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April 9, 2014

Ralphs will open a new Ralphs Fresh Fare store in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 10.

Compton, Calif. -- Ralphs will open a new Ralphs Fresh Fare store in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 10. The new 72,000-sq.-ft.store replaces an older Ralphs that operated for 42 years from the same location before it was closed in 2012, and will employ about 240 full- and part-time workers.

September 27, 2013

The Kroger Co. has promoted Steve McKinney to president of the Fry's Food Stores division.

Cincinnati -- The Kroger Co. has promoted Steve McKinney to president of the Fry's Food Stores division. Fry's operates 119 food stores in Arizona.

McKinney, 57, has been VP of operations at the company's Ralphs division since 2007. He succeeds Jon Flora, who passed away unexpectedly two weeks ago.

May 15, 2013

The Kroger Co. unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that can't be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.

Los Angeles -- The Kroger Co.  unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that can't be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.

October 19, 2012

By John H. Douglas, Foley & Lardner LLP

By John H. Douglas, jdouglas@foley.com

July 20, 2012

Port Hueneme, Calif. -- Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Donahue Schriber said it has started the first phase of a $1.5-million renovation of Mandalay Village Marketplace, a 193,964-sq.-ft. shopping center in Port Hueneme, Calif.

The Ralphs and CVS Pharmacy-anchored center also includes Petco and Do It Best Hardware.

Mandalay Village Marketplace was purchased by Donahue Schriber at the beginning of 2012 as part of a strategic acquisitions plan following the retail owner and developer's $1.2 billion recapitalization last year.

March 1, 2012

The Kroger Co. reported on Thursday that it posted a loss in the quarter ended Jan. 28, attributing the loss to costs associated with consolidating its pension plan for union workers.

Cincinnati -- The Kroger Co. reported on Thursday that it posted a loss in the quarter ended Jan. 28, attributing the loss to costs associated with consolidating its pension plan for union workers.

The grocer, which counts among its banners Kroger, Ralphs and Food 4 Less, lost $306.9 million in the quarter, compared with a profit of $278.8 million in the year-ago period.

Total sales in the quarter rose 7.7% to $21.4 billion. Excluding fuel, sales rose 5%. Same-store sales increased 4.9%.

September 19, 2011

Union leaders on Monday said they reached a tentative agreement with The Vons Cos. Ralphs Grocery Co.; and Albertsons, to head off the threat of a strike in Southern California by more than 60,000 workers, the Associated Press reported.

New York City -- Union leaders on Monday said they reached a tentative agreement with The Vons Cos. Ralphs Grocery Co.; and Albertsons, to head off the threat of a strike in Southern California by more than 60,000 workers, the Associated Press reported.

The union said the agreement, which still must be approved by the rank and file, would protect workers' health policies.

September 16, 2011

The union representing many of the 62,000 workers at Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons supermarkets in Southern California has issued a required 72-hour notice of its plan to cancel its extended contract, Reuters reported.

Los Angeles -- The union representing many of the 62,000 workers at Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons supermarkets in Southern California has issued a required 72-hour notice of its plan to cancel its extended contract, Reuters reported. The move that could pave the way for a strike.

July 26, 2011

The Kroger Co. said Tuesday that it has promoted its current Quality Food Centers division president Donna Giordano to president of the Ralphs Division.

Cincinnati -- The Kroger Co. said Tuesday that it has promoted its current Quality Food Centers division president Donna Giordano to president of the Ralphs Division.

Giordano, who has been based in Seattle with QFC, replaces Mike Donnelly, who was promoted to senior VP merchandising for Kroger. She will be based in Los Angeles.
 

February 3, 2011

Ralphs Grocery Co. has pleaded no contest to overcharging customers for prepackaged and weighed products at stores in Los Angeles, according to a Thursday report by the Associated Press.

Los Angeles -- Ralphs Grocery Co. has pleaded no contest to overcharging customers for prepackaged and weighed products at stores in Los Angeles, according to a Thursday report by the Associated Press.

The grocery chain entered pleas before the case was scheduled to go to trial. The no contest plea was entered for 62 misdemeanor charges, including false advertising, mislabeling and selling items that weigh less than they should.

A sentencing date will be set Thursday.

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.

September 20, 2010

By Timothy Ryan, Morrison & Foerster

September 13, 2010

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

June 23, 2010

Kroger Co. is interested in expanding, but not by buying struggling competitors, according to the...

June 8, 2010

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

March 29, 2010

Circuit court judges affirmed the dismissal of racketeering claims against Kroger Co. alleged in a...

March 8, 2010

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

January 8, 2009

Los Angeles billionaire and supermarket mogul Ron Burkle on Thursday disclosed in a regulatory filing...

June 25, 2008

Ralphs Grocery Co. is initiating a lower-price policy that involves reductions on goods that customers...

June 23, 2008

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

June 23, 2008

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

May 22, 2008

Kroger Co. has expanded its gas discount program across its regions. Most of the regional...

May 14, 2008

Food 4 Less and Ralphs in-store pharmacies are expanding its generic-drug program by offering 90-day...

May 14, 2008

Food 4 Less and Ralphs in-store pharmacies are expanding its generic-drug program by offering 90-day...

May 12, 2008

Kroger Co. said Tuesday that its in-store pharmacies will expand their generic drug program starting...