Profile: Kroger Co (KR)
24 Feb 2017
The Kroger Co. (Kroger), incorporated on April 3, 1902, operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores across the United States. The Company operates through retail operations segment. The Company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. Its supermarkets operate under various formats, such as combination food and drug stores (combo stores), multi-department stores, marketplace stores or price impact warehouses. Its brands include Private Selection and banner brand. Its banner brand includes Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer and King Soopers. The Company's other brands include Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic. The Company has approximately 350 Murray's Cheese shops. Each shop carries cheeses, charcuterie, olives, crackers and specialty food items from around the world.
The Company's combo store is the primary food store format. In addition to the departments offered at a combo store, multi-department stores sell a range of general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys and fine jewelry. The Company's marketplace stores offer grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty care departments. The Company operates approximately 2,800 retail food stores under a range of local banner names in over 35 states and the District of Columbia. The Company and its subsidiaries operate a ClickList offering, which is a personalized, order-online, pick-up at the store service. The Company also operates approximately 2,250 pharmacies, over 790 convenience stores, approximately 320 fine jewelry stores, over 1,440 supermarket fuel centers and approximately 40 food production plants in the United States.
1014 Vine St
CINCINNATI OH 45202-1141