Kroger CFO Talks About Safeway Deal, Growth Plans

Kroger Co. CFO Mike Schlotman has been making the rounds, talking to analysts at two diferent investor conferences in two days.

The timing was great for investors wondering about Kroger’s reported efforts to buy California-based Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), what Cerberus Capital Management’s deal to acquire Safeway and merge it with Albertsons means for Kroger, and Kroger’s growth plans.

Here are three things I took away from Schlotman’s comments:

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