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Kroger’s road ahead isn’t easy

- Produce Blueprints

As part of its look ahead, Kroger Co., BB #:100073 Cincinnati, OH, and its new marketing …

Retail produce surge plateaus, sales remain elevated

- General News
IRI found that 58% of consumers were extremely concerned about COVID-19 the week of March 22, up from 38% the prior week. This resulted in produce continuing to move at unprecedented volumes regardless of where they are sold in the store.

Mercato offers free grocery delivery to ages 60 and over

- Retail

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mercato, the online grocery e-commerce platform for independently owned grocery and specialty food …

Kroger to take on furloughed SYSCO employees during COVID-19 crisis

- General News
Under this agreement, Sysco associates in the United States who have been temporarily furloughed due to the dramatic decline in foodservice demand from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, will have the opportunity to work at Kroger locations for 30 days, or more, as agreed upon by both companies.

Kroger seeks alternative revenue streams

- Produce Blueprints

As part of its Restock Kroger program, Kroger Co., BB #:100073 Cincinnati, OH, has also been …

Kroger hiring surge targets foodservice, hospitality workers

- General News
Kroger is forming employment partnerships with local, regional and national businesses from the most-affected industries to create a shared-resource model to temporarily flex employees to Kroger roles, ensuring the food supply chain continues without disruption.

C&S Wholesale Grocers and Performance Food Group Company partner to feed US families

- Retail
This partnership is effective immediately with 35 PFG employees across two states starting this week. Over the coming days and weeks, more employees will be joining C&S in the fight to feed America.

Kroger goes for none: Zero Hunger, Zero Waste

- Produce Blueprints

The “Live Kroger’s Purpose” part of Restock Kroger led to a number of initiatives under the …

A closer look at Kroger’s Ocado partnership

- Produce Blueprints
Ocado, a technology company, was founded in 2000 and began trading on the London Stock Exchange in 2010. Its two main divisions are Ocado Retail Ltd. and Ocado Solutions.

The proliferation of Kroger’s private labels

- Produce Blueprints

Kroger Co., BB #:100073 Cincinnati, OH, started putting more emphasis on its proprietary brands in 2012 …