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We look at the actions some of the major retailers in the US have undertaken in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in four key areas; stores, supply chain, associate care and community support.

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Kroger has released a trading update and outlined its initial responses to COVID-19. Sales up 30% With the COVID-19 pandemic causing shoppers to stock up on groceries, Kroger has experienced a 30% increase in identical store sales for March (excl fuel), compared to the same period last year. Both its physical stores and its online services have seen growth and to support this, Kroger is mak...
With online grocery demand continuing to increase, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at how Kroger in the US is trialling a pickup only store. Alternative shopping methods With shoppers looking for alternative ways to shop for groceries, and online services finding it difficult to maintain service levels, Kroger has converted a store in Cincinnati to pickup only. The store is taking ord...
We look at Kroger's Q4 results, along with its full year performance for 2019. Digital sales continue to accelerate For the fourth quarter, Kroger saw sales increase by 2.3% (excluding fuel) and its digital sales grew by 22%. Same store sales were up 2%. For the full year, sales hit $122.3bn, up 2.3% (excluding fuel, dispositions and merger transactions), with digital sales up 29%. Cost sav...

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17/03/2020
We summarise activity from retailers as they respond with urgency and empathy to the evolving COVID 19 pandemic.
01/03/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Kroger.
27/02/2020
We look at the five ways retailers are developing private label globally in 2020 and the impact this has on manufacturers and suppliers. Throughout the year, we will look in more depth at key areas, including sustainability, purchasing groups and the role of exclusive brands.
31/01/2020
Kroger is the world’s second largest grocery retailer and has also become one of the most progressive and innovative. We look at how the retailer is implementing its Restock Kroger strategy, through which it is investing to redefine the customer experience, partnering with third party companies to improve customer value and developing its talent to support these aims.
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Kroger is the world’s second largest grocery retailer and has also become one of the most progressive and innovative. We look at how the retailer is implementing its Restock Kroger strategy, through which it is investing to redefine the customer experience, partnering with third party companies to improve customer value and developing its talent to support these aims.

This in-depth guide to the USA explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Kroger.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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