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The Kroger Company - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Company Impact

The Kroger Company - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Company Impact


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) company impact report analyses how the pandemic will impact The Kroger Company's performance.

The Kroger Compnay's both physical retail stores and digital channels experienced strong sales in February and March and the group is well placed to be at its previous sales forecasts for 2020.

The group expanded online pickup and delivery services and promoted contactless payment solutions like Kroger Pay at all outlets and on its digital platforms.

  • The US lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic aided the rise in sales in H1 2020 for the group - the publisher estimates like-for-like sales increased 30% in March for the group.
  • The Kroger Company’s widespread network of convenience stores along with digital presence will drive sales in areas severely impacted by COVID-19
  • The Kroger Company pledged to combat food insecurity through donations and emergency response funds to appeal to consumers and drive brand loyalty

Reasons to Buy
  • Use our revised 2020 forecast for The Kroger Company to understand how it will perform this year.
  • Use our charts to review how The Kroger Company's sales are split by region globally and how these regions have been impacted by COVID-19.
  • Use our in-depth analysis to review how The Kroger Company has responded to COVID-19 and how this will affect its performance.

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Carrefour's exposure to COVID-19
  • Carrefour's operational responses to COVID-19
  • Key findings
  • Key conclusions
  • Global and regional impact
  • The Kroger Company’s COVID-19 global impact score
  • The Kroger Company’s forecast 2020 sales performance
  • The Kroger Company’s exposure: brand sales by region vs regional impact levels
  • Company reaction
  • Operational reactions from The Kroger Company
  • Appendix
  • Methodology

List of Figures
  • Spread of COVID-19- confirmed cases, number in treatment, recoveries and deaths.
  • Countries/ regions affected by COVID-19
  • Spread of The Kroger Company group sales and stores in 2019
  • COVID-19 global impact score for The Kroger Company versus competitors
  • The Kroger Company global revenue and year on year growth 2015-2020
  • The Kroger Company exposure: brand sales by region vs regional impact levels

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • The Kroger Company
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc
  • Albertsons Companies, Inc.
  • Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V.
  • Publix Super Markets Inc
  • Aldi Group
  • Amazon.com
  • Target Corporation