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Kroger and Walgreens expand exploratory pilot

Kroger and Walgreens expand exploratory pilot

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced two major initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America’s food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. “We are redefining the customer experience in a variety of ways through Restock Kroger, including innovative partnerships like

Kroger and Ocado choose site for high-tech fulfillment center

Kroger and Ocado choose site for high-tech fulfillment center

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co.  and Ocado announced the Cincinnati region as its selection for America’s first customer fulfillment center (CFC). “Kroger is joining with the best partners in the world to co-innovate and leverage technology to redefine the customer experience,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are incredibly excited to partner with Ocado

Kroger brings Geoffrey’s Toy Box to stores for holiday season

Kroger brings Geoffrey’s Toy Box to stores for holiday season

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced today a partnership to bring Geoffrey’s Toy Box exclusive brands to nearly 600 Kroger family of stores across America for the 2018 holiday season. Starting this month, Geoffrey’s Toy Box branded merchandise and displays will appear in participating Kroger Family of Stores with a selection of 35 children’s toys, ranging in

Kroger, Walgreens working on pilot program

Kroger, Walgreens working on pilot program

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Kroger Co. and Walgreens are teaming up to work on an exploratory pilot program with a new format and concept that combines Kroger’s role as America’s grocer and food authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty. The two retail leaders have selected 13 Walgreens stores in Northern Kentucky, near

Kroger rolls out new online delivery service

Kroger rolls out new online delivery service

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is launching an e-commerce platform called Kroger Ship, which allows consumers to shop online for nonperishable grocery products and other consumables, and have them shipped to their doorsteps. Shipping is free for orders of $35 or more, and $4.99 for smaller orders. The beta version of the service is launching in four

Executive changes at Kroger

Executive changes at Kroger

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co.’s Atlanta division president Bruce Lucia has announced his plans to retire, and the company has promoted Tim Brown, currently Cincinnati/Dayton division president, to succeed him. Additionally, Michigan division president Scott Hays has been promoted to president of the Cincinnati/Dayton division. Lucia, after 44 years of service, will step down September 1. “In his more than 40 years with Kroger, Bruce has

Kroger and Cardinal Health to co-host drug take-back events

Kroger and Cardinal Health to co-host drug take-back events

CINCINNATI and DUBLIN, Ohio — Kroger Co. and Cardinal Health announced the companies will host joint drug take-back events at more than 100 Kroger Family of Pharmacies locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time on April 28, 2018 across America, as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

The Little Clinic online tool will ‘hold your spot’

The Little Clinic online tool will ‘hold your spot’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A new online tool from The Little Clinic enhances the no-appointment-needed convenience of the in-store health clinic. The Kroger Co. retail clinic operator has launched “We’ll Hold Your Spot,” a service that enables patients to reserve a place in line via The Little Clinic website before they go to the clinic. The

Ellis retires as president and COO of Kroger

Ellis retires as president and COO of Kroger

CINCINNATI – Kroger Co. announced that president and chief operating officer Mike Ellis has retired after four decades with the company. Ellis, 57, will be returning to Portland, Ore., the company said on Tuesday. Ellis started as a parcel clerk at a Fred Meyer store in 1975. Kroger acquired Fred Meyer in 1999. Ellis assumed