The latest news and analysis of U.S. grocerymass, drug, discount and club retailers, including financial, executive leadership and mergers and acquisitions


Kroger Seeing Payoff From Employee Investment

Pay and benefit improvements are reducing turnover as the retailer seeks to “differentiate behind culture."


Kroger Rolling Out Geoffrey's Toy Box to 600 Stores

The move positions the retailer to claim some of the millions in toy sales up for grabs in the wake of Toys R Us bankruptcy.

The retailer overcame more pronounced deflation in produce behind better merchandising and strong openings.

The retailer has introduced its all-new meal reservation tool, as well as drink and gift ordering options.

Earnings jumped 42.7% on accounting and tax changes, while comps show modest gain vs. Hurricane-aided sales last year.

"Geoffrey's Toy Box" displays adorned with the iconic giraffe mascot have been spotted on the retail floor.

Prepared foods and catering trays are available for pickup or delivery in select ZIP codes beginning Nov. 7.

The retailer is the third grocer in a month to catch a ride with Takeoff Technologies, pursuing efficient local picking for online orders.

The list was based off a Trust Index survey completed by both male and female employees.

Retail officials stress the importance of strategic partnerships in an investor conference as news of official terms break.