Sourcing for America

                                  With 2,800 retail stores, 35 manufacturing plants and 44 distribution centers across the country, Kroger has learned and continues to learn a lot while serving America during the COVID-19 pandemic.

                                  Our family of companies has worked diligently to stay ahead of rapidly evolving consumer trends to source the raw goods, materials and supplies needed to keep our stores open and stocked with essentials our customers and communities are counting on.

                                  To help other businesses prepare to reopen safely, we’re sharing the steps we’ve taken to safeguard our employees while maintaining a flexible and seamless sourcing process.

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                                  “With agility, thoughtful planning and rapid decision making, you can support your business with the supplies needed to maintain the highest level of safety for your associates, while delivering the quality products your customers expect.”

                                  -Mark Purtilar
                                  Vice President of Enterprise Sourcing

                                  First Steps

                                  Lead with Your Values

                                  Establish Real-Time Communication with Employees

                                  Prepare to be Flexible

                                  Enhance Demand Management Processes

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                                  Nothing herein constitutes legal advice or other formal direction or guidance of any kind. The information herein is offered for general informational purposes only.

                                  The Kroger Family of Companies

                                  As America’s grocer, our most urgent mission is to be here for our customers when they need us most, with open stores and openhearted hospitality. We’re taking proactive steps to protect the health and safety of our associates, customers and communities, including adjusted store operating hours, enhanced cleaning procedures, physical distancing precautions and?expanded associate benefits.

                                  For more information about Kroger’s Sharing What We’ve Learned: A Blueprint for Businesses resource guide, visit here.