The Kroger Co. is one of the biggest grocery retailers in the world. In 2015, its fiscal sales reached an astonishing $108.9 billion. Boasting of stores that cater to grocery supplies, convenience and jewelry stores, the brand is popular with folks across the globe. Today, Kroger has 2,419 stores in thirty one states.
The stores official website gives a list of stores, allowing you to choose one which is closest to your location. All of the stores share the same belief of building strong local ties and brand loyalty with customers.
The timings of the stores differ on holidays like New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Christmas Day and many others. The details of the same are mentioned below.
Kroger’s Holiday Hours:
Kroger Hours for everyday operational are generally twenty-four hours, while some others may function from 6 am to 1 pm. The stores at different locations have different working timings, especially on holidays and hence, calling before heading to the store is advisable.
For this year, Kroger’s shall be open on New Year’s Eve, 2016 (Saturday, December 31st) and also on New Year’s Day, 2017 (Sunday, January 1st).
Most Kroger’s stores have Starbucks and pharmacies in their stores for the convenience of shoppers. Other facilities generally seen in Kroger stores are ATM, coin star, Boar’s Head products, Free Wireless Access, Kitchen Place, Organic Products, Redbox, Visa Prepaid Debit Card, and Western Union Money Transfer Services etc.
Features of Kroger Stores:
One of the easiest and perhaps the best feature of Kroger is the facility to order online. From deli and bakery to floral arrangements and mobile top-ups, Kroger gives you the option of online ordering. Another method is to choose products online and then pick them from the store if you do not wish to stand in long billing queues.
Especially for the holiday season, Kroger has also launched Holiday gift cards. The card acts like a prepaid debit card and can be used to make a payment at Kroger stores. You can also add anywhere from $10 to $250 to a Kroger gift card to use it yourself or gift it to someone.
The latest addition however, is the Kroger mobile application. Easily accessible from your mobile phone, the application lets you find in-store items, check gift card balance, create supermarket shopping lists, download digital coupons, view weekly ads etc.
Kroger also does community service through Feeding America by providing countless meals to those who cannot afford theirs. Details on the same are mentioned online.
“Kroger Holiday Hours Open/Closed,” Holiday Shopping Hours; http://holidayshoppinghours.com/2016-holiday-store-hours/kroger-open-closed-hours/, last accessed December 29, 2016.
“Kroger New Year’s Eve / Day Hours,” Kroger Addict web site; http://krogeraddict.com/kroger-new-years-eve-day-hours/, last accessed December 29, 2016.