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Oct. 6, 2021, 6:15 a.m. EDT

Kroger to hire 20,000 associates for the holiday season at Oct. 13 event

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By Ciara Linnane

The Kroger Co. /zigman2/quotes/206215053/composite KR +1.92% said Wednesday it is planning to hire 20,000 associates for the holiday season at an event planned for Oct. 13. The company will hire for retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, supply chain, merchandising, logistics, corporate, and pharmacy and healthcare roles using virtual and on-site interviews scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. ET on that day. Shares were down 0.6% premarket but have gained 26% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.99% has gained 15.7%.

/zigman2/quotes/206215053/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 52.14
+0.98 +1.92%
Volume: 5.87M
May 26, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
23.87
Dividend Yield
1.61%
Market Cap
$37.67 billion
Rev. per Employee
$328,305
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,057.84
+79.11 +1.99%
Volume: 2.40B
May 26, 2022 5:42p
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