Harris Teeter, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co.(NYSE: KR), was co-founded in 1960 by North Carolina grocers W.T. Harris and Willis Teeter. Harris Teeter operates over 230 stores and 14 fuel centers in seven states and the District of Columbia.
In addition to its retail stores, Harris Teeter also owns grocery, frozen food, and perishable distribution centers in Greensboro, NC and Indian Trail, NC, as well as a dairy in High Point, NC. Harris Teeter is headquartered in Matthews, NC and has approximately 30,000 associates.
From August 10, 2016– September 11, 2016, shoppers at every Harris Teeter location were invited to make a $1, $3 or $5 donation to United Way at checkout. This effort to create change in the local community raised more than $458,000.