Walgreens Opening More Kroger Express Stores

The partnership expands to 12 Kentucky stores
Posted December 5, 2018

Kroger (Cincinnati) is reportedly expanding its partnership with Deerfield, Ill.-based Walgreens in order to open Kroger Express grocery sections within 13 Walgreens stores located throughout Northern Kentucky. 

The partnership was originally announced in October and the pilot program involved bringing a select number of Kroger groceries inside a single Kentucky store. Now, the companies have plans to add another dozen stores to the list (which will be up and running in early 2019) as well as expand the selection to about 2300 products, including meal kits and Kroger’s private label Simple Truth.

The companies also announced that Walgreens stores in Chicago are now offering Kroger’s Home Chef-line of meal kits and online order pick-up for Kroger customers available in select Walgreens, according to CNBC.