Kroger Says Demand Easing After Coronavirus Stockpiling

June 19, 2020 Reuters

U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co (KR.N) stopped short of raising its annual forecasts on Thursday, saying a coronavirus-driven surge in demand for essential goods was fading as American households reconsider what they have on their shelves.

Kroger and Ocado Announce Three Additional Regions for High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Centers

June 8, 2020 Kroger

Kroger and Ocado announced the continued expansion of their partnership with plans to construct three new Customer Fulfillment Centers (CFC) in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest and West regions.

Kroger Achieves New Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Milestones

May 20, 2020 The Kroger Co.

“Zero Hunger | Zero Waste addresses the disparity between hunger and food waste in America, a mission that has never been more relevant,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO. “We are pleased with our progress so far, but also recognize the monumental task still at hand. Kroger is determined to do even more to help our neighbors and communities secure a healthier, brighter future.”

Kroger Announces $ 130M Thank You Pay for Associates, Continues Paid Emergency Leave

May 19, 2020 Kroger

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Companies today announced that it will provide a special Thank You Pay to hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates to acknowledge their dedication to maintaining safe, clean and stocked stores.

Kroger CEO: Customers Will Have Meat During the Coronavirus Pandemic, So Long as they are ‘Flexible’

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said the supermarket chain is working with new meat suppliers and diverting meat that would have gone to restaurants to try to stay in stock.