Posts Tagged ‘grocer’

Grocer reaches labor agreement affecting 9,000+ workers

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Kroger Co. associates working at 80 of the company’s Delta Division stores have ratified new labor agreements with UFCW Local 1529. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates and allows us to be competitive in the region,” said Tim Brown, president of Kroger’s Delta Division. […] [...]

Kroger sees big dip in earnings

by Published: June 17,2010

Tags: grocer, investing, retail, stocks and bonds

CINCINNATTI — Supermarket operator Kroger said today that its first-quarter net income fell 14 percent as its costs rose faster than its revenue and it faced tough competitors such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. But the results beat analysts’ expectations, and the nation’s largest grocer affirmed its full-year forecast. Its shares rose nearly 7 percent in […] [...]

Kroger opens more stores in metro area

by Published: March 23,2010

Tags: expansion, grocer, retail

METRO JACKSON — Kroger has added to its family of stores two former Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacies in the greater area of Jackson. The new stores located on Old Canton in Ridgeland and Albertson Drive in Brandon opened under the Kroger banner name this morning. “Kroger is excited about adding two new stores, plus a […] [...]

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