Kroger Launches TV Network for Employees
New York Kroger Co. has launched a national internal television network called KTV for its employees, according to BusinessRockford.com.
According to reports, KTV will mainly be used for employee development, saving costs by allowing them to receive training without having to travel. Kroger is said to be producing a full broadcast schedule of original programs. The programs will be both recorded and live, allowing for interaction between employees.
Pantry Senior VP Resigns
Sanford, N.C. Convenience store chain The Pantry, Inc. announced that David M. Zaborski, senior VP, operations, has resigned from the company effective March 31 to pursue other interests.
Brad Williams will be promoted to VP of field operations. He was most recently a division VP at The Pantry with operating responsibility for approximately 550 convenience stores.
CEO of Duckwall-ALCO Resigns
Abilene, Kan. Bruce Dale has resigned as president and CEO of Duckwall-ALCO Stores, the company announced Friday. Dale joined Duckwall-ALCO in 2005 at the start of its initiative to revitalize the company.
The company said it has begun a search for a new CEO. Donny Johnson, senior VP and CFO, will assume the role of interim CEO until a replacement is found.
Warren Gfeller, board chairman, stated, “We are grateful to Bruce for his energy, his leadership and his commitment to repositioning Duckwall-ALCO Stores. As Bruce departs, we are fortunate to have Donny Johnson serve as interim CEO.”