Kroger Co (NYSE: KR) engages in the food retailing business. The publicly listed firm is also knowns as Kroger.
The US-based company provides retail food services through a chain of supermarkets and multi-departmental stores in the country. In addition, the retailer firm is also engaged in the manufacturing and processing of food items.
Apart from these, the retail company also focuses on selling the foods through its stores.
The company claims to have around 2,800 stores in about 35 states through which it offers its services to customers. Of these 2,800 stores, some are fully owned by the company, while others are leased supermarkets, warehouses, and food production and processing firms.
The retail firm operates under one reportable segment through its subsidiaries and affiliates in the United States. In addition, the company also owns provides facilities for fixtures, leasehold improvements, food production and processing businesses.
The company offers various personalized services for the customers such as: online orders, pick up facilities, physical stores, and home delivery services.
Meanwhile, the US-based firm claims to have delivered its grocery and other related products to the customers through drones in 2020 during the pandemic, through which it generated sales of around US$10 billion. In addition, it also catered to pick-up and shipping services.
The American food company also manages its selling of retail products through online services under a banner of brands,
• Big K
• Private Selection
• Simple Truth Organic
• The Kroger
• Heritage Farm
• Simple Truth
• Check This Out
Apart from Kroger brand, the US-based retail company operates and sells grocery items under the following brands:
• City Market
• Metro Market
• Pick n Save
• Jay C
• Pay Less
• King Soopers
• Harris Teeter
The multi-departmental stores include Fred Meyer. The company was founded in 1883 and was incorporated in 1902. The Ohio-based is listed on NYSE under the stock quote of 'KR'.