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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

Kroger and Cardinal Health Foundation to host drug take back events

Kroger and Cardinal Health Foundation to host drug take back events

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co.  and the Cardinal Health Foundation Tuesday announced the organizations are again partnering to host drug take back events at 235 Kroger family of pharmacies locations across 25 states from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (local time) on Saturday, October 26—the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. “Kroger

Walgreens, Kroger to stop selling e-cigarettes

Walgreens, Kroger to stop selling e-cigarettes

NEW YORK — Walgreens and Kroger Co. both announced in separate statements on Monday, that they will stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the product and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping. “We have made the decision to stop selling e-cigarette products at our stores nationwide

Flu shots available nationwide at Kroger pharmacies and The Little Clinic

Flu shots available nationwide at Kroger pharmacies and The Little Clinic

CINCINNATI —  Kroger Co. is offering flu shots at more than 2,100 pharmacy locations nationwide and 225 The Little Clinic. Flu shots are available for ages two and up, and high-dose flu shots are available for ages 65 and older. Kroger Family of Pharmacies welcome walk-ins, and all flu shots are administered by certified pharmacists or The

Retailers take action following gun violence

Retailers take action following gun violence

NEW YORK — With mass shootings becoming an all too frequent occurrence in American life, the debate over gun control continues to be a hot-button topic for the nation. As many politicians, including presidential candidates, as well as a growing number of citizens, call for tighter gun control measures, many retailers are adhering to the

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