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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...

2013-11-13 08:26:23

Recognized for "dynamic growth", "dedication to wine" and "customer service" CINCINNATI, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it was named the 2013 Retailer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Wine Enthusiast selected Kroger for this recognition because of the company's "dynamic growth, dedication to wine, ability to foresee trends and customer service", the editors stated in a profile that can be viewed at...

2013-11-08 16:25:55

CINCINNATI, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that the International Dairy Foods Association named nine Kroger dairy facilities winners of the IDFA Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates. "Kroger is committed to continually improving the overall safety of our associates and we are so proud of these nine facilities for their hard work to deliver a safe work environment for all employees," said Erin Sharp, Kroger's...

2013-08-01 08:22:04

READING, Pa., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Logistics has won the contract to operate and manage Kroger's 600,000 square foot refrigerated food distribution facility located in West Shelbyville, Ind. Penske officially began operating the facility July 21. Penske Logistics has hired the 816 existing workers at the facility including those represented by Teamsters Local 135. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/MM53144LOGO) "We're excited to have earned this new...

2013-07-10 20:21:47

DENVER, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado's premier summer festival is back for 2013, July 12-14 in Littleton's Clement Park. Now in its 19(th) year, the Colorado Irish Festival promises to treat attendees - Irish or not - to some of the best Gaelic music, dancing, sports, food and fun this side of the pond. New for 2013 is the Paddy'o, a special VIP area featuring a private bar, snacks, shade tent, restrooms, exclusive viewing area of the main stage, and special band...

2013-04-15 12:22:42

CINCINNATI, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) committed to sourcing sustainable palm oil by the end of 2015, in the following policy statement issued today: Palm oil has become the world's leading oil crop and today accounts for roughly one-third of the global vegetable oil production. This oil has grown in popularity within the food industry as a cooking oil, shortening, margarine, milk fat replacer, and as a cocoa butter substitute. Some organizations have raised...

2013-04-03 08:30:17

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction began Wednesday on a joint venture between Kroger Real Estate and Blanchard & Calhoun Commercial at the Shelter Cove Towne Centre, a sprawling 42-acre mixed-use development on Hilton Head Island, a thriving tourist destination on the South Carolina coast. The $74 million project will be built in three phases. Upon completion, Phase one will include the redevelopment of the existing shopping mall into an upscale walking...

2012-11-16 12:26:17

CINCINNATI, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today was awarded a 2012 Excellence in Philanthropy Award from the American Cancer Society. The honor is given to corporations that have provided $1 million or more to the American Cancer Society during the previous calendar year through a variety of support activities. Kroger is one of 19 companies recognized this year. Kroger's award is based on the company's enthusiastic support of the American Cancer...

2012-08-14 10:24:34

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first step to improving health and wellness is to know where you stand today. To help customers "know their numbers", The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) Family of Pharmacies announced today it will place self-use health screening kiosks at all 1,950 locations nationwide. The Kroger HealthCENTER kiosks, provided by Stayhealthy, Inc., a California-based wellness solutions company, provide customers with an easy, free and secure solution to consistently...