human resources and labor relations; M. Marnette Perry, SVP, strategic initiatives and operations; Reuben Shaffer, chief diversity officer; Erin Sharp, GVP, manufacturing.