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The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer worldwide. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. The company’s combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items comprising apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. Its marketplace stores include full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, such as apparel, home goods, and toys. The company operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under two dozen banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith’s. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of these stores 1,240 had fuel centers; and 320 fine jewelry stores, as well as operated 786 convenience stores either directly or through franchisees. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

375,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/14
Founded in 1883

kroger co (KR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $937.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $669.8K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $761.5K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $676.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.

kroger co (KR) Key Developments

The Kroger Co. Promotes Timothy Massa to Group Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations

The Kroger Co. announced that Timothy Massa will be promoted to group vice president, human resources and labor relations. Mr. Massa, 47, currently serves as vice president of corporate human resources, talent development. In this expanded role, he will take responsibility for labor relations when Paul Heldman, executive vice president, secretary and general counsel, retires in May. Mr. Massa joined Kroger in 2010 in his current role as vice president. Prior to joining the company, he served in various human resources leadership roles for 21 years at Procter & Gamble.

The Kroger Co. Appoints Lynn Marmer as Chairwoman of Board

Kroger executive Lynn Marmer has been appointed chairwoman of the board that oversees the region's port authority. The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority board approved the new appointments in a unanimous vote April 09, 2014. With the move, Marmer, vice chairwoman since 2009 on the port authority board, switches roles with businessman and philanthropist Otto M. Budig Jr., who moves to vice chairman after serving as chairman since 2009. Marmer is Kroger's group vice president for corporate affairs. She had been the port authority's vice chairwoman since 2009.

eInfochips, The Kroger Co. and Wincor Nixdorf Unveil ZigBee-Based 'Retail Site Intelligence' for Stores of 21st Century

eInfochips, The Kroger Co. and Wincor Nixdorf introduced a new enterprise IT architecture called Retail Site Intelligence (RSI). This architecture for stores of the 21st century uses ZigBee(R) wireless mesh networks to integrate long battery life sensors, hand held devices, point-of-sale devices and video management software into a next generation platform for retail applications such as loss prevention, store automation and analytics. The companies will demonstrate the RSI video management solution at ISC West 2014. The introduction of the RSI architecture, and the deployment of new retail business solutions by Kroger, culminates two years of global collaboration between Kroger and eInfochips to develop the underlying technology products for Stores of the 21(st) century. The results of this phase of development are new wireless devices (cameras, scanners, scales, and more to come) featuring ZigBee wireless technology, and Vigil360, a new video management software kernel designed specifically for RSI. Commercial versions of the RSI solutions being piloted by Kroger will be available later in 2014 with support and customization services delivered globally.


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