Kroger CIO: Shoppers increasingly want the best of in-store and digital experiences

In a session at Groceryshop 2022, Yael Cosset detailed how customer shopping continues to evolve and move away from shopping habits established during the pandemic.


Kroger Ohio union returns to bargaining table with Kroger next week

“We are working to secure a deal that works for them and have scheduled a time to return to the bargaining table with Kroger representatives on Tuesday," said UFCW Local 1059 President Randy Quickel.

BrightDrop's new eCart can haul 350 pounds of groceries to help retailers fulfill orders.

The grocery retailer’s new spoke facility will serve the southern region and employ more than 160 new associates.

Union members rejected the three-year contract offer in voting this week, becoming the latest grocer to join the growing labor movement around the country. A total of 12,500 Kroger workers at 82 stores could potentially walk off the job. 

Advertisers will now be able to use the retailer’s sales data to reach relevant households.

“We will continue to focus on providing affordable, fresh food to our customers, investing in wages and the associate experience,” Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen said in reporting the retailer's second quarter earnings Friday.

The retailer on Thursday outlined ongoing efforts and progress in climate impact, packaging, human capital management, human rights and animal welfare.

The grocery retailer’s new “spoke” facilities will work with the customer fulfillment centers in Georgia and Wisconsin.

The Cincinnati-based retailer currently has 22 applications under review with the Ohio Casino Control Commission, part of a new program to allow offsite sports betting starting Jan. 1.

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