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Sep 15, 2014, 13:00 ET

Kroger Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has made the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the second time. The company's...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:47 ET

Fresh Food Rescue Program Delivers 50 Million Pounds of Food Across Kroger Nation

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it has donated more than 50 million pounds of fresh meat, produce, dairy and bakery items to...

Sep 11, 2014, 08:30 ET

Kroger Reports Record Second Quarter Results

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported net earnings of $347 million, or $0.70 per diluted share, and identical supermarket sales growth, without...

Sep 08, 2014, 09:41 ET

Kroger Launches 'Pour It Forward' Program to Help Close the Milk Gap During Hunger Action Month

More than 12.5 million families face hunger and malnutrition in America and look to local food pantries to provide their essential food items. And...

Sep 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 20,000 Employees

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the nation's largest grocery retailer, today announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated...

Sep 03, 2014, 13:00 ET

Kroger & Murray's Cheese Associates Named Certified Cheese Professionals

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today that 13 Kroger associates and 4 Murray's Cheese associates have been named Certified Cheese...

Aug 28, 2014, 15:20 ET

Kroger to Webcast Second Quarter Conference Call with Investors

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:56 ET

Food 4 Less and Unions Reach Tentative Agreement

 Food 4 Less/Foods Co stores, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), today announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with the...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

Kroger Completes Merger with eCommerce Retailer Vitacost.com

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC), a leading online retailer of healthy living products, today announced the...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

Kroger's Family of Pharmacies Receives American Pharmacists Association Pinnacle Award

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of pharmacies was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in...

Aug 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Kroger Announces Scholarship Winners

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today 366 winners of the Kroger Scholars award for 2014-2015 school year. Each student will receive $1,000...

Aug 06, 2014, 10:00 ET

Kroger Recognized with Two Top Healthiest Employer Awards

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:40 ET

Kroger Ratifies Agreement with UFCW 75 for Cincinnati and Dayton Associates

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Cincinnati/Dayton Division associates working at Kroger stores in metro and surrounding areas have ratified a new labor...

Jul 08, 2014, 14:35 ET

Kroger Releases Annual Sustainability Report

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today published its eighth annual sustainability report, setting its first-ever water conservation goal and providing a...

Jul 02, 2014, 08:00 ET

Kroger and eCommerce Retailer Vitacost.com Announce Definitive Merger Agreement

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC), a leading online retailer of healthy living products, today announced a...

Jun 26, 2014, 10:30 ET

Kroger Board of Directors Approves Share Buyback, Declares Quarterly Dividend

 The Kroger Co.'s (NYSE: KR) Board of Directors today approved a $500 million share repurchase program, replacing the prior authorization which...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:30 ET

Kroger Reports Strong First Quarter Results

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported net earnings of $501 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, and identical supermarket sales growth,...

Jun 18, 2014, 08:30 ET

Kroger Announces Agreements to Improve Security and Certainty of Pension Benefits

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced changes in its participation in two multi-employer pension funds that will provide greater stability...

Jun 12, 2014, 11:00 ET

Kroger to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders June 26

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it will webcast the annual meeting of shareholders beginning at 11 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, June 26,...

Jun 12, 2014, 10:00 ET

Kroger Named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) was named Employer of the Year by the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities at the organization's annual...