Our Business

Our Business and Operations

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, The Kroger Co. is one of the largest retailers in the United States based on annual sales. The information below is current as of November 30, 2020.

  • We operate 2,750 grocery retail stores under a variety of banner names. Our formats include supermarkets, seamless digital shopping options, price-impact warehouse stores, and multi-department stores, which are similar to supercenters, but offer an expanded variety of national brand apparel and general merchandise. State-specific facts can be seen here.
  • 170 fine jewelry stores under names like Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers. This is a high-margin business with good cash flow.
  • Kroger is the only major U.S. supermarket company to operate an economical three-tier distribution system.
  • Kroger also operates 35 food production or manufacturing facilities producing high quality private-label products that provide value for customers and enhanced margins for Kroger.
  • Kroger operates 1,585 supermarket fuel centers, which are a natural addition to our one-stop-shopping strategy.
  • Kroger’s 2,256 pharmacies, located in our combination food and drug stores, provide high quality services at everyday low prices.


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Our Commitment

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Our Business

Serving nearly 11 million customers a day in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

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The Kroger Fact Book

The most current resource for facts and figures about The Kroger Co.

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