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Target chooses Kroger exec to revive grocery division

He'll be charged with turning around the chain's critical grocery sales         He'll be charged with turning around the chain's critical grocery sales        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 20th, 2017

Five things you need to know today, and the biggest threat to Macy"s

Good morning, Cincinnati! Here are the five most important things you need to know to help start your busy business day: Kroger loses key exec to Target The president of Kroger's Portland-based Fred Meyer division is leaving to run Target's food.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

Target hires grocery veteran to recharge its food division

Target has named a 30-year grocery industry veteran to help revive its sluggish grocery business.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMar 20th, 2017

Amazon effect is helping this company; it’s hiring 700 new workers

The rise of e-commerce spurred by Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) has rattled retail and grocery cages including the likes of Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), Macy’s (NYSE: M), Target (NYSE: TGT), Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Best Buy (NYSE: BBY). But the growth .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2017

A German grocery store that"s invaded the US is a bigger threat to Walmart, Kroger, and Target than anyone thought

Lidl German grocery chain Lidl is making a huge push into the US.  The brand offers prices that are cheaper than Walmart's.  Analysts at Jefferies are speculating that Target and Walmart are being forced to lower prices.  The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2017

Wal-Mart can shrug off Amazon"s grocery bid for now. Target and Kroger, not so much

The ongoing clash of the titans between Amazon and Wal-Mart has entered a new arena: the grocery aisle. The two giants have long battled — Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) dominating the online market, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) the reigning king of brick-and-mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 21st, 2017

Amazon is acquiring Whole Foods — and Walmart, Target, and Kroger should be terrified (WMT, AMZN)

APAmazon announced plans to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion on Friday. The move should terrify more traditional brick-and-mortar grocery retailers that are fighting to dominate .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 16th, 2017

Kroger names new Louisville president after executive shakeup

A retirement in Kroger Co.'s top ranks has caused a shakeup among the executives of the grocery giant, landing Louisville with a new division president. Ann Reed, a longtime Kroger (NYSE: KR) employee, was promoted from within the company to take over a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2017

Target brings in grocery leader from Kroger

Target Corp. has hired a Kroger Co. grocery veteran to try and right its lagging grocery business. The Minneapolis-based retailer on Monday named Jeff Burt as its senior vice president of grocery, fresh food and beverage. Burt will report to Targe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2017

Target hires grocery veteran to recharge its food division

Target Corp. has named a grocery industry veteran to help recharge its sluggish food division......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 20th, 2017

Target hires grocery veteran to recharge its food division

Target Corp. has named a grocery industry veteran to help recharge its sluggish food division......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2017

Target names Kroger veteran Jeff Burt new grocery chief

(Reuters) - Target Corp on Monday named Kroger Co veteran Jeff Burt its senior vice president of grocery, fresh food and beverage, as the retailer makes a renewed push to overhaul the business amid an intensifying price war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2017

Top Exec Leaves As Target Struggles In Grocery

Target's plan to crack the brutally competitive grocery category didn't pan out. Anne Dament is out after just 18 months, blamed for declines in the retailer's traffic and comp sales. Target's plan to crack the brutally competitive grocery category .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 3rd, 2016

Target’s Grocery Boss Becomes Latest Top Exec to Leave

Hopefully Bullseye the Dog's job is safe. Yet another Target tgt senior executive is heading for the exits. The retailer’s grocery chief, Anne Dament, one of CEO Brian Cornell’s first appointments, i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 3rd, 2016

Target is making a major change that should scare Walmart, Kroger, and Whole Foods

AP Photo/Matt RourkeTarget is making a big change to fix its grocery business. Stores across the US will soon have teams of employees working exclusively in their grocery sections, reports the Wall Street Journal. These teams of 10 to 60 employees w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2016

Kroger Wants Shoppers to Add Clothes to Grocery Lists

The nation’s largest supermarket chain will begin selling a new apparel brand next fall at around 300 Fred Meyer and Kroger Marketplace stores......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2017

Tribal Tensions Flare After Kenya Vote

A messy election set to give President Uhuru Kenyatta another term is threatening to revive long-simmering tribal tensions in pockets of the country, as procedural delays and an opposition boycott plunged Kenya deeper into division over the weekend......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 29th, 2017

Cost cuts help VW beat Q3 earnings forecast

Volkswagen lifted its profit target for the year on Friday after cost cuts at its core autos division helped it outstrip third-quarter earnings forecasts. The world's largest carmaker is spending b........»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 27th, 2017

Cramer"s lightning round: There"s no upside story for Kroger right now

Jim Cramer shared his take on callers' favorite stocks at lightning speed, including a well-known name in grocery......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyOct 25th, 2017

Kroger Selling Its Convenience Stores? What It Means for Investors

Did you even know the massive grocery chain owned convenience stores? Find out what this could mean for the future of the company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 23rd, 2017

Kroger begins hiring for its first restaurant

Kroger Co. will host an event this weekend to begin staffing its first-ever restaurant. The grocery giant (NYSE: KR) will open Kitchen 1883 adjacent to its Union Marketplace store on U.S. Highway 42 in Union, Ky. It plans to hire 50 employees to staff .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017