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.”
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.
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.
Kroger and Ocado, an online grocery retailer, have selected the Cincinnati region for the partnership’s first high-tech customer fulfillment center (CFC).
Kroger has signed an agreement with the University of Cincinnati (UC) to operate an innovation lab within the school’s 1819 Innovation Hub.
In purchasing Whole Foods Market, Amazon became a major player in the grocery store channel, and also forced established retailers to go more boldly into the digital space. HomeWorld’s Supermarket Report looks at Amazon’s Whole Foods initiatives, online trends in the grocery channel and how technology is playing a key role.
Kroger and Nuro have selected Scottsdale, Arizona, as the city for their self-driving grocery delivery pilot program.