Kroger Company - Statistics & Facts

The Kroger Company, founded in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio by Bernard Kroger is the largest grocery chain in America. It currently operates a variety of different retail establishments, from supermarkets to convenience stores, in 34 U.S. states. Some of its different chains include Fred Meyer, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, and Kwik Shop to name a few. Kroger boasts over 3,800 locations in the United States but has yet to expand overseas. Despite this, Kroger is the third leading consumer goods retailer in the world.

In recent years Kroger has displayed healthy growth with over 115 billion dollars in total sales in 2016, up from about 110 billion dollars in sales in the previous year. In 2017, Kroger employed about 443 thousand people, making it the second largest supermarket employer in the America aside from Walmart.

In 2016, a spring survey found that nearly 32 million Americans lived in households that had shopped at a Kroger grocery store in the last seven days, about 10% of the total U.S. population. Given that most Americans have a variety of choices of where to purchase groceries, competition in the grocery retail sector is fierce, with a recent survey finding that the most important factors influencing U.S. consumer grocery store choice, were good value for money and a convenient location.

Read more

Kroger Company - Important statistics

You may also be interested in these statistics

The whole topic in one document

Kroger Company
  • Edited and prepared
  • Download in PPT/PDF format
  • Instant access
  • From $365

The whole topic in one document

Kroger Company
  • Edited and prepared
  • Download in PPT/PDF format
  • Instant access
  • From $365

Recommended statistics

More interesting topics from the industry "Food & Beverage"

More interesting topics from the industry "Food & Beverage"

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar

Any more questions?

Any more questions?

Get in touch with us quickly and easily. We are happy to help!

Get in touch with us quickly and easily. We are happy to help!

Do you still have questions?

Feel free to contact us anytime using our contact form or visit our FAQ page.