January 16, 2017 5:55 PM ET

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Company Overview of Meijer, Inc.

Company Overview

Meijer, Inc. owns and operates supercenters in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. The company’s product categories include grocery, health and beauty, baby care, pet care, electronics, toys, sporting goods, home, home improvement and audio, garden and patio, clothing, gift cards, card and party needs, and custom cakes. It also provides bakery and deli, optical, pharmacy, and photo services. In addition, the company operates gas stations. Further, it sells its products through an online store. The company was founded in 1934 and is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Meijer, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Meijer Companies, Ltd.

2929 Walker Avenue NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49544-9424

United States

Founded in 1934





Key Executives for Meijer, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 47
Executive Chairman
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Director of Communications
Group Vice President of Softlines/Home
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Meijer, Inc. Key Developments

Meijer Inc. Announces Management Changes Effective January 1, 2017

Effective January 1, 2017, Meijer President Rick Keyes will add the title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The announcement was made by Hank Meijer, who has held the role of CEO and will now serve as Executive Chairman of the Meijer board. Traditionally, the role of Meijer President has been held by a non-family member, with the title of Chief Executive Officer through the years being held by Fred Meijer and Hank Meijer respectively. Doug Meijer and Mark Meijer will also stay actively involved through their roles as Directors of Meijer Inc. All new roles will become effective January 1, 2017.

Meijer, Inc. Opens New Supercenter in Flat Rock, Michigan

Meijer, Inc. opened a new 150,000-square-foot supercenter in Flat Rock, Mich., bringing southeastern Michigan shoppers better access to low prices on high-quality merchandise, fresh produce delivered daily and a full-service pharmacy that makes family health care a priority. The Flat Rock store will welcome customers from the Brownstown, Huron Township, Carleton, New Boston and Gibraltar communities and is located at 26100 Vreeland, just east of Telegraph Road. The new store is built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and will be open 24 hours a day. The grocery options that Meijer offers include more than 600 varieties of farm-fresh produce and a full-service meat department that features fresh seafood, Certified Angus Beef and custom cuts of meat. The bakery specializes in custom-decorated cakes and fresh bread baked four times daily. In addition to the retailer's traditional grocery and merchandise, garden center, and 24-hour gas station, the new Flat Rock Meijer pharmacy will offer drive-thru pick up and the company's free prescription program.

Meijer Opens New Supercenter in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Meijer, Inc. has opened a new 192,000 sqft supercenter in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Waukesha store is at 801 E. Sunset Drive. Meijer has made a major commitment to growth in Wisconsin and plans to open two to three additional stores per year through 2020, including potential locations in the Green Bay, Fox Valley, Greenfield, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan area in the next several years.

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