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    The Kroger Co. (KR)

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    The Kroger Co.
    1014 Vine Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202
    United States - Map
    Phone: 513-762-4000
    Website: http://www.kroger.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Grocery Stores
    Full Time Employees:400,000

    Business Summary 

    The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer worldwide. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. The company’s combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items comprising apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. Its marketplace stores include full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, such as apparel, home goods, and toys. The company operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under two dozen banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith’s. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of these stores 1,240 had fuel centers; and 320 fine jewelry stores, as well as operated 786 convenience stores either directly or through franchisees. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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    Corporate Governance 
    The Kroger Co.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Mar 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 6.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. W. Rodney McMullen , 54
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Member of Proxy Committee
    Mr. Michael L. Ellis , 57
    Pres and Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. J. Michael Schlotman , 57
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Ms. Kathleen C. Barclay , 59
    Sr. VP of HR
    Ms. Mary Elizabeth Van Oflen , 57
    Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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