Absent a 'transformational event,' it will be almost impossible to change Kroger's narrative.
In the first week that Amazon owned Whole Foods Market, price cuts were able to lure a lot of customers away from competitors.
No companies are completely recession proof, but some industries perform better in a weak economy than others.
A period of heightened investment is expected to drag on growth as Kroger wards off new competition.
Analysts suggest that the grocer will continue to gain market share on structural advantages.
Analysts suggest management is likely to lift 2018 estimates based on new deals in the pipeline.
Shares fell after Amazon announced that Whole Foods would cut prices, which has traders watching key support levels.
Analysts say spending is increasing but the spending funnel is narrowing, favoring the Big Six.
The S&P 500 just hit another bull market high, but many components are setting off fresh sell signals.
A recent survey suggests online retailers won't take over the entire grocery space anytime soon.