Kroger Touts Market Share Gains, Quarterly Sales Climb

CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here said yesterday its overall share in 44 major markets around the country rose 65 basis points in 2006.

CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here said yesterday its overall share in 44 major markets around the country rose 65 basis points in 2006. In 34 markets in which supercenters had a No. 3 market-share position, Kroger's position improved by 70 basis points, and in markets where Wal-Mart supercenters had a No. 3 share, Kroger's position climbed 75 basis points. “Those gains were even more impressive after the strong gains we had in 2005, where our overall share in the 44 major markets

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