Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, The Kroger Co. stands as one of the largest retailers in the United States, tracing its roots back to 1883 when Barney Kroger invested his life savings of $372 to open a single grocery store in downtown Cincinnati. With a steadfast commitment to the motto “Be particular. Never sell anything you would not want yourself,” Kroger has maintained its dedication to serving customers and the community for nearly 140 years. Kroger operates nearly 2,800 stores in 35 states under 28 different names, ensuring accessibility to fresh food for all customers.