Kroger Plans C-Store-Rx Hybrids

The convergence of the grocery and convenience formats at Kroger here is continuing. The company last week said it would build two new Kwik Shop convenience stores in the Wichita, Kan., area that will include Dillons-branded drive-though pharmacies. Dillons is Kroger's grocery banner in Kansas. Those stores, expected to open early next year, follow the lead of a Kroger-owned Tom Thumb convenience

CINCINNATI — The convergence of the grocery and convenience formats at Kroger here is continuing.

The company last week said it would build two new Kwik Shop convenience stores in the Wichita, Kan., area that will include Dillons-branded drive-though pharmacies. Dillons is Kroger's grocery banner in Kansas.

Those stores, expected to open early next year, follow the lead of a Kroger-owned Tom Thumb convenience store in Pensacola, Fla., that added a Kroger-branded pharmac

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