Ralphs is a major supermarket chain in the Southern California area and the largest subsidiary of Cincinnati-based Kroger. It is the oldest such chain west of the Mississippi River. Ralphs also operates stores under the Food 4 Less and Foods Co. names in California.
The company’s conventional-style Ralphs supermarkets are designed for customers looking for quality, nutrition and price, have limited time, desire a wide selection of items and who prefer shopping at one location.
Efficiently laid-out to make shopping easy, the typical modern Ralphs supermarket is 45,000 gross square feet in size and carries approximately 30,000 different items in such well-stocked departments as those dedicated to dry groceries, frozen foods, wine and liquor, produce, meat, fish and dairy products, along with a wide assortment of general merchandise, and health and beauty aids. Ralphs conventional-style supermarkets also feature richly appointed in-store bakeries, service delicatessens, floral counters, and European-style service seafood departments. – less