Kroger Co. , Cincinnati, remained the industry's leading retailer at the dawn of the new millennium, but its hold on the No. 1 spot on SN's Top 75 list is tenuous at best. w supercenters and convert existing discount stores to supercenters at a rate approaching 150 per year, Wal-Mart is poised to eclipse Kroger as the industry leader in the next few months. Kroger's primary attention for the next few months will involve trying to digest Fred Meyer Inc., the Portland, Ore.-based giant whose ...
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