Kroger Announces Second Division to Stop Accepting Visa Credit Cards Due to Excessive Transaction Fees

March 1, 2019 The Kroger Co.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that its Smith’s Food & Drug Stores division will be the company’s second banner to stop accepting Visa credit cards as a form of payment, beginning April 3, 2019. Smith’s will continue to accept all other forms of payment.