SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: June 17, 2010
(Date of earliest event reported)
THE KROGER CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
An Ohio Corporation
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45201
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number: (513) 762-4000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Section 2 Financial Information
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On June 17, 2010, the Company released its earnings for first quarter 2010. Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and filed herewith, is the text of that release.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Earnings release for first quarter 2010, filed herewith.