The Kroger Co. is a retailer in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. As of January 28, 2012, it operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,435 supermarkets and multi-department stores, 1,090 of which had fuel centers. As of January 28, 2012, it operated 2,435 supermarket and multi-department stores under banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry�s, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith�s. Of these stores, 1,090 have fuel centers. It also operates 791 convenience stores, either directly or through franchisees, and 348 jewelry stores. In addition to the supermarkets, as of January 28, 2012, it operated through subsidiaries 791 convenience stores and 348 jewelry stores. All of its jewelry stores located in malls is operated in leased locations. All of its jewelry stores located in malls is operated in leased locations.