The Kroger Company is the largest full-service grocery retailer in the U.S. The company operates 2,778 stores in 34 states and Washington, D.C., in the form of supermarkets, warehouse stores, and multi-department stores. Kroger also operates 784 convenience stores under names like Quik Stop and Kwik Shop, 323 fine jewelry stores under banners including Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers, and 38 food production or manufacturing facilities. In addition, the company operates 1,387 supermarket fuel centers and 2,231 in-store pharmacies.
Kroger offers matching on employee 401(k) contributions, as well as incentives for wellness, including monetary incentives, discounted gym memberships and coaching programs. Company associates receive 10 percent off of Kroger brand items, as well as bonus fuel points periodically throughout the year.
Employees find that "because Kroger is so adamant about providing great customer service, they do their best to keep their employees happy," and "if you need help in any aspect of the job, there is always someone you can reach out to." However, some find that the job can be "overwhelming and stressful" at times. – less