Kroger to Add Nearly 650 Jobs at New Ohio Centers

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By Dan Sewell

CINCINNATI (AP) — Grocery giant Kroger Co. plans to bring nearly 650 jobs to new centers in a suburban city in southwest Ohio.

Kroger and Ohio officials announced Monday the $46 million investment by Kroger in buildings and renovations for a distribution center and a business administration center for customer service, human resources recruiting and digital innovation in Blue Ash.Kroger spokesman Keith Dailey said the new jobs will represent a cross-section of positions including people involved in mobile shopping technology and call-center employees for Kroger pharmacy customer service.

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 10-year tax credit for the project. JobsOhio, the state's private economic development agency, says it will also provide assistance.

Cincinnati-based Kroger employs nearly 400,000 employees across operations that generated $108.5 billion in sales last year.
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