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2014-10-28 12:27:37

Poll Released as Moms Gear Up to Rally Tomorrow Outside of Kroger's Annual Meeting to Remind Investors that Customers Want to Shop at Stores with Gun Sense CINCINNATI, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than 300,000 petition signatures and nearly 13,000 phone calls demanding that the nation's largest supermarket chain stop allowing the open carry of guns in its stores, a new poll conducted by Benenson Strategy Group released today shows 64 percent of Kroger shoppers polled...

2014-10-16 12:27:20

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many consumers feel eating healthier is too expensive. Organic and natural products are obviously a part of the healthy eating trend, and roughly a quarter of Americans eat organic foods on a regular basis--though the level has remained the same for years due to high prices. Manufacturers and retailers have tried to address consumer concerns about wellness and nutrition with more affordable healthy food options, and several...

2014-09-25 04:21:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Revenues for the world's top 10 largest retailers reached $1.3 trillion in the last fiscal year (encompassing companies' fiscal years ended through June 2014). This is a 2.9 percent change from the prior year indicating modest growth. The retailers have been ranked according to their fiscal 2013 net retail revenue in U.S. dollars. The average size of the top 10 retailers exceeded $129 billion according to the Global Powers of Retailing...

2014-09-15 12:22:40

50 Million Pounds of Fresh Meat, Produce & Dairy Meals Donated in 2013 CINCINNATI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it has donated more than 50 million pounds of fresh meat, produce, dairy and bakery items to local Feeding America food banks in 2013 through its groundbreaking Perishable Donations Partnership. That is enough bread, meat, cheese and produce to lay 3,700 miles of Kroger's classic deli sandwiches side-by-side from...

2014-09-11 16:29:10

Workers Target Fred Meyer and QFC Stores Across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamster warehouse workers will meet in Tacoma on Saturday to take part in a multi-state consumer action aimed at educating Fred Meyer customers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington about the company's attempt to degrade workers' health care plans and outsource good, family-wage jobs....

2014-09-10 12:20:55

500-Mile Cycling Event Across Indiana Will Benefit Hoosier Troops INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wish for Our Heroes is pleased to announce the first-ever RIDE INDIANA, a 5-day, 500 mile cycling endurance event, to support members of the United States Armed Forces. The Noblesville-based national charity has partnered with grocery retail giant, The Kroger Co., which will have an active role in the inaugural event. The ride will begin September 17(th) in...

2014-09-09 12:29:55

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Joseph Hoag Health and Ralphs joined forces today for a unique, free community health event where doctors and nutritionists visited the place where OC residents are making crucial health choices: the neighborhood supermarket. St. Joseph Hoag Health doctors and nutritionists visited several Ralphs and Food4Less stores to help residents "Shop with Your Doc". At the events, health experts offered shoppers tours around the...

2014-09-04 08:26:16

Moms Demand Action Ads to Run in USA Today and Newspapers in Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit, Houston and Nashville; More than 115,000 Americans Have Signed the Petition Urging America's Largest Supermarket Retailer to Prohibit Open Carry INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched its first-ever corporate-focused advertising campaign, "Guess Which One," aimed at convincing Kroger management to prohibit the open...

2014-08-26 23:14:50

Los Angeles Superior County Case #BC555670, a lawsuit filed on August 22, 2014, by Custodio & Dubey, LLP, a California based law firm, alleges that The Kroger Co. (“Kroger”), one of the largest supermarket chains in the country, is selling wheat bread containing high levels of Urethane without a required warning on the packaging. According to the lawsuit, California Health and Safety Code § 25249.6 et seq. (“ Proposition 65”) requires manufacturers and other businesses to...

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...


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