"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > General Cooking > Food Shows, News and Media
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-28-2018, 10:01 PM   #1
Executive Chef
 
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 4,566
Target And Kroger Could Be Merging

Target and Kroger Could Merge

Interesting!

__________________

__________________
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
https://mykitcheninthemiddleofthedesert.wordpress.com/
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2018, 11:08 PM   #2
Master Chef
 
caseydog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Dallas
Posts: 5,275
Kroger turned their pharmacy over to CVS a year or two ago. Kroger has been experimenting with Kroger Marketplace "superstores" (there is one in my town) so there is some real potential in them joining forces.

Kroger is huge. Even if you don't have a Kroger branded store near you, you have a Kroger owned store near you. Ralph's, Fry's, Smith's, Dillon's, Harris Teeter, and a dozen or so others. Not to mention Fred Meyer Jewelers (there is one in the Kroger Marketplace in my town. Yeah, you can buy milk and diamonds in my local Kroger store.

Kroger is the largest supermarket chain, and the second largest retailer, behind Walmart. Target is the second largest discount store chain behind Walmart. The two combined would be a formidable competitor to Walmart.

This could get interesting.

CD
__________________

__________________
“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” Winnie-the-Pooh
caseydog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2018, 01:26 AM   #3
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Cooking Goddess's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Body in MA ~ Heart in OH
Posts: 12,615
Interesting is right, cd. I just hope prices go down no matter who marries whom. Then again, it won't affect me up here. Besides, no matter where we've traveled, I must admit that at this point I'm basically unable to beat the prices I pay at Market Basket. Unless I shop Aldi.

29 brands...and not one up here in the Northeast. Scroll to the bottom of the page:

The Kroger Company
__________________
Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. ~~~ Erma Bombeck

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you. ~ BB King
Cooking Goddess is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.