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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...

Jun 05, 2014, 11:55 ET

Kroger to Webcast First Quarter Conference Call with Investors

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will host a conference call with investors on Thursday, June 19 at 10 a.m. (ET) to discuss financial results for the...

Jun 03, 2014, 13:00 ET

Kroger Invites Customers to Savor the Authentic Flavors of Mexico

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Stores today invited customers to be inspired by the tastes and flavors of Mexico during a...

May 30, 2014, 13:21 ET

Ralphs Ratifies New Agreements with Southern California UFCW Locals

 Ralphs Grocery Company, a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) operating in Southern California, today announced that associates have...

May 16, 2014, 13:15 ET

Kroger Invites Customers to Support Our Troops

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Stores invites customers to join in supporting the men and women of the armed forces and their families...

May 13, 2014, 13:53 ET

Kroger to Participate in the J.P. Morgan Consumer & Retail Conference

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) will participate in the J.P. Morgan Consumer & Retail Conference on Tuesday, May 20.  Mike Schlotman, Kroger...

May 06, 2014, 13:00 ET

Kroger Announces First Fleet of Liquid Natural Gas Trucks

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it will be the first in Oregon  to deploy a fleet of heavy-duty trucks that run on Liquid...

Apr 26, 2014, 18:00 ET

Two Private Selection Ice Cream Flavors Recalled For Undeclared Allergen

 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Private Selection Chocolate Hazelnut Mascarpone Ice Cream sold at the Kroger family of...