July 9, 2013

Kroger and Harris Teeter Announce Merger Agreement

You may have heard the news by now — Today Harris Teeter announced that a merger agreement had been made with Kroger.  Kroger was looking to expand in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  According to the news release from Harris Teeter, Harris Teeter brings to Kroger an exceptional brand and complementary base of 212 stores in attractive southeastern and mid-Atlantic markets and in Washington, D.C. 

Together, Harris Teeter and Kroger will operate 2,631. Harris Teeter will continue to operate its stores as a subsidiary of Kroger. There are no plans to close stores.

What are your thoughts about the merger? A lot of couponers are concerned about the possibility of Harris Teeter’s coupon policy changing. 

 


Karen

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