About Harris Teeter
Harris teeter is an American supermarket chain headquartered in Matthews, a suburb of charlotte, north Carolina, with about 30,000 employees. Harris Teeter is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger Co., co-founded by W.T. Harris and Willis Teeter in 1960. As of October 2017, the chain operates 245 stores in seven states in the south Atlantic. In addition to retail stores, Harris Teeter in Greensboro, NC and Indian Trail as well as High Point, NC all have grocery, frozen and perishable food distribution centers. Based on 2011 fiscal year sales of $4.3 billion, supermarket news ranked Harris Teeter 34th out of the "top 75 retailers and wholesalers" in 2012. Harris ditt's official mascot has been "happy dragon harry" since 1992, with the slogan "food market near your home". On July 9, 2013, Harris Teeter was announced to be acquired by Kroger.