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Kroger Co.

Kroger announces new vaccine payment for all associates

Kroger announces new vaccine payment for all associates

CINCINNATI —The Kroger Co.  will provide a one-time payment of $100 to all associates who receive the full manufacturer-recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition to the new vaccine payment, the company also announced an additional $50 millioninvestment to thank and reward associates across its 35-state footprint, including a $100 store credit and 1,000 fuel points for hourly

Kroger Foundation announces grant recipients

Kroger Foundation announces grant recipients

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. Foundation on Monday announced the recipients of its Racial Equity Fund Build It Together grant challenge, an initiative that will award $3 million in grants to support efforts to help build more equitable, inclusive communities. Kroger said the initiative reflects a key focus from the Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity

Ralphs pharmacies provide first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to health care professionals In Southern California

Ralphs pharmacies provide first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to health care professionals In Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Ralphs, a division of The Kroger Co., has announced that it has obtained a supply of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and has begun administering vaccinations to its pharmacists and ancillary pharmacy staff as well as other health care providers at its 50 pharmacies in Los Angeles and Riverside Counties. There is no cost for the vaccinations.

Kroger’s Lindholz named Rx Executive of the Year

Kroger’s Lindholz named Rx Executive of the Year

CINCINNATI — Colleen Lindholz and her team are continuing to lead initiatives and create innovative programs to help people live happier, healthier lives. As the president of Kroger Health, the health care division of Kroger Co., she heads up a group of 22,000 health care professionals. Together they provide health and wellness solutions to more

Kroger provides resources to help families prevent food waste

Kroger provides resources to help families prevent food waste

CINCINNATI —  In September 2017, The Kroger Co. announced the launch of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, the company’s bold social impact plan aimed at ending hunger in the communities it calls home and eliminating waste across the company by 2025. Three years later, Americans are more conscious of food waste than ever before. A recent national survey

Ralphs and Food 4 Less offer free COVID-19 drive-thru testing

Ralphs and Food 4 Less offer free COVID-19 drive-thru testing

LOS ANGELES — Ralphs and Food 4 Less, subsidiaries of The Kroger Co., announced Monday the availability of free COVID-19 drive-thru testing offered through its Ralphs Pharmacy team of highly trained pharmacists and technicians for associates and the general public. Individuals requesting a test will complete an assessment using a virtual screening tool based on

Kroger CEO shares reopening plan at White House

Kroger CEO shares reopening plan at White House

WASHINGTON — Kroger Co. chief executive officer Rodney McMullen shared his company’s vision for safely reopening the country’s businesses during a recent meeting with President Trump. McCullen and six other business leaders participated in the “Opening Up America Again” event that was held on Friday in the White House State Dining Room. Rodney McMullen at

Kroger Health expands drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites

Kroger Health expands drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health, the health care division of The Kroger Co. announced the expansion of free COVID-19 testing sites to Colorado, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, joining existing sites in Kentucky and Tennessee, for all priority groups, including health care workers, first responders and symptomatic groups. Additionally, the company will begin piloting site-specific testing for Kroger associates in Michigan and Colorado, while also empowering

Kroger Family of Companies announces Hero Bonus, other safety measures

Kroger Family of Companies announces Hero Bonus, other safety measures

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Family of Companies announced Wednesday that it will provide all hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates with a Hero Bonus – a $2 premium above their standard base rate of pay, applied to hours worked March 29 through April 18. The premium will be disbursed weekly to ensure

Kroger Co. provides new career opportunities to 23,500 workers

Kroger Co. provides new career opportunities to 23,500 workers

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Family of Companies announced Friday it has recently provided new career opportunities to more than 23,500 workers nationwide, including those from the hardest-hit sectors like restaurants, hotels and food service distributors. Kroger plans to hire an additional 20,000 workers over the next several weeks to help it to continue to provide

Kroger posts strong Q4 results

Kroger posts strong Q4 results

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. posted solid fourth-quarter results on Thursday, with sales fueled by its private-label offerings and its expanded online pickup and delivery capabilities. Same-store sales (excluding gasoline) increased 2% from the comparable period a year earlier. Fourth-quarter digital sales increased 22%. Full-year comps were also up 2%, and digital sales increased 29%. Total

Kroger’s Rodney McMullen named to AHA CEO Roundtable

Kroger’s Rodney McMullen named to AHA CEO Roundtable

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced that Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO, has been appointed to the American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Roundtable. McMullen joins more than 40 CEOs who are committed to improving the health and well-being of their employees and communities. “Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., directly

Kroger and Walgreens form purchasing group

Kroger and Walgreens form purchasing group

CINCINNATI — Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together Kroger Co.’s food and grocery experience with Walgreens’ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing organization (GPO) aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources to help drive further innovation. The new joint venture will be

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