Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

Jan 22, 2010, 13:00 ET from The Kroger Co.

CINCINNATI, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.095 per share to be paid on March 1, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 12, 2010.

Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer, employs more than 326,000 associates who serve customers in 2,469 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's.  The Company also operates 773 convenience stores, 392 fine jewelry stores, 850 supermarket fuel centers and 40 food processing plants in the U.S.  Kroger, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, focuses its charitable efforts on supporting hunger relief, health and wellness initiatives, and local organizations in the communities it serves.  For more information about Kroger, please visit www.kroger.com.

SOURCE The Kroger Co.



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