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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."...

2014-08-07 12:32:08

Kroger VP Merchandising and Executives from Leading Consumer Goods Companies to Present at GMA Executive Leadership Forum DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market6®, a leading provider of web-based retail analytic applications, today announced that Mike Brooks, vice president of Health and Beauty Care and Non-Perishables Merchandising for Kroger, and executives from Kroger suppliers Land O' Lakes, Red Bull and Treasury Wine Estates will participate in a panel...

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...

2014-07-29 08:41:55

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Market6 is pleased to announce that Jerry Stephens has joined Market6 as Vice President, responsible for Market6's business with Kroger and their suppliers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130280 Jerry joins Market6 from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPGS) where he led DPSG's Kroger account team since 2011 and oversaw all aspects of sales, business development and strategic account planning. During his time at DPSG, Jerry's...

2014-07-23 20:21:49

Kroger Supermarkets Help Host Coney Island-Themed Play Day for Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis LISLE, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan's Famous and KaBOOM! brought some summer fun and a little slice of Coney Island to the students of Paramount School of Excellence and its surrounding community this week. The world famous hot dog company and the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the play they need to thrive celebrated the school and their...

2014-07-21 04:21:17

Hy-Vee, Publix, Wegmans and Costco Receive Highest Brand Equity Scores NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® (EQ) study, which measures brand equity for more than 1,500 brands across 170 categories, finds traditional grocery store brands rank highest overall in three of the four regions surveyed. The EQ index examines three key factors of brand equity: Familiarity, Quality and Purchase Consideration. (More detailed findings for this category...

2014-07-02 16:24:18

LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough, reaches epidemic proportions in California, Ralphs Pharmacies continue to offer Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccinations at its 85 in-store pharmacies throughout Southern California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130715/LA47427LOGO The Tdap vaccination is available every day and no prescription or appointment is necessary. Ralphs pharmacists can vaccinate...

2014-07-02 08:26:37

Adds Online Technology and Fulfillment Platform to Accelerate Growth Into eCommerce Channel and New Markets CINCINNATI and BOCA RATON, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC), a leading online retailer of healthy living products, today announced a definitive merger agreement under which Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Vitacost.com for $8.00 per share in cash, or approximately $280 million. The purchase price represents...

2014-06-19 12:28:42

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Supercenter Grocery Shopper: U.S. Consumer Patterns at Walmart, Target, Meijer, and Fred Meyer http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/food_retailing/supercenter_grocery_shopper_u_s_consumer_patterns_walmart_target_meijer_fred_meyer.html When it comes to analyzing the modern American consumer, what differentiates one person from the next is not only what they choose...


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