Kroger Announces Technology Leadership Succession Plan

January 30, 2019 The Kroger Co.

The Kroger Co. today announced its technology leadership succession plans in support of Restock Kroger.

Kroger Offers 1 Million Dollar Prize for Idea to Eliminate Waste

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen talked about the program and huge prize Sunday morning at the National Retail Federation’s NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show in New York, in a presentation moderated by CNBC’s Sara Eisen.

Jury awards Woman Injured by Cart at Kroger’s 2.7 Million

Zula Wortham said she injured her knee and had to have surgery on her hip after a wheel popped off a shopping cart she was using Aug. 25, 2016, without warning at a Tennessee Kroger.

Inside Kroger and Microsoft’s New Smart-Grocery Partnership

The new RaaS service will be jointly marketed by Kroger and Microsoft, which means at least some of the innovation is coming from the traditional business of Kroger. By building a service, Kroger can potentially offer a new tech-enabled store format to other retailers. That’s an interesting twist.

CEO of Kroger Explains why the Harris Teeter Merger Positions Them to Take on Amazon and Whole Foods

January 15, 2019 Áine Cain, Business Insider

He said his company, which has a $22.39 billion market cap, had worked for years under the assumption that the online retail giant would either establish its own grocery business or acquire a retail chain. The latter happened in 2017 when Amazon gobbled up Whole Foods.