Fry's food stores operates about 100 supermarkets under the fry's food stores and fry's mercado banners, mostly in phoenix but also in tucson and prescott, arizona. the grocery store chain also also operates about two dozen fry's marketplace stores, large (up to 120,000 sq. ft.) multi-department stores that offer full-service grocery and pharmacy departments, as well as expanded general merchandise, electronics, home goods, and toy sections. in addition to traditional supermarket fare, many fry's stores have in-store pharmacies and offer full-service banking through kroger personal finance. fry's is owned by the kroger co., the #1 pure grocery chain in the us.