The CEO of Kroger, America’s largest supermarket chain, explains why the company’s merger with the country’s 6th favorite grocer puts them in the perfect position to take on Amazon and Whole Foods (KR)

“We assumed that at some point, Amazon was going to do something in the physical world,” Kroger’s CEO said. John Minchillo/AP Images Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen spoke about his company’s omnichannel strategy at the National Retail Federation’s 2019 Big Show. In an interview with the CNBC anchor Sara Eisen, McMullen discussed how Kroger’s merger with…