Kroger’s chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen provided his outlook on the future of retail at the NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show in New York City during a keynote presentation themed, “Restocking the future: Kroger’s insatiable appetite to play and win the long game.”
Ahold Delhaize has appointed Farhan Siddiqi as chief digital officer and member of the executive committee, effective January 28.
Kroger and Microsoft are partnering on the development of a new pilot program that is being touted by both companies as a connected store experience.
Publix Super Markets is planning to debut its first online Aprons Cooking School class. The class will premiere on YouTube, and two additional classes are planned for February and March.
Kroger and Walgreens recently expanded on the exploratory pilot concept the two retailers announced in October, in which the companies began testing a concept combining Kroger’s grocery expertise with Walgreens’ mix of pharmacy, health and beauty.