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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

CVS, Walgreens join list of retailers asking customers not to openly carry guns in stores

CVS, Walgreens join list of retailers asking customers not to openly carry guns in stores

NEW YORK — Walgreens and CVS have joined a growing list of retailers requesting customers not to bring guns into their stores. Both companies, as well as Wegmans Food Markets, announced that they were changing their policies on Thursday — two days after Walmart and Kroger joined the national gun debate by asking shoppers not

Kroger, Walgreens to expand pilot to Knoxville

Kroger, Walgreens to expand pilot to Knoxville

CINCINNATI – Building on an exploratory pilot that rolled out last October, Kroger Co. and Walgreens announced Monday the introduction of a new test area for the retailers, featuring the expansion of Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup at select Walgreens stores as well as the launch of Walgreens’ owned-brand health and beauty products in 17

Kroger reduced food waste footprint in supermarkets by 9% in 2018

Kroger reduced food waste footprint in supermarkets by 9% in 2018

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced Monday  the company’s Zero Hunger | Zero Waste efforts reduced its supermarket food waste footprint – the overall food waste it produced – by 9% in 2018, creating measurable improvements in its retail operations and more environmentally-conscious associates. Kroger’s progress was outlined in its 2019 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report,

Kroger to pilot Print Mates photo kiosks in Atlanta stores

Kroger to pilot Print Mates photo kiosks in Atlanta stores

SAN DIEGO —  Generation Next Franchise Brands announced Tuesday a pilot with Kroger Co.’s Atlanta Division for Generation Next’s subsidiary, Print Mates digital photo printing kiosks. The pilot phase will measure consumer engagement and response to the Print Mates kiosks, designed to reinvent the premium-quality photo printing experience by making it fast, fun, and inexpensive

Veritas Farms CBD expands Kroger partnership

Veritas Farms CBD expands Kroger partnership

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Veritas Farms announced that it is expanding its distribution partnership with Kroger Family of Stores into five new states and adding additional stores in existing states. The additional distribution extends the already sizable partnership to five new states, including Texas, Virginia, Georgia, Montana, and Utah and totaling more than 400 new

Kroger expands store count that sells Charlotte’s Web CBD products

Kroger expands store count that sells Charlotte’s Web CBD products

BOULDER, Colo. — Charlotte’s Web announced this week that Kroger Co. has begun carrying Charlotte’s Web products in multiple states with a plan to roll out to a total of 1,350 store locations in 22 states. The announcement with Kroger marks a milestone for Charlotte’s Web as the largest distribution ever through a single retailer. Charlotte’s Web topical products

Kroger Technology named to Computerworld’s Top 100 list

Kroger Technology named to Computerworld’s Top 100 list

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced that  Kroger Technology has been named to Computerworld magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2019. For the third consecutive year, Kroger’s technology team has been recognized by the annual list for having an innovative, industry-leading workplace culture. This year, Kroger ranks 49th among big companies. “It is

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