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Target hires grocery expertise away from Kroger

CNBC 03/21/2017

Target has long seen grocery as a necessary segment for encouraging repeat store traffic, and yet the retailer has struggled to gain a footing in food categories. Yesterday, in an obvious move to improve its position in grocery, fresh food and beverages, Target announced the hiring of Jeff Burt, a 30-year grocery veteran most recently employed as the president of Kroger’s Fred Meyer chain.

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