Kroger Co. is laying off hundreds of middle-management employees in an apparent move to cut costs.

The Cincinnati Business Courier confirmed the layoffs taking place across the country. Kroger (NYSE: KR), the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, has 453,000 employees. It was unclear how many are in Greater Cincinnati.

“Store operating divisions are constantly evolving to ensure they build the teams and leaders who will deliver an amazing experience for customers and associates…

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Kroger laying off hundreds of store managers