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December 14, 2012

The Kroger Co. announced the promotion of Lynn Gust as president of the company's Fred Meyer Stores division. Gust, 59, has been senior VP operations since 2011.

Cincinnati -- The Kroger Co. announced the promotion of Lynn Gust as president of the company's Fred Meyer Stores division. Gust, 59, has been senior VP operations since 2011.

“Lynn's long history with Fred Meyer and deep knowledge of our business will serve our customers well,” said Rodney McMullen, president and COO of Kroger. “His passion for our employees and customers make him a great fit to carry on the Fred Meyer tradition.”

 

December 14, 2012

The Kroger Co. announced the promotion of Lynn Gust as president of the company's Fred Meyer Stores division. Gust, 59, has been senior VP operations since 2011.

Cincinnati -- The Kroger Co. announced the promotion of Lynn Gust as president of the company's Fred Meyer Stores division. Gust, 59, has been senior VP operations since 2011.

“Lynn's long history with Fred Meyer and deep knowledge of our business will serve our customers well,” said Rodney McMullen, president and COO of Kroger. “His passion for our employees and customers make him a great fit to carry on the Fred Meyer tradition.”

 

November 27, 2012

Mystery shopper reports served as a wake-up call to Kroger’s 131-store Fred Meyer division.

In 2009, Fred Meyer stores scored a meager 68.3% in overall customer impression in the reports. But over the past three years, the number has jumped to 83.8%, according to data provided by Reality Check of Seattle, the retailer’s secret shopper service provider.

November 27, 2012

Mystery shopper reports served as a wake-up call to Kroger’s 131-store Fred Meyer division.

In 2009, Fred Meyer stores scored a meager 68.3% in overall customer impression in the reports. But over the past three years, the number has jumped to 83.8%, according to data provided by Reality Check of Seattle, the retailer’s secret shopper service provider.

February 1, 2012

Fred Meyer Jewelers, the nation’s third-largest fine jewelry retailer, announced the launch of mobile websites for its namesake and Littman Jewelers brand.

Portland, Ore. -- Fred Meyer Jewelers, the nation’s third-largest fine jewelry retailer, announced the launch of mobile websites for its namesake and Littman Jewelers brand. The sites are optimized for mobile devices including iPhone and Android smartphones.

Fred Meyer Jewelers has partnered with Moovweb to create the mobile enabled websites. The mobile websites serve as a complement to the regular sites with functional ecommerce capability.

February 1, 2012

Fred Meyer Jewelers, the nation’s third-largest fine jewelry retailer, announced the launch of mobile websites for its namesake and Littman Jewelers brand.

Portland, Ore. -- Fred Meyer Jewelers, the nation’s third-largest fine jewelry retailer, announced the launch of mobile websites for its namesake and Littman Jewelers brand. The sites are optimized for mobile devices including iPhone and Android smartphones.

Fred Meyer Jewelers has partnered with Moovweb to create the mobile enabled websites. The mobile websites serve as a complement to the regular sites with functional ecommerce capability.

March 7, 2011

Electric transportation technology provider ECOtality said Monday that it has partnered with grocer Fred Meyer, a division of The Kroger Co., to install car-charging stations at select stores in Oregon and Washington.

Seattle -- Electric transportation technology provider ECOtality said Monday that it has partnered with grocer Fred Meyer, a division of The Kroger Co., to install car-charging stations at select stores in Oregon and Washington.

The Blink Level 2 Electric Vehicle Commercial Pedestal Charging Stations will also be installed on major transportation corridors between Seattle store locations and the United States border with Canada.

The deal makes Fred Meyer ECOtality’s first food retail partner in the Northwest.

March 7, 2011

Electric transportation technology provider ECOtality said Monday that it has partnered with grocer Fred Meyer, a division of The Kroger Co., to install car-charging stations at select stores in Oregon and Washington.

Seattle -- Electric transportation technology provider ECOtality said Monday that it has partnered with grocer Fred Meyer, a division of The Kroger Co., to install car-charging stations at select stores in Oregon and Washington.

The Blink Level 2 Electric Vehicle Commercial Pedestal Charging Stations will also be installed on major transportation corridors between Seattle store locations and the United States border with Canada.

The deal makes Fred Meyer ECOtality’s first food retail partner in the Northwest.

December 1, 2010

Kroger Co. rang up better sales and returned to third-quarter profitability but the company warned that shoppers remain cautious.

Cincinnati -- Kroger Co. rang up better sales and returned to third-quarter profitability but the company warned that shoppers remain cautious.

The Cincinnati-based grocer reported Thursday that net income was $202.2 million, compared with a loss of $875 million a year earlier.

Revenue was up 5.9% to $18.7 billion.

October 31, 2010

A renovation has brought new energy and an updated look to a Fred Meyer...

October 31, 2010

A renovation has brought new energy and an updated look to a Fred Meyer...

September 13, 2010

Kroger Co. reported Tuesday that profit for the second quarter increased to $261.6 million, up...

September 2, 2010

Fred Meyer, the larger-format grocery and general merchandise chain operated by The Kroger Co., has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification for its remodeled store in Portland, Ore.

Fred Meyer, the larger-format grocery and general merchandise chain operated by The Kroger Co., has been  awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification for its remodeled store in Portland, Ore. It is the first LEED-certified supermarket among Kroger’s 2,500 units nationwide.

The renovation boosted the store’s efficiency. Kroger’s in-house economic analysis determined that for every dollar spend on the project, nine dollars in energy consumption would be saved down the road.

September 2, 2010

Fred Meyer, the larger-format grocery and general merchandise chain operated by The Kroger Co., has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification for its remodeled store in Portland, Ore.

Fred Meyer, the larger-format grocery and general merchandise chain operated by The Kroger Co., has been  awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification for its remodeled store in Portland, Ore. It is the first LEED-certified supermarket among Kroger’s 2,500 units nationwide.

The renovation boosted the store’s efficiency. Kroger’s in-house economic analysis determined that for every dollar spend on the project, nine dollars in energy consumption would be saved down the road.

September 1, 2010

Fred Meyer, the larger-format grocery and general merchandise chain operated by The Kroger Co., has...

September 1, 2010

Fred Meyer, the larger-format grocery and general merchandise chain operated by The Kroger Co., has...

July 21, 2010

The Kroger Co. said Thursday it has launched a new online tool designed for customer...

June 8, 2010

The Kroger Co. and U.S. Bank, lead bank of U.S. Bancorp, announced Wednesday a strategic...

March 24, 2010

Former Kohl’s Corp. executive David Campisi has added the CEO title to his role as...

March 8, 2010

Cincinnati The Kroger Co. reported that its profit fell 27% in the fourth quarter, even...

January 18, 2010

Jo-Ann Stores said Tuesday it has promoted Travis Smith to president and COO, effective Jan. 31....

January 25, 2009

Littman Jewelers stores throughout Tennessee will change their name to Fred Meyer Jewelers, effective Wednesday,...

December 11, 2008

Fred Meyer Stores Inc. has settled a federal sex-harassment lawsuit for $485,000....

December 11, 2008

Fred Meyer Stores Inc. has settled a federal sex-harassment lawsuit for $485,000....

June 23, 2008

Kroger Co. announced Tuesday that, aided by gas and food discounting, its profits exceeded company...