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2014-08-18 08:28:37

CINCINNATI, and BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC), a leading online retailer of healthy living products, today announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8.00 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on August 15, 2014. Kroger expects to complete the acquisition of the...

2014-08-14 12:27:24

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of pharmacies was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in recognition of the company's significant contributions to patient care and outcomes. "We are honored to receive this recognition," said Philecia Avery, PharmD, Kroger's vice president of pharmacy. "The Pinnacle Award is a testament to our pharmacy teams' amazing work and dedication to patient care."...

2014-08-06 12:28:24

CINCINNATI, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association. "Kroger is committed to giving our associates the tools to improve their health in both big and small ways," said Theresa Monti, Vice President of Total Rewards. "We're making great progress in improving our health, and these awards recognize our...

2014-04-26 20:20:51

CINCINNATI, April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Private Selection Chocolate Hazelnut Mascarpone Ice Cream sold at the Kroger family of stores in 31 states and Private Selection Caramel Hazelnut Fudge Truffle Ice Cream sold at the Kroger family of stores in 15 states because the products may contain egg not listed on the label. People who are allergic to egg could have a severe reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who...

2014-04-22 12:23:12

Releases Video Series to Raise Awareness About Sustainable Seafood Practices CINCINNATI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) invites customers to celebrate Earth Day by looking to the sea - and to the future of seafood - through a video series designed to inform customers about the company's work to source sustainable seafood. "We know that our customers value our commitment to sourcing sustainable seafood," said Suzanne Lindsay-Walker, Kroger's director of...

2014-02-11 12:24:19

Top Digital Coupon Platform Provider Combines with Leader in Customer Personalization CINCINNATI and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has purchased the assets of YOU Technology Brand Services, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based leader in digital coupons and promotions. Founded in 2008, YOU Tech's retailer-centric, cloud-based platform bridges the gap between online engagement and in-store purchases, creating a measurable way for...

2014-01-02 12:23:09

CINCINNATI, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Pharmacies is providing up to a 30-day supply of certain prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the Affordable Care Act's Public Health Insurance Marketplace but do not yet have identification information from an insurer. "Every January, our pharmacists and technicians help customers navigate through new plan transitions. It is part of our commitment to the health and wellness of...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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