Colorado Sues to Stop $25 Billion Kroger-Albertsons Merger

February 16, 2024 Mike Scarcella, Reuters

Colorado’s attorney general filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to block Kroger’s proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival supermarket chain Albertsons (ACI.N), opens new tab, saying consumers would be hurt, as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and other states continue to scrutinize the deal.

Kroger to Lower Prices Following Merger with Albertsons Cos

February 13, 2024 Kroger

The Kroger Co. shared additional insights about how the company lowered prices in previous mergers, bolstering its commitment to bring more consumers across America lower prices and more choices following its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.

Bonton Farms, ICDC, and Kroger Launch Grocery Connect to Provide Food Access in South Dallas

February 13, 2024 Brittani Moncrease, WFAA

Bonton Farms is partnering with the South Dallas Fair Park Inner City Community Development Corporation (ICDC) and Kroger to launch Grocery Connect on Tuesday.

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation Awards $1M Retail Agency Capacity Grant to Feeding America

February 7, 2024 The Kroger Co.

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation today announced it provided a $1 million retail agency capacity grant to Feeding America® to support four food banks across the U.S. The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (Flint, MI), Houston Food Bank (Houston, TX), Mid-South Food Bank (Memphis, TN) and the Atlanta Community Food Bank (Atlanta, GA) are all beneficiaries of this capacity-building grant.

Kroger’s All Self-Checkout Dallas Store Brings Back Cashiers

Shoppers love and hate the self-checkout experience, but people are using it. About 29% of food retail transactions were through self-checkout lanes in 2022, according to the food industry association, FMI.