Kroger http://wfae.org en Purchase Could Lower Prices At Harris Teeter http://wfae.org/post/purchase-could-lower-prices-harris-teeter <p>For the past five decades, Harris Teeter has been a locally-based company with a relatively small chain of regional supermarkets. Not anymore. The company announced Tuesday it’s being acquired by Kroger, the nation’s largest supermarket. What could&nbsp;the transformation from regional chain to national subsidiary could mean for you at checkout?</p><p></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:01:32 +0000 Ben Bradford 30985 at http://wfae.org Purchase Could Lower Prices At Harris Teeter Kroger Buys Harris Teeter http://wfae.org/post/kroger-buys-harris-teeter <p>Harris Teeter has finally found a buyer, and it's a big one. Kroger - the largest U.S. grocery store chain - is spending about $2.5 billion to buy the Matthews-based company.&nbsp;</p><p>But don't expect a name change at your local stores. Kroger says it will continue to operate the Harris Teeter brand.&nbsp;</p><p>Harris Teeter has been searching for a buyer for several months, and its CEO said in a press release the company is excited to become a part of Kroger.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 14:54:08 +0000 Michael Tomsic 30949 at http://wfae.org Kroger Buys Harris Teeter