Kroger CEO Talks Earnings, Digital Growth And Food Prices

Grocery chain Kroger Co (NYSE: KR) reported first-quarter results, highlighted by changing trends that are likely to result in permanent habits, Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said on a Fox Business interview.

Kroger reported quarterly earnings of $1.22 per share, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $1.09 by 11.93%. The company reported quarterly sales of $41.55 billion, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $40.72 billion by 2%.

Digital Growth: Kroger reported a 92% increase in digital sales during the quarter as many consumers chose to place orders online for delivery or pickup, McMullen said. To best satisfy the growth, Kroger hired 40,000 new employees to work on the digital side of the business.

Regardless of how consumers interact with Kroger, the company is seeing a new trend playing out as families are cooking together more often, he said. Over time, this could transform into new habits

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6 Tips on How To Pick the Best Romantic Restaurant 

Things to Consider When Choosing a Romantic Restaurant – Greenvale Farm

Couples going for dates always want to choose a restaurant with a nice romantic setting to spend their time. Choosing the right restaurant will allow you to make the best of the time of the dinner date with your significant other. The following are 6 tips on how to pick the best restaurant for a romantic dinner with your date.

  1. Decide Your Budget

The first thing to consider is how much budget you have. The menu is usually placed outside on a stand. You can visit several romantic restaurants in Arlington TX and flip through the pages to check out what food and drinks it offers and the prices. You don’t want to be surprised about the price when the waiter brings you the bill. You should not bring along coupons that you especially found in newspaper/magazine because it will seem that you are trying to save money.

  1. Dim Lighting
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Padma Lakshmi and the Art of South Indian Cooking

Photo credit: Hulu
Photo credit: Hulu

From Marie Claire

“I’m eating rice and dal as we speak,” Padma Lakshmi tells me. As the longtime host and executive producer of Top Chef, Lakshmi has become accustomed to divulging what she’s eating. But today’s recitation of her lunch seems particularly serendipitous. What follows from her admission is a lengthy chat about the food both of us, as South Indian immigrants, grew up eating: rasam (a tamarind-based soup), dosas (a thin rice pancake), yogurt rice (like savory rice pudding). It’s the exact type of conversation—one about families and traditions and homes—Lakshmi hoped would be spurred by her new show, Taste the Nation.

In the 10-part Hulu series, Lakshmi travels the country shining a spotlight on the foods and immigrant communities that so-called “American” cuisine is built on. In Charleston, she explores the culture of the Gullah Geechee people, who influenced Southern dining, and in

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The Best Meal Delivery Service for Fresh, Delicious Food — Blue Apron, Home Chef, Sun Basket and More

These days, you can get pretty much anything delivered straight to your doorstep — including the ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Which has us hungry people asking an important question: What’s the best meal delivery service that also delivers on taste?

If you’re new to food delivery services, they’re just as amazing as they sound. With a few clicks, you can eat well, reduce food waste and even save money, all without having to go to the grocery store. If you hate cooking — or don’t have the time or energy to do it — most of the recipes involve only a few simple instructions. And with fully prepared meal services, you’ll cut down the amount of dishes you need to wash as well as prep time.

Meal delivery companies are also available for those who have food allergies, diet restrictions or picky eaters in the family. Looking

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