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Kroger to pay workers $100 if they get the Covid-19 vaccine

Kroger to pay workers $100 if they get the Covid-19 vaccine

By: David Williams
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: February 6th, 2021
Kroger has joined a growing list of large US grocery store chains offering incentives for workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The company announced that its associates would get a one-time $100 payment if they show proof that they've received the full manufacturer-recommended doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
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Pharmacies Add Freezers, Train Staff to Handle Covid-19 Vaccination Drive

Pharmacies Add Freezers, Train Staff to Handle Covid-19 Vaccination Drive

By: Jaewon Kang
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: November 29th, 2020
Supermarkets are rushing to secure freezers, thermometers and other medical gear for administering shots. They are also training staff and establishing online services for scheduling appointments.
Social listening enabled Kroger's speedy pandemic marketing response

Social listening enabled Kroger's speedy pandemic marketing response

By: Peter Adams
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 7th, 2020
Focusing on the channel helped America's largest grocery chain develop a three-pronged playbook that's kept it reactive to continued volatility, executives said during Advertising Week.
roger’s Kristal Howard shares the blueprint for thriving amid disruption - PR Daily

Kroger’s Kristal Howard shares the blueprint for thriving amid disruption

By: Diane Schwartz
Source: Ragan's PR Daily
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
The head of corporate comms for the grocery chain casts a wide net with media to deliver key messages during a time of intense disruption and innovation for her industry.
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Sharing What We’ve Learned: A Blueprint for Businesses

Source: Kroger
Date of Publication: July 15th, 2020
Kroger’s Blueprint for Businesses is intended to be a resource for businesses of all sizes and sectors of the economy, providing recommendations, insights, best practices and downloadable creative assets to help businesses navigate the next phase of this unprecedented pandemic.
Tyson Foods adopts weekly coronavirus testing for workers

Tyson Foods adopts weekly coronavirus testing for workers

By: Hannah Denham and Abha Bhattarai
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
The company behind Tyson, Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm will roll out the new protocol at all 140 of its U.S. production facilities.
Costco, Target and other stores relax coronavirus safety policies

Costco, Target and other stores relax coronavirus safety policies

By: Nathaniel Meyersohn,
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
Costco is bringing back free food samples. Target is accepting customer returns on all merchandise. And Kroger is returning to its pre-pandemic store hours at some locations.
Target revamps curbside pickup with fresh, frozen grocery options_BI

Target revamps curbside pickup with fresh, frozen grocery options

By: Áine Cain
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: June 25th, 2020
Target is boosting its pickup and drive-up capabilities for customers looking to buy groceries on the go.
How Much Covid-19 Cost Those Businesses That Stayed Open - WSJ

How Much Covid-19 Cost Those Businesses That Stayed Open

By: Inti Pacheco
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
From $198,000 to $1 billion, public companies start to disclose the amount spent on paying workers and protecting them and customers.
Kroger says demand easing after coronavirus stockpiling

Kroger says demand easing after coronavirus stockpiling

By: Praveen Paramasivam
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 18th, 2020
U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co (KR.N) stopped short of raising its annual forecasts on Thursday, saying a coronavirus-driven surge in demand for essential goods was fading as American households reconsider what they have on their shelves.