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The Wall Street Journal reports that Kroger CFO Mike Schlotman said this week at an investors conference that while his company was open to moving into areas where it does not currently operate, it has no immediate plans to do so.

"There's a myth out there that we have a map of the United States with big X's over states that we won't go into. That doesn't exist," Schlotman said, adding, "There is nothing in our three-to-five year time horizon that requires us to either make an acquisition or enter a new geography."
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