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Company Overview of Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc.

Company Overview

Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc. owns and operates food and drug stores in the United States. The company offers adult beverages, books and movies, deli and bakery products, digital photos, floral products, fresh produce, fuels, health and beauty products, meat and sea food products, natural foods, and pet care products. It also provides in-store, money, and no-contact wireless services. The company was founded in 1948 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The Kroger Co.

1550 South Redwood Road

Salt Lake City, UT 84104

United States

Founded in 1948

11,918 Employees





Key Executives for Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 60
Chairman of The Kroger Co and Chief Executive Officer of The Kroger Co
Age: 55
Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Age: 69
Senior Vice President of Facility Engineering
Age: 80
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc. Key Developments

Smith's Food & Drug Announces to Open Six Stores Converted from the Food 4 Less Banner in the Las Vegas Market on March 4, 2015

Smith's Food & Drug next week will hold opening ceremonies for six stores converted from the Food 4 Less banner in the Las Vegas market. Each of the new stores, set to open under the Smith's banner March 4, received more than $4 million in renovations. More than 800 former Food 4 Less workers have been trained to staff the new stores. Renovations provided the stores with new amenities including pharmacy, deli and bakery counters, service meat and seafood departments, floral selections and self-checkout stations. The new location at 8180 Las Vegas Blvd. will also offer fresh sushi, Boar's Head deli meat, and the first Murray's Cheese in Nevada.

Fry's Food Stores and Smith's Ratify Labor Agreement with UFCW Local 99

The Kroger Co. associates working at Fry's Food Stores and Smith's Food and Drug in Arizona have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 99 to offer the associates a competitive compensation package. The contracts cover about 14,500 associates working in 120 stores throughout Arizona and Smith's associates working in Kingman, Bullhead City, Ft. Mohave and Lake Havasu.

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