Kroger Promotes Joe Kelley to Houston Division President

Kelley, who previously served as vice president, succeeds Marlene Stewart, who is retiring from Kroger after 42 years with the company. Kelley joined Kroger earlier this year on special assignment to transform the grocery chain’s customer experience through new technologies, such as self-driving delivery vehicles.

Kroger, Nation’s Largest Grocery Chain Eliminates Plastic Bags

May 24, 2019 Associated Press

Kroger said Thursday that will start the project at its Seattle chain QFC, where it expects to be plastic-bag free by next year.

Kroger and Loop Announce Exclusive Grocery Retail Partnership

May 22, 2019 Kroger

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Loop, the revolutionary circular e-commerce platform developed by TerraCycle, today announced an exclusive grocery retail partnership agreement in the United States, advancing Kroger’s zero-waste vision by reducing single-use plastics in the environment.

Kroger and Lindsay Goldberg Announce Strategic Partnership to Form PearlRock Partners

May 21, 2019 Kroger

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) and Lindsay Goldberg, a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with families, founders and management teams seeking to actively build their businesses, today announced the formation of PearlRock Partners, a new platform that will identify, invest in and help grow the next generation of leading consumer product brands.

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Kroger to Open 2 New Stores, Remodel 11, Close 1 in Metro Detroit

Kroger announced a large investment in Michigan stores, along with one store closure last week in Metro Detroit.