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Pick "n Save parent Kroger could become target of activist investor, analyst says

If Kroger Co.’s second-quarter results don’t meet expectations, an activist investor could step in and get involved in the company’s strategy, an analyst said. Brandon Fletcher, an analyst who tracks Kroger for Bernstein, wrote in a research re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

Kroger launches program to provide reusable packaging system for customers

Kroger Co., the parent of Pick 'n Save and Metro Market in Milwaukee, is partnering with e-commerce platform Loop to launch a reusable packaging system for its customers. The initiative will enable customers in select markets to purchase more tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Kroger to stop accepting Visa credit cards at more of its stores

Another division of Kroger Co., the parent of Pick 'n Save and Metro Market stores in the Milwaukee area, will no longer accept Visa credit card payments. The Smith’s Food & Drug Stores division of the Cincinnati-based grocer (NYSE: KR) is the second.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Pick "n Save parent Kroger to hire 11,000 employees, including 2,000 managers

Kroger Co. is looking to fill an estimated 11,000 positions in its supermarkets, including around 2,000 management jobs, the company announced today. Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets inc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2018

Pick n" Save parent Kroger buying Chicago meal-kit company Home Chef

In the wake of threats to the grocery industry from online grocery providers, Kroger Co. recently announced plans to purchase Home Chef, the nation's largest private meal-kit company. Kroger paid $200 million for Home Chef, and it will pay an a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Pick "n Save parent Kroger launches shipping service in four cities

Kroger Co. has launched a new e-commerce home delivery service in four test markets. Kroger Ship is the new direct-to-customer platform for downtown Cincinnati-based Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, inc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Pick "n Save parent Kroger to offer $1M prize for best idea to eliminate waste

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2019

L Brands Analyst Says Strategic Alternatives Won"t Save Stock From Further Downside

Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works' parent company L Brands Inc (NYSE: LB) is reportedly in talks to explore strategic alternatives, but this comes at a time when its core brands are "al.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaNov 25th, 2019

Victoria’s Secret parent, L Brands and CEO Wexner, target of activists amid Epstein connection, Wall Street says

L Brands may be target of activist investors......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 20th, 2019

Walmart and Kroger Undercut Drugstore Chains" Prices by as Much as 50%

Pay less for prescriptions, OTC medications, vaccines, and other necessities by comparing prices at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Target, and Kroger. We shopped for 60 items to determine the cheapest pharmacy. We also found ways to save online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2019

Kroger stumbles after Jefferies downgrades the stock

A team led by analyst Christopher Mandeville cut its price target on the Cincinnati chain to $26 from $29. They see nothing that will significantly drive growth in fiscal 2020......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2019

Kroger stumbles after Jefferies downgrades supermarket giant to hold

A team led by analyst Christopher Mandeville cut its price target on the Cincinnati chain to $26 from $29. They see nothing that will significantly drive growth in fiscal 2020......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2019

Kroger has "attributes typically found in an activist target," Dealreporter says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 3rd, 2019

Analysts mixed on Emerson after reports of activist shakeup

Emerson Electric, the subject of recent media reports that an activist investor could push for the company's breakup, received a stock upgrade by one analyst, while another lowered its earnings and price targets for the Ferguson-based company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2019

BMO No Longer A Bloomin" Brands Bear

Activist investor Jana Partners confirmed a stake in Outback Steakhouse parent company Bloomin' Brands Inc (NASDAQ: BLMN) which increases the likelihood the restaurant company wi.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaSep 5th, 2019

BMO No Longer A Bloomin" Brands Bear

Activist investor Jana Partners confirmed a stake in Outback Steakhouse parent company Bloomin' Brands Inc (NASDAQ: BLMN) which increases the likelihood the restaurant company will sell itself for at least $25 per share, according .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 5th, 2019

Bernstein: How Kroger Could See Activist Involvement

Grocery chain Kroger Co (NYSE: KR) is scheduled to report second-quarter results Sept. 12, and a poor performance could result in an activist investor taking int.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 4th, 2019

If Loeb Likes Breakups, Another Target Awaits

The arguments the U.S. activist investor has put forward for splitting up Sony could apply equally to Panasonic......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 25th, 2019

Analyst Favorites With Strong Buyback Activity: Kroger Ranks As a Top Pick

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Category: topSource: redinewsJun 7th, 2019

Kroger’s long-term profit goal ‘feeling like a pipe dream,’ analyst says

In the wake of Kroger’s stock plunge following its fourth-quarter earnings release last week, one analyst has lowered his stock price target, saying it’s looking more “like a pipe dream” that Kroger will hit its long-term targets. Chris M.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

Elliott"s New Korean Target May Prove Willing

The activist investor has published its proposal to revamp Hyundai. It may not get everything it asks for, but it could still generate some good returns......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 24th, 2018