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
Kroger Co. is willing to test a variety of options to determine whether customers prefer store pickup or home delivery programs, J. Michael Schlotman, EVP and CFO, said during an investors conference Tuesday.
Aiming to make its home city a “food hub” and improve the level at which it executes everything from corporate branded goods to prepared dishes, Kroger will begin building a culinary training center near its headquarters in Cincinnati, CEO Rodney McMullen said Thursday....More
Members of six Southern California locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union have voted to authorize a strike against Kroger and Albertsons if negotiations fail, the union said Wednesday....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.