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Kroger: American multinational retailing company
The Kroger Company, or simply Kroger, is an American retail company founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the United States' largest supermarket by revenue, the second-largest general retailer. Kroger is also the fifth-largest retailer in the world and the fourth largest American-owned private employer in the United States. Kroger is ranked #20 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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Target Extends $2-An-Hour Coronavirus Wage Raise [Video]

Target Extends $2-An-Hour Coronavirus Wage Raise

Target CEO Brian Cornell told workers they’re extending its $2-an-hour coronavirus wage increase. According to Business Insider, the increase for store and distribution workers will go through July..

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Pandemic May Change Way We Grocery Shop [Video]

Pandemic May Change Way We Grocery Shop

Meat processing plant closures has spurred fears of a disruption to the US food supply. Kroger and other grocery store chains are starting to limit the amount of meat that shoppers can buy. According..

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As U.S. meat supplies dwindle, exports to China soar [Video]

As U.S. meat supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants have increasingly been exporting to China..

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Impossible Foods cashes in on meat industry slowdown [Video]

Impossible Foods cashes in on meat industry slowdown

Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown tells Reuters April sales set a new record, as the company announced on Tuesday an expansion into 1,700 stores under the Kroger supermarket chain. Gavino Garay has more.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Ignites Demand For Plant-Based 'Meat' [Video]

COVID-19 Pandemic Ignites Demand For Plant-Based 'Meat'

Meat processing plant closures has spurred fears of a disruption to the US food supply. Kroger and other grocery store chains are starting to limit the amount of meat that shoppers can buy. According..

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Kroger Will Begin Testing Some Employees For COVID-19 [Video]

Kroger Will Begin Testing Some Employees For COVID-19

Kroger, the largest US grocery chain said Monday that it will make COVID-19 testing available to employees. The parent company of Ralphs and Harris Teeter said testing will be available "based on..

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Grocery Stores To Limit Some Purchases As Covid-19 Grows [Video]

Grocery Stores To Limit Some Purchases As Covid-19 Grows

Grocery stores such as Giant Eagle and some Kroger locations are starting to limit purchases. The main subject of limitation right now is shoppers' meat purchases, reports Business Insider. The..

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Kroger And Pepsi Give Workers $1 Sodas [Video]

Kroger And Pepsi Give Workers $1 Sodas

Kroger and Pepsi are giving employees the extra perk of getting discounts on soft drinks. According to Business Insider, Pepsi will offer Kroger Associates all Pepsi 20 ounce soft drinks for only $1...

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Kroger & Pepsi Give Front line Workers Soda Discount [Video]

Kroger & Pepsi Give Front line Workers Soda Discount

Kroger and Pepsi are giving a discount to frontline workers in the covid-19 battle. Kroger employees can purchase 20-ounce bottles of Pepsi soft drinks for $1 through May 12. "Pepsi has partnered with..

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Kroger backs down, will hand out more 'Thank You' pay to frontline supermarket workers

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Coronavirus live updates: Trump to visit Honeywell plant in Arizona; Kroger to test frontline employees for free; US nears 70K deaths

With the U.S. death toll from coronavirus nearing 70,000, President Donald Trump is set to visit an Arizona aerospace plant that is making face masks.
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Kroger limiting ground beef, pork purchases in some stores

Supermarket chain Kroger Co said on Friday it has put purchase limits on ground beef and fresh pork at some of its stores following growing concerns over meat shortages due to coronavirus-induced..
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Kroger CEO urges feds, states to label workers 'emergency personnel'

Calling for the temporary official "first responder" designation would improve supermarket workers' access to scarce personal protective equipment.
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Four Michigan Kroger workers die after falling ill with COVID-19

Kroger said four workers in Michigan have died after becoming infected and getting sick from the new coronavirus.
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Tyler Perry pays for groceries during 'senior hours' in New Orleans, Atlanta

Tyler Perry paid the bill for all the groceries during "senior hours" at Kroger in Atlanta and Winn Dixie in New Orleans in a random act of kindness.
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Preventing coronavirus spread: Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons among grocers adding sneeze guards

Walmart and the nation's largest grocery store chains, Kroger and Albertsons, announced they are installing "sneeze guards" to stores nationwide.
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Kroger CEO on fears of coronavirus shortages: 'There's plenty of food in the supply chain.'

In response to concerns about potential food shortages, Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said in an interview there's "plenty of food in the supply chain."
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Coronavirus cuts store hours at Publix, Kroger, H-E-B, and more. How late is your store open?

Retailers across the nation are trimming store hours to focus on deep cleanings and to restock shelves. Some are closing stores, too.
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Coronavirus rationing: Target, Walmart limit purchases of hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, toilet paper

Target and Walmart are joining Costco, Kroger and Publix in limiting COVID-19 shoppers by rationing toilet paper, disinfectants, sanitizer and more.
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Kroger says Christmas food giveaway contest is a hoax

Facebook posts promoting a food giveaway contest by the Kroger supermarket chain are a hoax, the industry giant says.
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Getting your last gift on Christmas Eve? You're not alone and Kroger's registers even went down

The International Council of Shopping Centers predicted that 74 million Americans will pick up last-minute presents on Christmas Eve.
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Kroger lifts ban on Visa credit cards at Smith's and Food Co. stores

Kroger, the nation's largest grocer, is reversing its ban on Visa credit cards that affected a small number of its stores, the company confirmed.
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Kroger ends fee fight, accepts Visa cards again

Nation's largest supermarket chain had threatened to ban payment network's credit cards entirely over "excessive fees"
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Walgreens and Kroger extinguish e-cig sales

Drugstore and grocery chains join retailers opting out of e-cig market as deadly illnesses tied to vaping probed
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E-cigarette sales discontinued at Walgreens, Kroger as crisis continues

Walgreens and Kroger said Monday that they would stop selling e-cigarettes, becoming the latest retailers to get out of the vaping business.
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Aldi and Kroger releasing wine Advent calendars in November, and Aldi has a beer one, too

Aldi is bringing its first-ever beer Advent calendar to U.S. stores in November and wine Advent calendars. Kroger will have wine Advent calendars, too.
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Kroger cutting hundreds of management jobs nationwide

Kroger is cutting hundreds of local management jobs nationwide as it continues to struggle to compete with discount rivals, Amazon and Walmart.
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Walmart and Kroger also halt sales of Zantac, generic ranitidine over possible cancer link

Walmart said it is suspending sales of Zantac and other over-the-counter ranitidine products because of a possible cancer link
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Every big food company wants a bite of the booming fake meat market

Hormel, Kellogg's, Kroger, Tyson and more are buying into alternative proteins that look, taste and "bleed" like the real thing. Part of the allure is the rapid growth of the market for alternative..
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More Retail Chains Ask Customers Not to Carry Guns Openly

CVS, Walgreens and Wegmans joined Walmart and Kroger in asking customers not to openly carry firearms.
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Which stores besides Walmart, Kroger want you to leave guns at home

Walmart and Kroger join other chains that are carrying out policies and posting signs asking customers to not openly carry guns in their stores.
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Kroger joins Walmart: Asks customers not to openly carry guns in stores even where legal

Retail giants Kroger and Walmart are asking customers to stop openly carrying firearms in their stores, even in areas where it is legal to do so. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.  
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Walmart halts ammunition sales for assault-style rifles; Kroger calls for gun safety

Walmart Inc, the nation's largest retailer, said on Tuesday it would stop selling ammunition for handguns and some assault-style rifles in all its stores across the United States, and called for action..
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Kroger joins Walmart in asking shoppers to leave guns home

The announcement comes after Walmart made a declaration and follows a wave of mass shootings that have struck at both retailers and across America.
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Renewed scrutiny on gun policies for retailers after El Paso mass shooting

After the recent mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, there is a renewed focus on gun policies allowing retailers to let their customers be armed. Now one woman is challenging supermarket..
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Woman sues Kroger over gun policy after father's murder

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Should Walmart, Kroger and other retailers ban carrying guns in stores?

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Costco joins Kroger in recall of frozen berries on hepatitis A fears

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Kroger recalls some of its frozen berries after FDA warns about possible Hepatitis A contamination

Kroger said Friday it's recalling three varieties of Private Selection frozen berries due to possible Hepatitis A contamination.
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