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2010-08-26 08:07:00

DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co., the nation's largest traditional supermarket retailer, is excited to team up with Shell, the no. 1 selling gasoline brand in the U.S., to give customers in Dallas- Fort Worth and surrounding communities the chance to earn fuel savings at the pump. The exclusive alliance provides Kroger shoppers the opportunity to save on fuels by using their Kroger Plus Card. Beginning August 30, every time Kroger customers in...

2010-08-23 08:00:00

TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Invatron and SignalDemand today announced they have formed a strategic global alliance. Through this alliance they will deliver the first promotion and purchasing optimization software solution that meets the unique needs of grocery retailers' fresh divisions. SignalDemand and Invatron will transform the way grocery retailers make critical decisions on product and promotional mix, price and supply through their predictive analytics and...

2010-07-27 08:00:00

HOUSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, will join Cox Radio in sponsoring the 2010 "Stuff the School Bus" drive, an education initiative designed to collect school supplies for Houston area students. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) From August 1 through August 22, Kroger stores throughout the area will set up...

2010-07-22 09:30:00

CINCINNATI, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has unveiled its all-new digital coupon center, available on its website at www.kroger.com/digitalcoupons. The coupon center is an industry-leading combination of manufacturer, Kroger brand and web-only exclusive coupons, all located in one online center. Customers can easily load offers directly onto their Kroger Plus Card or loyalty cards for other stores Kroger operates including City Market, Dillons, Fred Meyer,...

2010-06-25 19:22:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerDirect Marketing announces the appointment of Brian O'Grady to VP of Business Development for its Front-door Media & Marketing Services division. Mr. O'Grady has over 20 years experience in retail and consumer marketing. During his 7 years with ADVO/Valassis, he held numerous leadership positions including Kroger Team Lead, Regional Sales Manager for the company's highest revenue sales office and VP of Business Development. As...

2010-06-25 10:00:00

CINCINNATI, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is pleased to partner with the USO to thank the men and women of the armed forces and their families. Through mid-August, customers and associates at participating locations of the Kroger family of stores will be able to show their appreciation and gratitude to service members by donating spare change in specially-marked coin boxes at check stands. All of the funds raised will support the broad range of programs and...

2010-06-23 13:00:00

CINCINNATI, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) continues to make significant progress on its Sustainability Agenda, the company reports in its 2010 Sustainability Report, which was recently published online. Kroger's report includes updates in many areas, including the company's four core priorities: Reducing its carbon footprint, especially by decreasing energy usage; Eliminating and recycling waste including reducing plastic bag use; Lowering the impact of its...

2010-06-14 15:57:00

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutek®, (www.nutekgreen.com) an environmentally-conscious consumer products company, is bullish when it comes to supporting both Ohio-based companies and Ohio soybean farmers to build its booming business. Launching in 2007 with a vision of a sustainable America, Nutek introduced safe alternatives to petroleum-based and environmentally -- toxic cleaning and lubricating products. Offering their green customers...

2010-05-21 13:38:00

LOS ANGELES May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company and Food 4 Less Stores are pleased to announce that they are raising funds for the USO (United Service Organizations) to support our nation's military members. Ralphs and Food 4 Less customers and team members can "support our troops" by giving to the USO's Operation Phone Home program through the supermarket chains' nonprofit arms, The Ralphs and Food 4 Less Funds, by donating their spare change in collection canisters...

2010-05-18 12:27:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A York County second grader today received a surprise ice cream party for her classmates for winning the grand prize in the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show Detectives program. Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding surprised Kylee Sierer, daughter of Wendy and Jim Sierer, with frozen treats for the entire South Mountain Elementary School. The party was hosted by the Farm Show Detectives program sponsor, Turkey Hill. "The Farm Show...


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