The Kroger Co. is a food retailing company that owns and operates supermarkets, multi-department stores and fulfillment centers throughout the United States. The Company manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. The Company operates approximately 2,800 owned or leased supermarkets, distribution warehouses and food production plants through divisions, subsidiaries, or affiliates. These facilities are located throughout the United States. The Company also owns store equipment, fixtures, and leasehold improvements, as well as processing and food production equipment. The Company offers personalized, order online, pick up at the store services and also provides home delivery services. In addition, the Company also retails products online. The Company’s brands include Private Selection, The Kroger, Big K, Check This Out, Heritage Farm, Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic.