Kroger Names New Dallas Division President

July 29, 2021 The Dallas Morning News

Keith Shoemaker was named president of the 109-store division after the death earlier this month of Adam Wampler.

Nathan’s Famous Teams Up With Kroger and Reigning Hot Dog Eating Champion Joey Chestnut For National Hot Dog Day Event in Celebration, Iconic Brand

July 22, 2021 Smithfield Foods

Legendary hot dog brand Nathan’s Famous® joined Kroger at its On the Rhine Eatery in downtown Cincinnati to celebrate National Hot Dog Day by distributing free beef franks to hungry consumers and making a largescale protein contribution to the Freestore Foodbank. The festivities comprised of a donation presentation, giveaways, interactive games and happy Cincinnatians.

Kroger Announces Leadership Changes

July 15, 2021 Kroger

The Kroger Co. announced the retirement of Steve McKinney, senior vice president of retail divisions, after more than 40 years of distinguished service, effective August 7. McKinney will be succeeded by Valerie Jabbar, currently group vice president of center store merchandising.

Kroger Collaborates with KNAPP to Modernize and Expand Great Lakes Distribution Center

July 5, 2021 The Kroger Co.

The Kroger Co., (NYSE: KR) America’s largest grocery retailer, and KNAPP, a global leader in intelligent automation and specialized software solutions, today announced their agreement to deploy, expand, and enhance the capabilities and capacity of the retailer’s existing Great Lakes Distribution Center in Delaware, Ohio. The facility is currently being renovated to add modern state-of-the-art technology and is expected to be complete this summer.

Wild About Bread Now Available at Retail in Texas as Demand for Easy to Make Bread Continues

June 24, 2021 Rä Foods

Wild About Bread™ Home Baked Bread Made Simple is now available at retail in 45 Kroger stores in Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, Texas. Wild About Bread™ has created a new bread mix kit and PrepPal™ mixing container that simplifies the bread making process at home without sacrificing the final artisan quality bread and crust you’d expect to receive from a bakery product.