Reportedly, Kroger Co. is extending its partnership with Walgreens after its successful penetration in the market of Northern Kentucky. Kroger is planning to expand its Kroger Express and Kroger Pickup offerings to 35 Walgreens stores in Knoxville, Tenn, and Walgreens to launch its beauty products in Knoxville area at 17 Kroger stores this fall. The Walgreens stores to offer a selection of Kroger’s Our Brands products, including its Simple Truth natural and organic brand. Products to vary according to store requirements and will be made available through Kroger Express. Most of the stores will offer digital orders with Kroger Pickup service.
“Expanding our pilot to Knoxville demonstrates the ongoing success and future potential of bringing together the best of Kroger’s food authority with Walgreens’ global expertise in health and beauty,” stated Jeff Talbot, Kroger’s vice president of new business development in a news release.
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