The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer goods editor and analyst Austin Smith and industrials editor and analyst Isaac Pino discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Austin discusses Kroger, one of his favorite grocery chains. In a market where many investors want to right the organic wave with Whole Foods (NYS: WFM) , or play SUPERVALU (NYS: SVU) as a turnaround story, the Kroger Company just keeps ticking along with their model of operational excellence. They're a disciplined company that should keep clipping along nicely for years to come.
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At the time thisarticle was published Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Isaac Pino has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Costco Wholesale, SUPERVALU INC., Whole Foods Market, and Wal-Mart Stores.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendCostco Wholesale, Whole Foods Market, and Wal-Mart Stores. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.
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