Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. is an American supermarket chain based in Matthews, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. As of January 2021, the chain operates 260
stores in seven South Atlantic states and the District of Columbia. Supermarket News ranked Harris Teeter No. 34 in the 2012 "Top 75 Retailers & Wholesalers" based on 2011 fiscal year sales of $4.3 billion.
On July 9, 2013, Harris Teeter Supermarkets, announced that it was being acquired by The Kroger Company for $2.5 billion. The merger closed on January 28, 2014, though Harris Teeter retained its name, brand, and headquarters in Matthews.