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Company Overview of Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc.

Company Overview

Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates a regional chain of supermarkets primarily in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic United States, and the District of Columbia. Its supermarkets offer an assortment of groceries, produce, meat and seafood, delicatessen items, bakery items, and wines, as well as non-food items, such as health and beauty care, general merchandise, and floral products. The company also operates pharmacies in its supermarkets. As of October 1, 2013, it operated 216 supermarkets, including 142 in North Carolina, 39 in Virginia, 14 in South Carolina, 8 in Maryland, 5 in Tennessee, 3 in Delaware, 3 in District of Columbia, 1 in Florida, and 1 in Geor...

701 Crestdale Road

Matthews, NC 28105

United States

Founded in 1891

11,200 Employees



Key Executives for Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc.

President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 63
Chief Executive Officer of The Kroger Co.
Age: 53
Executive Vice President
Age: 55
Principal Accounting Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. Key Developments

Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. Opens New Store in Baltimore, Maryland

Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. has announced the opening of its 150th Express Lane Online Shopping location at the new Canton Crossing Harris Teeter in Baltimore, Maryland.

Harris Teeter Amends Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws

Pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, at the effective time, Harris Teeter's articles of incorporation were amended and the bylaws were amended and restated in their entirety. The amendments to the articles provide (i) that the aggregate number of shares Harris Teeter is authorized to issue is 100 shares of common stock, (ii) for a change in the registered address of Harris Teeter and its registered agent, and (iii) that the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the total number of voting shares outstanding shall no longer be required to amend, alter, change, or repeal Article 7 of the Articles, which article relates to the removal of directors.

Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. Announces Changes in Executive and Management Team

Kroger Co. and Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. announced that the merger transaction between the two companies was completed on January 28, 2014. Harris Teeter will continue to operate its stores as a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. and will continue to be led by Harris Teeter's current president, Fred Morganthall. Kroger and Harris Teeter announced the retirement of Thomas W. Dickson as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. Kroger and Harris Teeter also announced the resignation of John Woodlief, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that time, he served as managing partner of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Carolinas offices. He will pursue other interests and will be available for consultation to the company.

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