Kroger Pharmacy Up Despite Wal-Mart

CINCINNATI Kroger Co. here named pharmacy as a department that experienced particularly strong growth in the third quarter of 2006, during the company's earnings call this month. This is despite Wal-Mart Stores' $4 generic prescription program and reports that supermarkets did not capture as many dollars from Medicare Part D recipients as other channels, according to David Dillon, chairman and chief

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. here named pharmacy as a department that experienced particularly strong growth in the third quarter of 2006, during the company's earnings call this month.

This is despite Wal-Mart Stores' $4 generic prescription program and reports that supermarkets did not capture as many dollars from Medicare Part D recipients as other channels, according to David Dillon, chairman and chief executive officer of Kroger.

“The results are because customers find

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