Harris Teeter could impact Kroger expansion plans

SN's Growth List 2015: Kroger Co.

Kroger Co.’s much-anticipated new-market entry, which the company in 2012 said it had begun exploring, has been sidelined by its 2013 acquisition of Harris Teeter.

That purchase, however, with its concentration in some attractive areas of the South and Mid-Atlantic, could literally broaden Kroger’s horizons as it evaluates new markets for expansion, according to one analyst.

“It’s possible that Harris Teeter has suddenly changed the possibilities of what that new marke

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