Kroger extends delivery reach in Colorado with new ‘spoke’ site

Approximately 57,000-square-foot facility supports larger Ocado-automated “hub” fulfillment center in Aurora.


Post-merger, Kroger plans a bigger local product presence

Stores would see regionally sourced items expanded by 10% if Albertsons acquisition gains regulatory clearance.

Supermarket giants “talked to dozens of potential buyers” for divested stores before selecting C&S Wholesale Grocers, the CEO said in the opening keynote.

New fall seasonal collection falls under the grocer's premium Private Selection own brand.

Analyst calls the national agreement “relatively swift and painless” versus deals made by drug store chains.

Wall Street sees divestiture deal as positive step, while UFCW remains cautious about potential impact on workers.

Wholesaler to buy 413 stores—including QFC, Mariano’s and Carrs banners—in 17 states and D.C. plus eight distribution centers and five private brands.

Quarterly loss reflects $1.4 billion charge from nationwide opioid settlement.

Fresh Perspectives: Reports about a possible $2 billion, 400-store divestiture to the wholesaler have the industry buzzing.

Fresh Perspectives: Rep. Mary Peltola cites state’s highly concentrated grocery market in urging the FTC to halt the $24.6 billion deal.

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