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The Cincinnati Business Courier reports that Kroger is evaluating "six innovative ideas for downtown stores."

Ed Hudson, senior director of strategic insights for Kroger, says that in addition to working on new urban store designs, "Kroger is experimenting with grocery delivery. He said technology has changed to the point where it would make more sense to deliver goods to customers, or have drive-thru options or personal shoppers. The technology is changing to make this a possibility, Hudson said."
KC's View:
With more people moving to cities, every retailer should be thinking about urban options. Kroger, with its excellent dunnhumby program that tracks and responds to consumer behavior, should be in an excellent position to deliver on what people actually want.