Kroger Co.    



1014 Vine St.

Cincinnati, OH 45202-1141

United States

(513) 762-4000

(513) 762-1575

Company description

The Kroger Co., headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, was founded in 1883 and incorporated in 1902. The company primarily owns and operates supermarkets in the United States as well as manufactures and processes packaged food. Other retail business segments operate convenience stores and jewelry stores. Supermarkets fall into one of four categories: combination food and drug store, multi-department stores, marketplace stores or price impact warehouses. As of February 2, 2008, the company operated 2,468 supermarkets and multi-department stores, 893 of which had fuel centers, and 42 manufacturing plants. The company's plants include 18 dairies, 11 deli or bakery plants, five grocery product plants, three beverage plants, three meat plants and two cheese plants. In addition to supermarkets, the company operates 782 convenience stores and 394 fine jewelry stores. Subsidiaries operated 691of the convenience stores, while 91 were operated through franchise agreements.

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News and information about Kroger Co.

Shopping for a Better Way
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA); February 17, 2018; 700+ words
...In the ensuing months, many grocers took steps to introduce more technology in their aisles.The stock price for Kroger Co., the country's largest supermarket chain, took a dive after the Whole Foods acquisition was announced, and the grocer...
Uspto Issues Trademark: Omlinks
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 16, 2018; 269 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 16 -- The trademark OMLINKS (Reg. No. 5391011) was issued on Jan. 30 by the USPTO.Owner: The Kroger Co. of Michigan CORPORATION MICHIGAN 40399 Grand River Avenue Novi MICHIGAN 48375.The trademark application serial number...
Kroger Opens Culinary Innovation Center
Supermarket News (Online Exclusive); February 16, 2018; 700+ words
Byline: Richard Turcsik 1 The Kroger Co. today debuted its Culinary Innovation Center, featuring a commercial kitchen with multiple cooking stations, spaces and capabilities...
Uspto Issues Trademark: Bloom Haus
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 14, 2018; 255 words
...Va., Feb. 14 -- The trademark BLOOM HAUS (Reg. No. 5382632) was issued on Jan. 16 by the USPTO.Owner: The Kroger Co. of Michigan CORPORATION MICHIGAN 40399 Grand River Avenue Novi MICHIGAN 48375.The trademark application serial number...
Former East-Side Menards to Become U-Haul Storage
Indianapolis Business Journal; February 9, 2018; 700+ words
...St.And in June, Marsh Supermarkets sold the assets of 26 of its 44 remaining stores to Ohio-based grocery chains Kroger Co. and Fresh Encounter, leaving 18 empty.One of the vacancies is at West 86th and Ditch Road."We're entering a...
Delis Make Play for Snack-Happy Shoppers
Supermarket News (Online Exclusive); February 8, 2018; 700+ words
...immediate snacking options," said Mathes Martines, a growth expert at consultancy Beyond Brands and a veteran of The Kroger Co. and Whole Foods Market. "They've had to re-examine their sets." Rather than focus on selling products by the...
Kroger Expands Quick-Prep Meals Program
Supermarket News (Online Exclusive); February 8, 2018; 530 words
Byline: Richard Turcsik 1 Just in time for next week's start of Lent, The Kroger Co. has expanded its Easy for You! quick-prep seafood line and added a self-service feature. According to reports, the updated...
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National Real Estate Investor (Online Exclusive); February 7, 2018; 700 words
...Wall Street Journal, subscription required) Kroger to Sell Convenience Stores to UK's EG Group for $1.25 Billion "Kroger Co (KR.N) will sell its nearly 800 convenience stores to British gas station operator EG Group for $2.15 billion...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 445110 - Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores

311511 - Fluid Milk Manufacturing

311520 - Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing

311812 - Commercial Bakeries

448310 - Jewelry Stores

551112 - Offices of Other Holding Companies


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5411 - Grocery Stores industry report

2024 - Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts industry report

2026 - Fluid Milk industry report

2051 - Bread and Other Bakery Products, Except Cookies and Crackers industry report

5944 - Jewelry Stores industry report

6719 - Offices of Holding Companies, NEC industry report