Food stores are our primary business and account for approximately 94% of total company sales. Our jewelry stores and manufacturing facilities contribute the remainder of total sales. The information below is current as of December 6, 2018.
We operate 2,765 grocery retail stores under a variety of banner names. Our formats include supermarkets, seamless digital shopping options, price-impact warehouse stores, and multi-department stores, which are similar to supercenters, but offer an expanded variety of national brand appeal and general merchandise. State by state facts can be seen here.
263 fine jewelry stores under names like Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers. This is a high-margin business with good cash flow.
Kroger is the only major U.S. supermarket company to operate an economical three-tier distribution system.
Kroger also operates 38 food production or manufacturing facilities producing high quality private-label products that provide value for customers and enhanced margins for Kroger.
Kroger operates 1,532 supermarket fuel centers, which are a natural addition to our one-stop-shopping strategy.
Krogers 2,270 pharmacies, located in our combination food and drug stores, provide high quality services at everyday low prices.