- Kroger dismisses hundreds of employees across the entire grocery store family, a person familiar with the situation tells CNBC.
- In September, Officer Rodney McMullen told analysts that Kroger would not "confirm" his expectations. would add $ 400 million in operating profit gains to the restructuring plan, which it calls "Restore Kroger."
- Kroger is not the first producer to review middle management as it looks to combat automated competitors like Amazon.
Kroger dismisses hundreds of employees across its family of grocery stores it owns, – tells a person familiar with the situation.
The trade union grocer, also owned by Harris Titer, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, has 443,000 full-time and part-time employees.
Crocker's spokesman told CNBC in a statement. that "As part of ongoing talent management, many store units evaluate average leadership roles and team structures in order to conserve resources close to the customer."
She added that the units of a company's independent stores are everything. "taking steps to ensure the right talent is in the right leadership positions in the store."
Kroger's stock is down nearly 9% year over year as it faces increased competition from Aldi and Lidl's product discounts as well as Walmart and Alberzo Ns.
Meanwhile, his turnaround plan for investing in e-commerce and addressing these issues is beyond doubt. In September, CEO Rodney McMullen told analysts that Kroger would not "confirm" its expectations that it would add $ 400 million to operating profit gains as part of a three-year restructuring plan, which it calls "Kroger Recovery."
Croger is not the first. a middle management review producer as it looks to restructure your business.
In 2014, the Walmart Club Store, the Sam Club, laid off 2,300 employees, including mid-level executives, as part of its turnover. Last year, the retailer closed 63 stores and turned some into e-commerce tools.