Top 10 Retail Companies in the World 2018

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5. Kroger

The Kroger Company is an American retail company having a strong geographic presence.


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It was founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and in the year 2016, it became US’s largest supermarket chain by revenue. It is one of the largest general retailer in US after Walmart, and it is headquartered in downtown Cincinnati.

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Kroger is also the largest private employer in the US and it is also the third largest retailer in the world. It is operational across 35 states and its store format includes supermarket, hypermarket, departmental stores, superstores, jewellery stores and convenience stores. Kroger is the only major US Company which operate an economical three-tier distribution system. Kroger is serving nearly 9 million customers a day in 35 states. Food stores contribute to 94% of the total company’s revenue and rest comes from jewellery stores and manufacturing facilities. Kroger has around 2,268 pharmacies located in their combined food and drug stores which provide high quality services every day at low prices. The Kroger Company has largest network of private label brand manufacturing in the country. Kroger always believe in simple dictum: Be particular. Never sell anything you would not want yourself.” Kroger’s vision is a world with zero hunger and zero waste. Kroger is committed towards a mission to end hunger in the communities and eliminate waste across its company by 2025.

Sales (Billion): $122.00

Profit (Billion): $1.91



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