Kroger http://wunc.org en Harris Teeter Shareholders Sign Off On Kroger Merger http://wunc.org/post/harris-teeter-shareholders-sign-kroger-merger <p><a href="http://harristeetersupermarketsinc.com/">Harris Teeter</a> shareholders have approved a plan for Kroger to acquire the Matthews-based grocery chain.&nbsp; Harris Teeter officials said in a statement that 83 percent of the votes cast by shareholders were in favor of the $2.5 billion merger agreement.&nbsp;&nbsp; The acquisition by <a href="http://www.kroger.com/Pages/default.aspx">Ohio-based Kroger</a> still has to be approved by federal regulators.&nbsp;<br /> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:15:20 +0000 Gurnal Scott 23567 at http://wunc.org Harris Teeter Shareholders Sign Off On Kroger Merger Kroger Is Buying Harris Teeter Supermarkets For $2.5 Billion http://wunc.org/post/kroger-buying-harris-teeter-supermarkets-25-billion <p>Two of the largest grocery store chains in North Carolina announced their merger Tuesday.&nbsp; Kroger is buying North Carolina-based Harris Teeter in a deal worth $2.5 billion.&nbsp; Kroger will also pay cash for all of Harris Teeter's outstanding shares for $49.38 per share.</p><p>Kroger CFO Mike Schlotman told investors today there are no plans to close any Harris Teeter supermarkets or remove the banner from buildings. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:04:36 +0000 Leoneda Inge 18641 at http://wunc.org Kroger Is Buying Harris Teeter Supermarkets For $2.5 Billion